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As the New York Times moves forward with its dismaying plan to
lay off dozens of copy editors restructure its copy desk, a memorial in Columbia City, Indiana, is crying out with a message: The world needs copy editors. More than ever.
The monument honors 15 local soldiers who died in the Vietnam War. Alongside the central stone slab, it features a bench remembering those who fought in other wars. Among them are the Iraq War and the “War on Terriorism” — a new benchmark for memorial misspellings.
The typo raises all kinds of entertaining possibilities. Would that it were actually a tribute to the heroes of a little-known war against French vintners or to the promulgators of an obscure assault on feisty dogs. Alas, the spelling would still be wrong. “A pretty small thing to worry about” and yet a pretty big loss in the war on typos.
In a world delighted and entertained by displays of material excess, Diane Simpson shows that there is another possibility.
The animal carcass sculptures are gruesome yet their materials — the artist’s own discarded clothing — lend them some gentleness.
View work by over 40 experimental artists and collectives from throughout the Americas who contributed to New York’s art scene during the 1960s and ’70s.
Mr. Bernatowicz, in your introductory text you talk about the need for honesty, the disease of hypocrisy, overreaching governments. You do not fulfill a single one of your own ideals.
The biggest problem with turning Dune into a film is that the book appears increasingly derivative of generic sci-fi tropes.
This exhibition explores how images of the human body were used to provoke profound physical and emotional responses in viewers from the 15th through 18th centuries.
Ed Roberson’s motorcycle ride from Pittsburgh to the Pacific is a quest-romance, an exploration of American culture and American mythology.
The collaborative handmade paper- and printmaking center at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts publishes new works by Liz Collins and Sarah McEneaney.
The legendary performer Ricky Jay amassed a collection of about 10,000 rare books, posters, and artwork about all things esoteric.
The proceeds will benefit the BDC’s community-centered initiatives and exhibitions.