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Posts Categorized: Essays
The Monastery and the Microscope: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Mind, Mindfulness, and the Nature of Reality Read More »
[A note from Cecilia: See end of text] This year’s Biennale, in spite of some critics, for me fits the bill of art… Read More »
Alfred Barr, the legendary founding director of MoMA has Read More »
Robert Smithson, Dead Tree, 1969 (Destroyed. Reconstruction at the 2015 Venice Biennale). *
‘“When you look at the issues facing society now – whether it’s health care, climate change, terrorism, energy – these are the kids who have the most potential to solve these problems,” says David Lubinski, professor of psychology in Vanderbilt University in Tennessee. “These are the kids we’d do well to bet on.”’
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Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo (MAXXI, Rome). Image from Another Something & Co.
During one of her early Read More »
Water Lily Pond (1917) Claude Monet (1840-1926) *
Harvard University announced in late January of this year a major revision to Read More »
It’s actually an excellent movie, a suspense thriller about a Google-type Read More »
Ellsworth Kelly, White Relief over White (2003)
What is this?
Two white, shaped-canvas panels joined and hanging on the wall – which one is the Read More »
What exactly is consciousness?
There is a bonobo (a near relative of chimpanzees and our own close cousin) that in his lifetime learned Read More »