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"We the People Do Not Know what Kind of World We Should Imagine": Archibald MacLeish and Democracy in the 1930's
I would like the starting point in this examination of the 1930's work of Archibald MacLeish to be one of simple investigation. In this document I seek to explore the ways in which MacLeish conceived of art, ethics and ...
Surveying the damage: Political aesthetics of violence after Abu Ghraib
From the outstretched hands of an injured Haitian girl who reaches toward the camera to the thumbs up of a U.S. interrogator who stands over the naked body of a detainee, we are inundated, today, with politicized images ...