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A New Study Links Fried Potatoes and Early Death:Researchers look for connections between fried foods and mortality
Film Review: OWN TV’s “Serving Life”:An inmate-staffed hospice program in one of the roughest prisons in the U.S.
Secular Funerals and Rituals Are Becoming More Common:Rituals help atheists, agnostics and the otherwise religiously unaffiliated move through grief
Tag Archives: New York City
A gay artist gives a distinctive look to his community
Keith Haring, who specialized in contemporary art during the AIDS pandemic, was born in Reading, Pennsylvania on May 4, 1958. He was a gifted artist from an early age, drawing his first inspirations from childhood idols such as Walt Disney … Continue reading
New York marks 15th anniversary of 9/11 tragedy with evocative arts
In the heart of Manhattan, nested within the 9/11 Memorial that is built upon Ground Zero — the site where the Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre once stood — a museum holds records and remnants of one of … Continue reading
Still Life tradition gets a makeover with this time-based memento mori installation
“Strange Fruit (for David)” by artist Zoe Leonard is as tender and fragile as it is innovative and…sometimes smelly. This installation comprises “Orange, banana, grapefruit, lemon, and avocado peels with thread, zippers, buttons, sinew, needles, plastic, wire, stickers, fabric, and trim … Continue reading
"No Man's Land" highlights death and the human condition
When Christian Boltanski proposed his idea for an art installation at the Park Avenue Armory in 2010, no one expected him to use so many clothes. Sitting at the center of the expansive installation was a 40-foot-tall mound of clothing, flanked … Continue reading
A piece of Ireland in Manhattan helps visitors contemplate world hunger
The Irish Hunger Memorial, located in the midst of Manhattan’s financial district, commemorates the Great Irish Famine that took the lives of up to a million people in Ireland — and drove so many to New York City. The Memorial … Continue reading