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He played long, luminous tones on his trumpet.

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Imaginative play that constructs a world available to experience.

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In search of roles commensurate with his ability and ethics.

Nuns standing in front of a Poons painting, c. 1963

Optically giving, mind-teasing, unabashedly beautiful paintings.

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He brought countercultural humor into sword and sorcery.

Phyllis Chesler in 1979, thinking over motherhood.

She unhooked the hooks and straps of women’s psychosocial bind.

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His talent stretched back to Yiddish theater.

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His is a vision of Eden reimagined by Hieronymus Bosch.

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She quietly contributed to dozens of nouvelle vague classics.

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She inspired new critical fusions of poetics and analysis.

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Shantih, Shantih, Shantih.

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He discovered a universe out of space-time.

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He painted the portrait of everything our eyes always miss.

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He transmuted Barthes-like semiotic insights into comic schtick.

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One of the great Promethean spirits of the counterculture.

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His films assume a state of undoing.

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He created a boldly self-contained sound world.

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

Chauncey_Wright

Evolution is a “broken and fragmentary form of ruin.”

cyril

A portrait in vivid failure.

OSKAR SCHLEMMER, 1933

He related the body to every other thing in space.

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An influential pioneer of Cultural Studies.

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In search of a democratic philosophical tradition.

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