By Contributing Editor Brendan Mackie Just what makes humanity special? On a range of merely physical indicators, the human animal
By Editor Derek Kane O’Leary American sculptor Bela Pratt imagined the above statue in 1916, but it was never built.
By guest contributor JT Jamieson A braggadocio writing in The New-England Magazine in 1832 asked his Northern audience, “Is it
By Contributing Writer Molly Wilder Autonomous man is–and should be–self-sufficient, independent, and self-reliant, a self-realizing individual who directs his efforts
By Editor Derek O’Leary, in conversation with curator Diana Greenwold It can be easy to imagine the early American republic
By Contributing Writer Stephan Steiner “Images have been reproached for being a way of watching suffering at a distance, as