How to Tell Africa’s History? (LA Review of Books) Lost in Translation (Commonweal) The Attack of Zombie Science (Nautilus) Yogurt’s Long Journey (Tablet) Diego Rivera by Francisco de la Mora and José Luis Pescador review – rumbustious hymn to a radical artist (The Guardian) Rivera has been featured in NOL a few times.
Never-Before-Published Hannah Arendt on What Freedom and Revolution Really Mean (Literary Hub) Boom and Gloom (Claremont Review of Books) The Bitcoin Law: Counterfeit Free Choice in Currency (Alt-M) Huge Diego Rivera mural about to go up at SFMOMA (The Mercury News) NOL has revisited works of Diego Rivera here (this particular mural, aka Pan American … Continue reading Some Monday Links
My college (City College of San Francisco) has a “Diego Rivera Theater” featuring a mural by the artist that spans the width of the building. It is the cultural asset of which the college is most proud. It is very nice to look at. Here’s a picture. That’s from David Potts, who teaches philosophy at … Continue reading From the Comments: Mexican communist art at San Francisco’s public colleges
This is from the communist Mexican artist Diego Rivera: Created during the Great Depression, this one is almost too predictable. It’s beauty alone, though, makes it worthy of an afternoon with tea. Here is more from NOL on the Great Depression.