• | Jan Davidsz de Heem Still Life with Ham Lobster and Fruit c 1653 Photo via Wikimedia Commons | MR Online

    In Dutch still lifes, dark secrets hide behind exotic delicacies

    The Dutch Golden Age led to a tremendous outpouring of still-life paintings in the 17th century. Since then, critics have generally belonged to two opposing schools of thought when it comes to interpreting them.

  • | World Map Climate Change | MR Online

    This atlas maps the end of the world

    Today, “we’re cognizant of the fact that there is no future unless there is an ecological future.” That’s a reality one comes to see clearly after clicking through the digital pages of the “Atlas for the End of the World.”

  • | Tim Portlock CA$H4GOLD | MR Online

    This new museum imagines a world where capitalism is dead

    Visitors will be invited to reflect on capitalism as if looking back at it from a world in which capitalism is dead. “Much of the evidence of capitalism is either eroding over time or simply not known or easily accessible to the public,” the mission statement reads. “Our ambition is to connect and integrate these many efforts before the evidence is erased forever.”