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WEEKLY EMAIL: APRIL 07, 2011


True East

FEATURED THIS WEEK : CONSTANTIN BOYM

True East

Ever since I came to the Middle East, I have been looking for authenticity. Then I discovered mabkhara.
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WILLIAM H. HELFAND

Health for Sale

An abridged version of an interview with William H. Helfand by Innis Howe Shoemaker of the Philadelphia Museum of Art from the catalogue for the exhibition Health for Sale: Posters from the William H. Helfand Collection (2011). The exhibit runs through July 31.
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JOHN FOSTER

Accidental Mysteries, 04.03.11

Welcome to Accidental Mysteries, a weekly cabinet of visual curiosities set aside for your perusal and enlightenment.
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This deal follows closely on the heels of the announcement in February that struggling AOL would buy Huffington, one of the most heavily visited news websites in the country.
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POEM OF THE WEEK

"ABC"

A poem by Robert Pinsky.
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