Dr.Sam Ben-Meir

Reflections on the Tuskegee Study and Its Moral Harm

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Black History Month challenges all of us to learn, reflect and understand many things about the Black American experience, among them the Tuskegee Syphilis Study.

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Humanism in Painting: Remembering the Art of Symeon Shimin

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Humanism in Painting: Remembering the Art of Symeon Shimin

Sam Ben-Meir - January 26, 2021

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Art as Liberation: The Mexican Muralists at the Whitney Museum

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Art as Liberation: The Mexican Muralist

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Power vs. Duty in American Politics

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Sam Ben-Meir - January 6, 2021


To anyone paying attention the last four years, Trump’s refusal to a

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The Painter as Hooligan: Adrian Ghenie at Pace Gallery

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The first time I encountered Adrian Ghenie’s work was nearly four years ago, and yet it seems much longer than that. I suspect that the reason for this is, at least in part, because the world appears so very different than it did in early 2017, when Recent Paintings, Ghenie’s third solo show at Pace Gallery, opened to the public. The Trump administration had only just begun, and no one could foresee how radically altered the country and indeed the world would be in just a few years.

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Anarchism and the Avant-Garde: Félix Fénéon at the Museum of Modern Art

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Anarchism and the Avant-Garde: Félix Fénéon at the Museum of Modern Art

Sam Ben-Meir - December 1, 2020

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The American Struggle: Jacob Lawrence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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The American Struggle: Jacob Lawrence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sam Ben-Meir - October 15, 2020

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Material Ecology: Neri Oxman at the Museum of Modern Art

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Material Ecology: Neri Oxman at the Museum of Modern Art

Sam Ben-Meir - October 6, 2020

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Destruction of Juukan Cave a Loss to Humanity

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Destruction of Juukan Cave a Loss to Humanity

Sam Ben-Meir - September 21, 2020

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