CULTURE

Found in Translation

How does an artist adapt to a new country? Sara Evans explores Gustave Baumann’s move to New Mexico and his woodcuts from the 1930s in a lavish new book from Rizzoli.

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Art and Memory

The paintings in Leo Tadek’s home are a memoir of his marriage, his life in Belgium and in Moscow — and they also double as a tour of European history.

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Our Once and Future Home

Why are we so nostalgic for the comforts of home? How are we reinventing it as an intellectual salon, a mindful sanctuary, a hub of creativity and commerce? We propose a unified theory of home that shows how this place shapes every aspect of our lives.

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The Society of Things

What does it mean to fall in love with a sofa, a painting, a kitchen table or a vase? The world grows a little kinder when we have an I-Thou relationship with our possessions and enter the society of things.

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Living with Art

A painting on the wall, or a piece of sculpture standing on a table asks you to interact with the sensibility of the artist. If you look at it, a work of art will say, “I’ve got a distinctive way of viewing the world and I want you to see things my way, at least for a few minutes!”

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