Articles of Note

In 1767, Carl Linnaeus was suffering from information overload. His solution: the index card, a turning point in the relationship between power and technology... more »

New Books

People make music, dance, paint, tell stories, adorn objects and themselves. The creative impulse is universal. Why? E.O. Wilson on the invention of art... more »

Essays & Opinions

What is painting? With its increasing complexity, definitions are futile. At heart, though, painting is a means to find transcendence... more »