Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Political scientist Timothy Pachirat talks about working undercover for five months in a Great Plains slaughterhouse where 2,500 cattle were killed per day—one every twelve seconds. His book Every Twelve Seconds is an examination not only the slaughter industry but also of how, as a society, we hide violent labor.
Friday, May 20, 2011
After 45 years on the Upper East Side, The Whitney Museum of American Art is getting ready to move from its home at Madison and 75th Street to an edgy new building designed by Renzo Piano in the Meatpacking District. After The Whitney moves out of its landmark Breuer building in 2015, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will move its modern and contemporary art in.