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The View from Here As we stand in the latest wave of Beatle reanimania, it’s time to acknowledge they’re making their way across the universe

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Tom Ford Does Gucci

The former creative director of Gucci measures Ridley Scott’s movie about the Italian fashion dynasty that flamed out
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Miserly Musketeer The co-creator of Tesla and founder of SpaceX shares his money-saving tips

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Wear Celine X Louise Nevelson Designer Hedi Slimane has a long and storied involvement with the art world, one which he often brings to his… Listen Book of the Day Every weekday morning since late September, NPR’s Book of the Day podcast has welcomed authors to discuss their books… Wear Rag & Bone Contending with the streets of New York City during any precipitation event is a blood sport. That’s only one of the reasons why we are… Color Between the Lines Since 2005, RxArt, a nonprofit that brings art to children in hospitals, has released charming coloring books… Dance Everyday Ballet In New York City’s deluge of workout classes, it’s easy to neglect some of the older, more artful forms of movement. No longer!… Decorate Matilda Goad When Matilda Goad first started designing housewares, in the early 2010s, her main customer was her mother. Since then, she’s built… Wear Celine X Louise Nevelson Designer Hedi Slimane has a long and storied involvement with the art world, one which he often brings to his… Listen Book of the Day Every weekday morning since late September, NPR’s Book of the Day podcast has welcomed authors to discuss their books… Wear Rag & Bone Contending with the streets of New York City during any precipitation event is a blood sport. That’s only one of the reasons why we are… Color Between the Lines Since 2005, RxArt, a nonprofit that brings art to children in hospitals, has released charming coloring books… Dance Everyday Ballet In New York City’s deluge of workout classes, it’s easy to neglect some of the older, more artful forms of movement. No longer!… Decorate Matilda Goad When Matilda Goad first started designing housewares, in the early 2010s, her main customer was her mother. Since then, she’s built…
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My Favorite Things Brazilian-born interior-and-architectural designer Andre Mellone shares the items he always keeps close at hand

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Goy Makes Good Fifty years after he directed the movie adaptation of Fiddler on the Roof, Norman Jewison looks at his storied career

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Giving Well Is the Best Revenge Jeff Bezos’s ex-wife, MacKenzie, continues to donate her $60 billion to worthy causes—all while staying on planet Earth

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It Is Spring, shot by Imogen Cunningham in 1959. The image is one of a series by the photographer on show at the Seattle Art Museum.

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Among the first female photographers to represent the female nude, Imogen Cunningham challenged gender restrictions in both her profession and her art. Given the span of her career, from 1910 to the mid-70s, the variety of subjects and techniques to be found at the Seattle Art Museum, in the first major retrospective of Cunningham’s work in 35 years, should be no surprise. READ ON

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In Good Time Our globe-trotting watch aficionado investigates an unbridled demand for Cartier’s classic Tank and other trophy timepieces

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“So, tin cans and just general garbage and stuff. Do we want any appetizers?”

The $378 Million Question How did testing, sourcing, and selling beauty products online create so much wealth?

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La Dolce Vita Milanese With London in the midst of Brexit, and Paris more unfriendly than ever, Milan is having a moment

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The Only Podcast You Need The perfect way to spend a long holiday weekend—tune out the world and tune in to Morning Meeting

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Flora Collins The Brooklyn-based writer whose debut novel combines Freud, Jordan Peele’s Us, and her own upbringing

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Me, Me, Mílos What’s luring the world’s influencers to a rugged Mediterranean mining island?

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The Gang’s All Here The first collection of Bruce Weber’s golden-retriever shots celebrates the dogs who never leave the photographer’s side, otherwise known as “the gang”


Magritte: A Life

by Alex Danchev
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Murder, They Wrote

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“Use your words, Jefferson! Not a roundhouse to the face!”

Suspect Protection Program History’s largest-ever counterterrorism investigation enlisted efforts from the U.S., the U.K., and Pakistan. Why was its main suspect allowed to run free?

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“For some reason, people drink a lot less since I brought my twin brother into the business.”

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Songs you think you know, from Bruce Channel, Dion, the Staple Singers, and more

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In Memoriam

Richard David Story (1952–2021)

Issue No. 124
November 27, 2021
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Issue No. 124
November 27, 2021