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The Brain of the City

Robert Rauschenberg, Untitled, 1965, lithograph, 25" x 21" I once heard Jasper Johns say that Rauschenberg was the man who in this century had invented the ...

October 22, 2014 08:15 PM

Material Objects

Lessons from Rare Book School. Edward Collier, Trompe l'Oeil of Newspapers, Letters and Writing Implements on a Wooden Board, 1699. Four stories underneath ...

October 22, 2014 04:34 PM

Tiny Books About Cats

From Adlai Stevenson’s Veto 1949, illustrated by Alice Garman. Given the passionate nature of bibliophiles, the fanatical devotion of cat fanciers, and the ...

October 22, 2014 02:00 PM

Tonight: Prurience!

An engraving from the Marquis de Sade’s Justine, or the Misfortunes of Virtue, 1796. Tonight at the French Institute Alliance Française, our very own Sadie ...

October 22, 2014 01:08 PM | 2 comments

Still Flying High, and Other News

Detail from the cover of the first issue of High Times, 1974. Ben Bradlee has died at ninety-three: “In his personal vernacular—a vivid, blasphemous ...

October 22, 2014 09:30 AM

The Fruit of Another

Dominique-Louis-Féréa Papety, The Temptation of Saint Hilarion, 1843–44. Octave Tassaert, The Temptation of Saint Hilarion, 1857. Let’s talk about ...

October 21, 2014 06:47 PM | 1 comments