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The View from Here The world wants to punish Putin’s billionaire cronies, but he didn’t enrich them alone: U.S. policies and such members of the Harvard elite as Jeffrey Sachs and Larry Summers helped

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Oligarch Helpline Yachts being scuttled, accounts being frozen, sniggers at Sexy Fish. Russian autocrats are people, too. And right now, they need assistance

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All About Andy The former editor of Warhol’s Interview magazine on what Ryan Murphy’s new Netflix series, The Andy Warhol Diaries, gets right and wrong

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Shop Desert Vintage Last weekend, Desert Vintage, a Tucson, Arizona, boutique that’s been around since 1974, opened an East Coast outpost… Read Jens Risom: A Seat at the Table Even if you don’t recognize Jens Risom’s name, you will likely recognize his furniture. Companies such as… Eat Una Pizza Napoletana Anthony Mangieri opened Una Pizza Napoletana in the East Village in 2004. He closed it in 2009, decamped to San Francisco, Watch Somebody Somewhere With their new HBO series, Somebody Somewhere, the Duplass brothers have paved the way for a new genre:… Wear Clements Ribeiro Fashion fiends will surely remember when Clements Ribeiro was “a thing.” The company’s peak was in the early 90s, not long… Wear Rose & Co. In the Air Mail–verse, taking a trip to London or Paris to be fitted for a new pair of spectacles by an excellent optician Shop Desert Vintage Last weekend, Desert Vintage, a Tucson, Arizona, boutique that’s been around since 1974, opened an East Coast outpost… Read Jens Risom: A Seat at the Table Even if you don’t recognize Jens Risom’s name, you will likely recognize his furniture. Companies such as… Eat Una Pizza Napoletana Anthony Mangieri opened Una Pizza Napoletana in the East Village in 2004. He closed it in 2009, decamped to San Francisco, Watch Somebody Somewhere With their new HBO series, Somebody Somewhere, the Duplass brothers have paved the way for a new genre:… Wear Clements Ribeiro Fashion fiends will surely remember when Clements Ribeiro was “a thing.” The company’s peak was in the early 90s, not long… Wear Rose & Co. In the Air Mail–verse, taking a trip to London or Paris to be fitted for a new pair of spectacles by an excellent optician

Donald Trump, Party Crasher Dana Brown was plucked from his bartending post to work at Vanity Fair in its golden era. One of his jobs was manning the door at dinner parties—and keeping the uninvited out

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Eye of the Beholder Can scrubbing the toilet be classified as “self-care”? Some fancy new cleaning solutions practically guarantee it. Our intrepid reporter puts on her rubber gloves …

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One Journalist Who Actually Stood Up to Trump The truth about what happened the night The Donald got turned away from a Vanity Fair party

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Our Favorite Things For friends and frequent shopping partners Ryan Dziadul and Katie Sturino, fashion and wellness are always top of mind. The two stylish New Yorkers share their favorite little luxuries of the moment

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The Never-Ending Dinner Party At Sally Clarke’s eponymous restaurant, in Notting Hill, the good times rage on

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Head for Figures

Alberto Giacometti (1901–66) stands outside modern art’s broad historical narrative of revolutionaries versus traditionalists. Where other members of the avant-garde were guided by their imaginations or emotions, Giacometti evolved an aesthetic rooted in close observation of the subject before him, thus declaring his allegiance to the past. At the same time, he explored the most forward-looking ideas about perception, representation, and what it meant to see and depict the world. This made him, uniquely, both reactionary and modern—a radical conservative. READ ON

Alberto Giacometti, photographed by Gordon Parks in Giacometti’s Paris studio, 1952.

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An Evening with Aristotle Onassis A new one-man play recounts the turbulent life—from telephone operator to the world’s richest man—of the Greek shipping magnate, Jackie O and all …

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“All we can do now is hope it sees something shiny on Staten Island.”

Too Hot to Handle? Albert Trummer made Apotheke the buzziest watering hole in New York—until it all went up in flames. Now he’s trying to re-create the magic

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Yat’s a Wrap Move over, NFTs—Yats, or personalized emoji sequences, are the next big thing in digital assets, and it’s surprisingly easy to buy in

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Are You Ready for Gandhiland? And other strange news about these curious days …

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Jayme Lawson Since graduating from Juilliard, the young actress has gone from an Off Broadway performance to The Batman. Next up: a young Michelle Obama

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Culture

The 96-Year Itch At 96, Marilyn Stafford, the masterful yet little-known photographer who shot everyone from Albert Einstein to Sharon Tate and everything from political unrest to war, gets her due


Rebels Against the Raj: Western Fighters for India’s Freedom

by Ramachandra Guha
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After the Romanovs: Russian Exiles in Paris from the Belle Époque Through Revolution and War

by Helen Rappaport
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“I don’t need you to slay the dragon. I need you to listen to the dragon.”

Second Sight A New York Times Opinion writer comes to terms with a partial loss of vision

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Air Mail Jr.

Her favorite view? “The rooftops of Paris in the blue-gray light.”
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Air Play

Brick and Mortar

Get off Zoom and into the office, with these songs—by the Isley Brothers, Willie Hutch, the Talking Heads, and more—as your soundtrack

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What part of NO don’t you understand? (With apologies to Aleksandr Rodchenko.)
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Issue No. 138
March 5, 2022
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Issue No. 138
March 5, 2022