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  • What happened to all the art that Nazis looted? This Jewish Museum exhibit tells the story of several masterworks

    Chloe Sarbib|Sep 17, 2021

    Great works of art often become so present in our everyday lives - the "Mona Lisa" on a mug, "The Starry Night" on a sweater, Basquiat in Beyoncé and Jay-Z's Tiffany campaign - that it's easy to forget how fragile the originals are. These images that populate our collective consciousness all started as a single destructible canvas. But most museums don't highlight the life these artworks have had as physical objects - often because that history is wrapped up in colonialism and theft. At the...

  • Could this real-life Nazi salute incident have inspired Netflix's 'The Chair'?

    Chloe Sarbib|Sep 3, 2021

    This article originally appeared on Alma. Light spoilers ahead for "The Chair." "The Chair," Netflix's new six-part dramedy set in the English department of a fictional Ivy League school, is about a lot of things: existing as a woman of color in academia, workplace sexual tension, parenthood, grief, Sandra Oh's incredible double-breasted jackets. It's also about a casual Nazi salute - if there is such a thing - which occurs during the first episode and reverberates throughout the rest of the...

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