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One Piece: Clearly Confused by Natalie Baxter
Natalie Baxter Clearly Confused

The artist talks about the genesis, composition, and execution of a recently completed work.

An Artist’s Guide to Herbs: Hawthorn Berry by Harmony Holiday
Holiday Hawthorn Berry

Hawthorn is a plant that exudes the hospitality of an open heart.

Never Tell Them Your True Name: Remembering Ursula K. Le Guin by Monica Uszerowicz
Ursula K. Le Guin Banner

“Resistance and change often begin in art.”

One Piece: Linger Longer by Samuel Jablon
Samuel Jablon Linger 1100Px

The artist talks about the genesis, composition, and execution of a recently completed work.

An Artist’s Guide to Herbs: Sarsaparilla by Harmony Holiday
Harmony Holiday Sarsaparilla

“The blood of the thing is the truth of the thing.”

Selahattin Kardestuncer: baba, tailor, migrant by Sermin Kardestuncer
Morning Baba Died 2 Of 2 09 13 15

In 2017, I moved for several months to Ayvalik, a seaside town in southern Turkey. My father had spent many summers there in a two-story family house that overlooked the Aegean Sea. It was a place he loved. I couldn’t save my father. I decided to save his house instead. With the help of locals, we brought it back to the way it used to be. 

At the Peephole by Nuar Alsadir
Man At Peephole

Years ago, desperate to find a babysitter in a short period of time, I joined two local parents’ groups on the web and remained subscribed to them long after my situation had been resolved. 

One Piece: (The Ray Lee Project Vol. 1) NDD Immersion Room by Rachel Lee Hovnanian
Hovnanian Final

The artist talks about reduced attention spans, nature, and being separated from our electronic devices. 

One Piece: Falls by Ethan Greenbaum
Ethan Greenbaum One Piece 1

The artist talks about the genesis, composition, and execution of a recently completed work.

Studio Visit: Mathieu Malouf by Osman Can Yerebakan
Mathieu9

Bullies and glitter. 

One Piece: Essay (Panic Angel) by Brook Hsu
Brook Hsu Panic Angel 1

The artist talks about the genesis, composition, and execution of a recently completed work.

One Piece: Untitled by Johnny Abrahams
Johnny Abrahams Untitled Studio One Piece

The artist talks about the genesis, composition, and execution of a recently completed work.

New York Diary by Édouard Louis
Edouardlouis 01

The French writer Édouard Louis recorded his days in New York, around the time of the American release of his novel The End of Eddy. The following entries originally appeared in French in the June 6, 2017, edition of Les Inrockuptibles.

One Piece: The Old Bars (after M.H.) by David Salle
David Salle The Old Bars

The artist talks about the genesis, composition, and execution of a recently completed work.

One Piece: There’s a bright side somewhere by Alteronce Gumby
Alteronce Gumby Brightside

The artist talks about the genesis, composition, and execution of a recently completed work.

Rain Like Cotton by Jennifer Kabat
Kabat Essay 01

Picture an area the size of Manhattan covered in sand. It rises and falls and disappears.

On the Clock with Amanda Ross-Ho by John Yau
Amanda Ross Ho 01

The gallery as studio.

Gender Trouble in Queer Paradise by Tavia Nyong'o
Segade Future St 01

Future St. is set in an America in which homosexuality has triumphed over heterosexuality, cloning has replaced sexual reproduction, and California has seceded from the mainland United States to form the gay male state of “Clonifornia.”

Ingenious Collagauteur, Etc.: Remembering John Ashbery by Joan Retallack
Ashbery1

Read remembrances from Charles Bernstein, Emily Skillings, Andrew Durbin, and others.

In the Wild: Remembering John Ashbery by Charles Bernstein
John Ashbery Family Collage 01

Read remembrances from Charles Bernstein, Emily Skillings, Andrew Durbin, and others.

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