Jonathan Jones

The Touching Hug Photo From Ferguson Protests Is a Blatant Lie

The camera is a superb liar. It only shows one moment, and has no obligation to explain the bigger picture behind it. The selective use of photographs can therefore replace truth with whatever visual detail we choose to fix on. Horror or schmaltz, the effect is the same, to simplify reality and turn a story into a deceptively straightforward image.

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10 Weirdest Works of Art

1. Salvador Dalí, Lobster Telephone (1936)

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Seniors Paying $7,125 a Month to be Neglected? What Happened When Wall Street Got Involved in Assisted Living

The following story is original to ProPublica. This is part 1 and part 2 of a series on assisted living facilities. 

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