Lawrence Weschler

Lawrence Weschler

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Lawrence Weschler, Director Emeritus of the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU, is the author, most recently, of Uncanny Valley: Adventures in the Narrative.

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  1. Who Owns History?

    Henry Taylor, "The Times Thay Aint a Changing Fast Enough!" and Dana Schutz, "Open Casket" Left: Henry Taylor, “The Times Thay Aint a Changing Fast Enough!” (2016); Right: Dana Schutz, “Open Casket” (2017); courtesy of the Whitney Museum

    takes sides in the incendiary debate that erupted at this year’s Whitney Biennial over a white artist’s depiction of the murdered teenager Emmett Till.