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The centerpiece, conceptually and physically, of Aaron Stephan's show at Whitney Art Works is "Flat World/Round Map," a cast-iron sphere about six feet in diameter. While not exactly the largest ( "18 Columns" covers more ground and "The Burden Crates"
Aaron Stephan's sculpture takes center stage
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  June 19, 2009

Losing common ground

Among the chaos of fractious voices at the 17th International AIDS Conference, it’s hard to discern a clear message, and even harder to know who might be receiving it.  
A new rift between science and activism undermines progress in the fight against AIDS
By DAVID KISH  |  October 02, 2008

Selected and otherwise

Simic is a poet not of big gloomy poems but of small glooms and fears that haunt our waking lives and disturb our sleep.
A sheaf of post-April poetry and poets
By WILLIAM CORBETT  |  May 13, 2008

For the birds

Buckminster Fuller was an odd duck, one who routinely tackled concepts foreign to him.
Artful lodger comes to MIT
By IAN SANDS  |  April 23, 2008


The infusion of a personal panoply of mythological motifs allows Kinsella to create highly decorative pieces that still speak to the soul.  
Constructing images in a fantasy world
By IAN PAIGE  |  April 23, 2008

Mapping the mind

Consider the countless processes your body is performing in order for you to read these words.
Deborah Aschheim’s deep cartography
By IAN PAIGE  |  February 14, 2007


Design time

Mitchell Rasor is changing the way your city looks.
Mitchell Rasor on Percy Cycles, the Eastern Waterfront, and the contemporary city
By IAN PAIGE  |  August 09, 2006

Motion pictures

Like countless others, when I was a student and moving each year from dorm to apartment and then to another apartment, I made bookshelves out of bricks and planks of wood.
“Living in Motion: Design and Architecture for Flexible Dwelling” at the ICA   
By MARK FAVERMANN  |  February 22, 2006