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A Conversation With Marjorie Perloff

National Poetry Month: The fearlessly outspoken critic and Stanford titan on the contemporary poetry canon, the complexities of O.J. Simpson, and the non-Zen of John Cage

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Lincoln Kirstein at MoMA

The enigmatic, influential benefactor of the arts comes home to the temple of modernism he once shunned

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Lawrence Durrell’s Posthumous New e-Novel ‘Judith’ Is the Modernist ‘Exodus’

The expatriate British writer’s unfinished potboiler marks a milestone in depictions of Jewish characters

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Lighting Candles With the Jewish Modernists

Did the salons of 1920s Paris have a  Shabbat rival in Chicago?

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Modern Love

Brooklyn-born photographer Julius Shulman, the subject of two recent books, captured Los Angeles’ development into a center of modernism

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Broad Strokes

The Jewish Museum avoids making Modigliani into his generation’s Jim Morrison, but does it paint itself into a corner with another cliché?

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