Tag Archives: 20th Century

1964: The Street

Romare Bearden: The Street (1964)

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370 BC: Numberless Democrituses Like Himself

The pre-Socratic philosopher Democritus (c. 460 – c. 370 BC) believed in an infinite universe, and therefore in an infinite number of worlds. Some might be bigger or smaller than earth, he concluded; some might have more moons or suns, … Continue reading

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1966: A Riot is the Language of the Unheard

Martin Luther King, Jr. on “60 Minutes,” September 27, 1966.

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1913: Afterglow

Jonas Lie: Afterglow (1913)

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1912: South Downs

William Nicholson: View of the South Downs (1912)

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1979: Angel

Graciela Iturbide: Mujer Ángel, Desierto de Sonora, México [Angel Woman, Sonora Desert, Mexico] (1979)

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1958: Work

Kazuo Shiraga: Work II (1958)

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