Catharsis was a communal experience: although an individual might seek treatment on their own, their healing would require some form of safe social interaction,
Listen along as Alwani explores the power of music and delights the audience with an ethereal performance of her piano ballad.
Through art, Carlotta overcomes a rare brain condition that prevents her from recognizing faces.
Craft curator Nora Atkinson takes us on a trip to Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to see the beautifully designed and participatory art of Burning Man, revealing how she discovered there what’s often missing from museums: curiosity and engagement.
My father, affectionately known
by his sons as Doodles, took up painting-by-the-numbers.
His vision of blue jays hung over the toilet to be
reckoned with by any urinating male.
You have to get ready
for a more complicated life.
You have to tell him the simple things
don’t know how to put their round heads together.
Riitta Excell wore a pair of homemade wool socks: white with red floral patterns and rounded blue toes. Around her were women sipping tea and enjoying plum pastries and chicken … Continue reading