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Bass Fishing in America: The Search for Meaning in a Beer Bottle

Bass Ale cameos in works by Manet, Picasso, Joyce and Dylan Thomas, so how does this help the search for meaning in the universe?

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Modigliani: Of Brush and Ego Strokes

On his deathbed, Picasso is alleged to have whispered “Modigliani,” the name of the Italian painter with whom he shared a tumultuous friendship in the Paris of the 1920s. Amedeo Modigliani, known chiefly for his sensual, primitive-looking nudes, succumbed to a lethal trifecta of tuberculosis, addiction and poverty 50 years earlier at the age of […]