American-born French director applies the paradox of the Baroque worldview to the composition of his films, and most recently, to La Sapienza. Nicholas Elliott probes Green’s interest in the tension between spirit and reason.
Montana Wojczuck returns with an investigation—nay, exploration—of German wildman Werner Herzog’s latest film, Cave of Forgotten Dreams.
The art historian Carl Schusler’s vast archives document the decoding of patterns originating in the culture of the Paleolithic.
According to Alexander Nehamas there is an art to living—it’s found in television, Montaigne and Nietzsche. Fellow philosopher David Carrier challenges Nehamas to explain what he means by the “philosophical life” and how writing fits into it.
Two photographs of foreign wonders, Apollo, Mt. Nemrut, Turkey and Tree, Japan by Linda Connor.
Disko Bay #15 and Saqqara II, Dynasty III by Lynn Davis.