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Lena Herzog
Lena Herzog

Lena Herzog is a Russian-born artist based in Los Angeles and New York. She studied linguistics and literature at St. Petersburg University in...

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Dreams of America: Work in Progress

Can the American imaginary be depicted?

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Fundamentally American Activities

This is about men doing away with those general laws to which they themselves will need recourse in their day of adversity, how moderation became mistaken for cowardice, extremism for courage, and how words lost their meaning.

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The Long Telegram: Imaginary Friends and Phantom Enemies

The result of the obsessive vilification of Russia is a tragic waste of opportunities for two major nations to join in the actual wars at hand.

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Lena Herzog
Lena Herzog

Lena Herzog is a Russian-born artist based in Los Angeles and New York. She studied linguistics and literature at St. Petersburg University in Russia; philosophy at Mills College in Oakland, Calif.; and was a research consultant at Stanford University.

She is the author of five books of photography. Her work has appeared in and was reviewed by The New York Times, Harper’s Magazine, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, the Los Angeles Times, The Paris Review and Cabinet, among other publications.

Herzog has been widely exhibited in Europe and the United States. Her book “Lost Souls” was published in 2010 in conjunction with an exhibition at the International Center of Photography in New York and made the 2010 New York Times Editors’ Choice list. Herzog’s monograph “Deus Ex Machina: The Strandbeests of Theo Jansen” will be published by Taschen next year.

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