In her novel Tell Me I’m an Artist, Chelsea Martin questions whether art offers a refuge from the world.
Nicole Miller is a writer, editor, and educator living in New York City. She writes fiction and criticism and teaches creative writing at NYU's School of Professional Studies.
Lynne Tillman Explores How Her Mother Was Transformed by Aging and Illness
Doubt and uncertainty mark her account of family inheritance, photographic portraiture, and eldercare.
Isaac Julien’s Political Memory
Western Union: Small Boats provokes our dread and desire.
When You Can’t Go Home Again: Immigrants and Artists Reflect
This exhibition at ICA/Boston presents works by 20 contemporary artists — many of them immigrants or members of the African diaspora — that highlight current migration events.
Zoë Buckman’s Embroidered Texts Have the First-Person Immediacy of Internet Speech
There is both vulnerability and strength in Buckman’s texts and bodily forms.
A Curator’s Perspective on Davide Sorrenti’s Fashion Photography
The photographer captured the currents of hip hop, skater, grunge, and rave culture that flourished in downtown Manhattan in the 1990s.
Sarah Cameron Sunde’s Immersive Performances
The artist seeks to address the severed relationship between the landscape and the viewer.
An Interview with Lynne Tillman
The novelist and critic discusses her new book of fiction — Men and Apparitions.
The Brooklyn Museum’s Elizabeth Sackler on Mass Incarceration and the Role of Activist Art
At the Brooklyn Museum in June, Elizabeth Sackler read from James Baldwin’s “An Open Letter to My Sister, Miss Angela Davis.”
Following Sophie Calle
In April 1981, a detective followed the French artist Sophie Calle through the streets of Paris for one day.