Nicholas Fox Weber, Anni & Josef Albers & Frank A. Von Hippel

June 6, 2021

Inquiry welcomes back NICHOLAS FOX WEBER writer and Director of the Albers Foundation. Tonight we talk about his stunning new art history ANNI & JOSEF ALBERS: EQUAL AND UNEQUAL. On tonights show we will talk about Josef and Anni’s early years, how they met, and their life at the Bauhaus

 

For the last century and a half, the development of effective insecticides and fertilizers has gone hand in hand with the development of chemical weapons. It was often the case of unintended consequences, but it was also a case of chemists working for a war effort. This is a complicated and grimly fascinating history. Tonight’s guest on Inquiry is FRANK A. VON HIPPEL a professor of ecotoxicology at Northern Arizona University. His new book is THE CHEMICAL AGE: HOW CHEMISTS FOUGHT FAMINE AND DISEASE, KILLED MILLIONS, AND CHANGED OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE EARTH.




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