Sarah Maher

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Sally Kempton's Simple Self-Inquiry Meditation

8<p>SHARES<p>Try this self-inquiry meditation on the question "Who Am I?" that can help you look beyond your ego's definition of you and discover what lies …

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What Happens When French Women Do Get Fat

The BBC's news magazine recently ran a piece entitled 'The Perils of Being Fat, Female and French', which argues against the myth that Gallic women never gain weight. Its author, Joanna Robertson, seeks to expose a system of peer pressure and tyrannical-yet-hushed dieting.<p><i>Related: How French Women</i> …

Dear Artist, What Was Your First Job?

“If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And if it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest …

Art21 Premieres “Artist to Artist” Series

Last month, Art21 premiered <i>Artist to Artist</i>, a new film series that features contemporary visual artists in conversation with their peers, discussing …

Six Artists on Becoming Artists

In 2008, Art21 launched the Web-only series <i>Exclusive</i>, a mix of newly shot film and previously unreleased archival footage, focusing on a provocative …

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Kiki Smith unveils a new mural, Rashid Johnson makes his solo debut in Switzerland, Lari Pittman lectures at UCLA, and …

by Víctor Quijorna 

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Art only matters if it’s…

Art only matters if it’s irreverent, tormented, full of nightmares and desperation. Only an angry, obscene, violent, offensive art can show us the other side of the world, the side we never see or try not to see so as to avoid troubling our consciences.<p>So. No Peace or quiet. Whoever achieves perfect balance is too close to God to be an artist.

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …