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Articles with keyword "New York City"

In Focus

A New Awareness in New York

New York's David Cronin works to teach global understanding.


American Modernists

An exhibition focuses on the twentieth-century artists who created a new aesthetic.


Fight of the Century

A historic boxing match pits the son of a black Alabama sharecropper against a hero of the Third Reich.

A still from "The Soul of Youth." 1920


Film as Argument

The early disputatious days of American movies.


Editor's Note, March/April 2013

Scorsese blurs the line between entertainment and art.


Poised Pen

A traveling exhibition opens at the Cultural Institute of Mexico in Washington, D.C.


Not Just Another Ice-Cream-Suit-Wearing, Pen-Wielding Master of the Statusphere

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole speaks with Tom Wolfe about his role as the Balzac of our times.


The Passing City

Artist John Sloan documented the sidewalk theater of a changing New York.

Guastavino vaulted staircase, 1914


Vaulting Ambition

The artful masonry of Rafael Guastavino rediscovered.

Broadway from Fulton Street, 1890.


The City That Never Slept

—From “Mapping Time” by Peter Baldwin. Published in Common-Place, Vol. 6, No. 1 (2005). Printed by permission.