What’s most remarkable about Carlos Lara’s Like Bismuth When I Enter is the palpable sense that the author is translating life into language.
Jeffrey Grunthaner is a writer and artist currently based in Berlin.
The Restless Mind of Giorgio de Chirico
The symbolism that runs through much of de Chirico’s visual art is also apparent in his poetry.
Finding Oneself in Poetry
The poetry of Ariana Reines outlines a utopian prospect where suffering can be transformed into benevolent light.
César Aira’s Take on Contemporary Art Comes Up Short
Not every work tells a story; not every story told about a work enriches it.
NADA’s Solution to the Growing Cost of the Art Fair
NADA’s programming this year focuses on the local, emphasizing the ongoing programming of brick and mortar galleries over the quick fix of an art fair.
The Poetry of Psychoanalysis
Jasmine Gibson’s training as a psychoanalyst seems to permeate the organization of her poems’ imagery.
Contemporary Takes on the French Iconic Tragedy Bonjour Tristesse
A quiet exhibition conveys a unique vision on the outsider’s place in American society.
A Brooklyn Gallery That Opposes Gentrification Is Forced to Relocate
HOUSING, whose mission is to support artists of color, will relocate from Bed-Stuy to an as-yet undetermined location in the fall.
A Poet’s Minecraft Romanticism
References to shadows, ghosts, and other “gothic” images in Nadia de Vries’s debut poetry collection can be read as representing relationships experienced online.
Going Crazy in New York and San Francisco: An Interview with Poet Julien Poirier
Reading these and the other poems that make up Out of Print what struck me was less the ostensive morbidity of Poirier’s images than the searing honesty underlying them.
Found Furniture Pulverized into Conceptual Art
For his exhibition, Daniel Turner turned a set of steel and wood tables and folding chairs into a fine dust and sprayed it on the floor of Berlin’s König Galerie.
Meet the Artist Running for State Rep in Rural Pennsylvania
I always remember Kate McGraw’s artworks as a colorful sprawl of integrated textures — equal parts playful, abstract, and socially aware.