Caroline Pham

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Bryan Zanisnik Keeps It in the Family

<i>How does an artist figure out what’s truly essential?</i> In a new film from the ART21 <i>New York Close Up</i> series, artist Bryan Zanisnik discusses how he …

Salvador Dalí’s Rare, Erotic Vintage Cookbook

<i>“When I was six years old,”</i> <b>Salvador Dalí</b> (May 11, 1904–January 23, 1989) once professed, <i>“I wanted to be a cook.”</i> But it wasn’t until his late sixties that he channeled his childhood fantasy into <b>Les Diners de Gala</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a lavishly illustrated cookbook, originally published in 1973 and …

Ten Days at the Mad-House: How Nellie Bly Posed as Insane in 1887 in Her Brave Exposé of Asylum Abuse

In 1887, two years after she launched her career with a response to a patronizing chauvinist and two years before she raced around the world in a quest to outpace Jules Verne’s fictional eighty-day itinerary, pioneering Victorian journalist <b>Nellie Bly</b> (May 5, 1864–January 27, 1922) pulled off one of …

Look into their eyes: Amazing collection of vintage posters shows how magicians advertised their dark arts 100 years ago

By<p>With their fiendish imagery and ghoulish characters, these magic posters enthralled audiences, promising them dark arts and unbelievable …

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations

As a lover of illustrated fairy tales and having just returned from Sweden, I was delighted to discover, thanks to the relentlessly wonderful <i>50 Watts</i>, <b>East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North</b> (<i>public library</i>; <i>public domain</i>) — a collection of Scandinavian fairy tales, illustrated …

Leo Tolstoy on Emotional Infectiousness and What Separates Good Art from the Bad

By 1897, <b>Leo Tolstoy</b> (September 9, 1828–November 20, 1910) was already a literary legend of worldwide acclaim and a man deeply invested in his ultimate quest to unravel the most important wisdom on life. But he shocked the world when he published <b>What Is Art?</b> (<i>public library</i>; <i>public domain</i>) that year …