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An Emergency in Slow Motion: A “Psychobiography” of Diane Arbus
An Emergency in Slow Motion: A “Psychobiography” of Diane Arbus

From dwarfs to giants, or what therapy has to do with the pinnacle of postmodern photography.

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On Loving Animals: A Visual Study of Affection and Its Extremes
On Loving Animals: A Visual Study of Affection and Its Extremes

What in-bred pugs and retired show cats have to do with the human capacity for selflessness and solipsism.

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Where Children Sleep: James Mollison’s Poignant Photographs
Where Children Sleep: James Mollison’s Poignant Photographs

What the Amazon rainforest has to do with the Kaisut Desert and Fifth Avenue luxury.

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Andrew Zuckerman: Curiosity and Rigor are the Secret to Creativity
Andrew Zuckerman: Curiosity and Rigor are the Secret to Creativity

Getting past the myth of “inspiration,” or why the fear of failure might be a good thing.

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Library of Dust: Reflections on Life Through the Unclaimed Dead
Library of Dust: Reflections on Life Through the Unclaimed Dead

Psychiatry’s ghosts, the poetry of the metaphysical, or what tree bark has to do with chemical corrosion.

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Rare Early Photographs of Musicians Around the World
Rare Early Photographs of Musicians Around the World

Playing the hurdy-gurdy, or why African-American jazz bands were banned in Australia until 1954.

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