Vogue’s “Non-Issue Issue”

British Vogue’s newest issue makes an important statement: age discrimination has no place in today’s society. With Jane Fonda on the cover and featuring Helen Mirren within, the issue combats stigmas and discrimination surrounding aging—specifically for women. After all, “a person’s age will always be a more intriguing, nuanced and inspiring factor than a simple number could ever suggest,” British Vogue’s editor-in-chief Edward Enninful says. …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

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1. Frieze Week’s Brooklyn Art Fairs As with all super-powered art fairs, NYC’s Frieze stirs such excitement in the city that a range of other fairs have cropped up at the same time (including three in Brooklyn) ultimately yielding what is referred to as “Frieze Week.” Hyperallergic ventured to Red Hook’s 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair and Greenpoint’s Moniker and Other Art Fair. Their findings—visible …

If We Were All Elephants

In describing elephants by their almost mystical elements (like sensing the weather both near and far, using their femurs to listen) “Being a Beast” author Charles Foster builds a profile of profound beauty. Placing this profile in conjunction with one of contemporary urban living, Foster illuminates all that makes the animals gentle, loving and unique. From reciprocal altruism to the depths of consciousness, the giant …