The Woman Who Saved Lower Manhattan From Becoming a Highway
A timely new documentary celebrates the legacy of Jane Jacobs, the revolutionary writer and organizer who fought to preserve citizens' voices as urban renewal projects threatened to destroy local communities.
The Artist Who Painted the Politically Invisible and the Politically Active
For most of her life, the 20th-century painter Alice Neel worked in obscurity, depicting people of color, the working class, intellectuals, and activists. Now, a new exhibition curated by Hilton Als examines her portraits of her neighbors in Harlem.