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Alix Lambert on THE EYE FLOATER

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She reminds us of the excitement and beauty inherent in aviation.

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“Remember what connects people more than what separates them.”

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“An art of ambiguity, contradiction, uncompleted gestures.”

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“Pain… calls me over and wants to know the secret of reaching you”

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From sharecropping to sharing crops.

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The primary purpose of prison is not rehabilitation but repression.

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This so-called “sick” comedian was brave, and he paid a price for it.

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“Forget all the standard art forms.”

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Devotion and desolation are his themes.

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“I’d probably break down and cry.”

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His wit, his sculpture, and his being have proven influential.

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Visionary inventor infamous for her on-screen nudity.

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Original pacing, gliding vowels, and a visceral commitment to the material.

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The American who helped start the anti-Nazi German resistance.

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He wasn’t crushed by exhaustion, frost, hunger, and endless humiliations.

Photo of Leroy Sievers by Alix Lambert

“It’s not necessarily a happy world. We need to talk about this stuff.”

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Backwards, in high heels, and brilliant

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Sometimes it pays a man to keep his eyes closed.

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Model, artist, photo­graph­er, surrealist, war correspon­dent.

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They were so insep­arable they practically fused into each other.

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Actors portray their own divorced parents, from verbatim interviews.

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If you’re not in the right predicament, you will be eaten.

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On a mission to end genocide and crimes against humanity.