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For most of the year, forsythias are just a scruffy, lanky bush. But its charms in the spring amply justify its place in so many gardens. As part of the great spring sweep of yellow, I await its … more
Wrenched from the receding annals of diplomacy, “Oslo” by J.T. Rogers examines the furtive, incremental steps that led to the signing of the Oslo Accords between Israel and the PLO in 1993. more
While further researching the New York Botanical Garden’s exhibit “What in the World is a Herbarium?” I was privileged to speak with Matthew C. Pace, the assistant curator of the William and Lynda Steere Herbarium. more
The image “Who’s the Fairest?” is a photograph of a young girl, face unseen, standing in front of a mirror wearing an oversized adult hat, pajama bottoms, and brown boot-like slippers, thinking … more
A few months ago, Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy watched students visiting the Bronx Museum of the Arts study a ... more
Art has always been the forefront of Daniel Hauben’s life ... more
In 1977, Scientific American published the story “Exploring the Herbarium” by Siri von Reis Altschul. The author was discussing the value of exploring herbaria for new plants for use as food, … more
For 40 years, Michael Mendel had a say in making iconic album art for major labels. From David Cassidy and Gladys Knight and the Pips ... more
I grew up on Bible stories, and Noah and the flood is one of the more dramatic ones. It has become fashionable to view these stories as allegories or fables, although it also is a great … more
Before he first took stage as Sherlock Holmes, Tal Aviezer was only a casual fan of the world’s most famous detective. Five years later, he knows ... more
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