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Brooklyn-based artist Martha Rosler focuses on Iraq as a war of choice. As violence and destruction rain down on Iraq, American society continues unaffected, unsuffering and unparticipating. She frames a message by dual references–using a series of photographs taken from American “nesting magazines” juxtaposed with jarring images taken from the war in Iraq. Shown here are four works: Red-Stripe Kitchen, Cellular, Gladiators and Photo-Op.
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Alex Gibney on his documentary investigating the Roman Catholic Church’s handling of child sex-abuse cases
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The practice of sexualized eyeball licking was causing conjunctivitis in Japanese sixth graders.
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