The Human Condition
Addicted to Addiction
A new book about early modern England reveals an eternal truth: We are all addicted to something, and maybe that’s not a bad thing, so long as we choose well.
In Search of Lost Time
A new contemporary art exhibit explores the humble but vital elements of human life that are becoming all too rare in our distraction-prone digital world: stillness, solitude, and the solidity of time itself.
Bury My Art at Wounded Knee
A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian uses platinum printing—of the sort known for romanticized portraits of the “vanishing Indian”—to devastating effect.
“Damage Control,” a new show at the Hirshhorn museum, explores the death drive, the beauty in destruction, and the aftermath of the Cold War.
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