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Timeless stories from our 172-year archive handpicked to speak to the news of the day.
The trials of an almost candidate
Blick auf den Tiergarten mit weißen Kugeln (Parkbild), by Max Beckmann © akg-images When we try to get at a work of art, words of criticism fail worse than anything—they…