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Daily Archives: June 24, 2019

Fresh Takes: Ujwal Nair’s Animated Treat ‘KPL’

To kick off AWN’s article series, Fresh Takes, a creative showcase focused on new voices and talent we’re lucky enough to happen upon in our travels – all sorts of interesting stuff that catches our eye and, we feel, is worth checking out – we’re

The Holocaust Survivor Who Deciphered Nazi Doublespeak

The Holocaust Survivor Who Deciphered Nazi Doublespeak

“It makes some sense that academic research started with the Nazi regime and ideology, but it went for decades not looking at the Jewish experiences, Jewish sources,” said Laura Jockusch, a professor of Holocaust studies at Brandeis University and the author of “Collect and Record!:

Joyce Pensato, Who Made Cartoon Characters Complex, Dies at 78

Joyce Pensato, Who Made Cartoon Characters Complex, Dies at 78

Joyce Pensato, a painter who took the Abstract out of Abstract Expressionism and added a little Pop, making large-scale black-and-white paintings that transformed popular cartoon characters into ambiguous, emotionally complex and sometimes scary creatures, died on June 13 in Manhattan. She was 78. Petzel Gallery,

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