August 31, 2018

The World in Time:

Jim Holt

Lewis H. Lapham talks with Jim Holt, author of When Einstein Walked with Gödel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought. More

sRivalry & Feud: Fragonard

The Musical Contest, by Jean-Honoré Fragonard, c. 1755. © By kind permission of the Trustees of the Wallace Collection, London / Art Resource, NY.

sRivalry & Feud: Leighton

The Reconciliation of the Montagues and the Capulets over the Dead Bodies of Romeo and Juliet, by Frederic Leighton, c. 1855. © Christie’s Images / Bridgeman Images.

sRivalry & Feud: Platzer

Samson’s Revenge, by Johann Georg Platzer, eighteenth century. © Erich Lessing / Art Resource, NY.

sRivalry & Feud: Rutkovsky

Joseph Stalin Before Sergei Kirov’s Coffin, by Nikolai Rutkovsky, 1937. © HIP / Art Resource, NY.

sRivalry & Feud: Oppenheimer

Six-Day Race, by Max Oppenheimer, 1929. © Erich Lessing / Art Resource, NY.

sRivalry & Feud: Saint Michael

Saint Michael and the Dragon, by an unknown Valencian painter, c. 1405. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1912.

sRivalry & Feud: David and Goliath

David and Goliath rendered in curlicues, German engraving, eighteenth century. Rijksmuseum, Gift of F.G. Waller, Amsterdam.

sRivalry & Feud: Soth

City of Refuge, outside Pahokee, Florida, 2014. Photograph by Alec Soth. © Alec Soth / Magnum Photos.

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