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The captions Dorothea Lange wrote for her photographs have the compactness of Ernest Hemingway’s prose: “Three families, 14 children.” Her captions mimic the sparseness of her compositions, as if the words can remain sturdy without the buttresses of adjectives. “June 1935. Negro field worker, Holtville, Imperial Valley, California. He has …

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On April 28th, the Museum of Innocence, the long-awaited realization of Orhan Pamuk’s novel of the same name, opened in one of Istanbul’s more bohemian quarters. But let us not begin with the Museum of Innocence or The Museum of Innocence. Rather, let us begin with the word museum. It …

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