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Streisand – Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power

Neal Gabler— She always seemed to be an example. She was an example of chutzpah. As one fan would say of Streisand’s legacy, “For me, it began with her first revelation: by shoving a Jewish girl’s face in front of the cameras she was announcing, beneath all the self-deprecation, I’m

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Marc Michael Epstein on the Rylands Haggadah

Earlier this year, Marc Michael Epstein, author of The Medieval Haggadah: Art, Narrative, and Religious Imagination, gave a lecture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, called “Bad Boy: Portrait of the Rylands Haggadah as Naughty Sibling.” In the text and video below, he explains the significance and pleasures of working

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The New Republic salutes Kitaj and Calder books as “remarkable”

Writing for The New Republic, Jed Perl lists “half a dozen remarkable books about the visual arts published during the year.” Two of his six favorites were published by Yale University Press this past year: Second Diasporist Manifesto: A New Kind of Long Poem in 615 Free Verses by R.

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