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Articles: Arts

A spoof passport written in Spanglish for the fictional country El Spirit Republic of Puerto Rico, with a domino in place of a national seal on its cover

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(1 of 12) Adál Maldonado’s The Passport, 1995, from the series The Spirit Republic of Puerto Rico.

Transfer from the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, Gift of the artist, 2012.178. © ADзL. Image courtesy of Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum

Arts

The ubiquity of movement across man-made borders

10.7.19

Rafael Campo
Photograph by Stu Rosner

Rafael Campo’s compassionate care

May-June 2019

Min Jin Lee

Photograph by Ella Rinaldo

“I worry a great deal about how Koreans are perceived,” the author says.

2.13.19

Illustration by Gaby D’Alessandro

The continuing appeal of novelist Rachel Ingalls

March-April 2019

Paolo Pasco

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Paolo Pasco and the art of making crosswords

March-April 2019

The multitalented Edward Gorey in September 1977, on the distinctive set he designed for the Broadway production of Dracula—for which he won a Tony Award for best costume design

Photograph by Jack Mitchell/Getty Images

An idiosyncratic new biography of Edward Gorey

March-April 2019

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

March-April 2019

Correspondence on not-so-famous lost words

January-February 2019

 Maurice Lalau image for “The Juggler of Notre Dame,” by Anatole France (1924)

(Click on arrow at right to see a gallery of images.) Maurice Lalau image for “The Juggler of Notre Dame,” by Anatole France (1924)

Image courtesy of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

A Dumbarton Oaks exhibition connects “an enchanted past” to the human condition.

November-December 2018