Everything Was Fine Until It Wasn't: 'The Ends of the World'

Everything Was Fine Until It Wasn't: 'The Ends of the World'

By Jordan Penney

Connecting deep time with human time and the picturesque with the disastrous, The Ends of the World shows that there may be inescapable consequences for our history and habit of improvident behavior. 23 Aug 2017 // 9:30 AM

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