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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:54 PM

Maggie’s Centres: A Focus on Scotland

On Thursday, September 18, Scotland votes on independence. Over four centuries after the English and Scottish crowns joined forces, and over three centuries after the original Act of Union, the people of Scotland will democratically elect to remain within or abandon the ideal of a United Kingdom. When Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, across […]…More

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:53 PM

The Shadow of Memory in a Post-9/11 World

On the morning of September 11, 2001, nightmare-like imagery appeared on television screens across the country. News footage of two commercial airliners flying dangerously low through the New York skyline played on an infinite loop. The twin towers of the World Trade Center hemorrhaged fire and black smoke against a clear blue sky. Office workers helplessly plummeted […]…More

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From the Collection

Albrecht Dürer

Knight, Death, and the Devil

1513

Peter Rubens

Saint Catherine in the Clouds

early 1620s