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Precarious Immortality: William S. Burroughs on Film

Few humans maintained a courtship with death as intimate and prolonged as that of William S. Burroughs. Despite a decades-long addiction to heroin, numerous run-ins with the law, and an unabashed love of gunplay, the author of Naked Lunch (1959) … Read More

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‘Lick Boy Fat Art’: Keith Haring’s Language Art Decoded

A new exhibition at NYU shows how the artist used glyphs, anagrams, and phonics to express taboo subjects
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