Monday, 9 May 2016

The Owls Are Not What They Seem

The Resistance of Jane Irish

PHILADELPHIA - Many readers are likely to associate Edgar Allen Poe with a story like "The Tell-Tale Heart" or a poem such as "The Raven." But in 1848 Poe also wrote Eureka, a lesser-known work in which the author develops an intuitive rather than scientific argument about the nature of the universe.

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Long Time Coming

A Psychological Portrait of Eva Hesse

Telling the story of Eva Hesse's life and work presents one major challenge: as a narrative arc, it is necessarily truncated. In most respects Hesse is the perfect subject for a drama-filled documentary. Her childhood was full of pain and upheaval. The early years of her career were marked by relentless experimentation and constant self-doubt.