Esther Bergdahl

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Where's the Boundary Between Public Art and Advertising?

Experts in both fields weigh in on how the Fearless Girl statue illustrates—and collapses—the distinctions.

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A Pilgrim in Chicagoland

I didn’t feel at home in my new city until I became a tourist in my old one—and brought back the souvenirs to prove it.


Why Do Passengers Insist on Crowding Around Subway Doors?

And how can you get the bottleneckers to move?