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A new book says 'smaller' cities could be the way of the future

This month sees the publication by MIT Press of Small, Gritty, and Green: The Promise of America's Smaller Industrial Cities in a Low-Carbon World by Catherine Tumber.
Thinking small
By JON GARELICK  |  November 18, 2011

Left out- side

By BRENDAN HUGHES  |  January 30, 2008

Beyond illbient

When I get DJ Spooky on the phone a week ago Tuesday, he’s fresh home in New York City from Antarctica.
DJ Spooky goes global
By JON GARELICK  |  January 14, 2008

Jury’s got the verdict

Two well-judged shows light up the holiday horizon.
‘Trans’ at Atlantic Works, ‘Red’ at Cambridge Art Association, Caroline Jones and David Joselit at MIT, Ralph Gibson at BU
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  December 09, 2007

''Things'' we love

Until I was 14, I spent nearly every Saturday evening wading through a wealth of antique objects in my grandmother’s small apartment in the Baltimore suburbs.
Writers extol sacred objects of everyday use — and uselessness
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  September 24, 2007
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Interrogation Machine is the sort of book that eschews any particular methodology in favor of throwing itself headlong into an experimental engagement with a vast, difficult, and continually changing historical and aesthetic terrain.
Alexei Monroe’s Interrogation Machine: Laibach and NSK  
By CHRIS THOMPSON  |  May 24, 2006

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If we agree that the state of current art criticism is worrisome enough to warrant some serious soul-searching, then art historian James Elkins's perspective is the right way to come to grips with what it really is.
The real art criticism
By CHRIS THOMPSON  |  March 29, 2006