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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

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 04:20 AM

A Visit to Maggie’s West London

Richard Rogers first came to international attention when he and Renzo Piano won the competition for the Centre Pompidou in Paris in 1971. That radical intervention into the urban fabric of the French capital placed escalators into a transparent tube along one side of the building and mechanical services into multicolored modular units along the […]…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