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Studio Visit: Nancy Elsamanoudi by Naomi Falk
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Intuiting rather than calculating.

Studio Visit: Anne Vieux by Terence Trouillot
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Painting digital.

Studio Visit: Nicholas Cueva by Jeffrey Grunthaner
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Making and unmaking idols.

Everywhere at Once: José Maceda’s Musical Territory by Aki Onda
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The secrets are boxed within. That’s what I thought two years ago in Quezon City, where I was doing research at the University of the Philippines Center for Ethnomusicology.

History As Imitation of Life: Sherrie Levine by William J. Simmons
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Awash in melancholy. 

Issue #147: Rest in Paradise, Jonas Mekas by Marianne Shaneen
Portrait By Boris Lehman
The spirit and the damage done: On Bruce Nauman’s 100 Live and Die by Paul Chan
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The art of dehumanization.

One Piece: Kiki Smith by Nina Subin
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The artist talks about portraits stopping time.

Domesticating Waves in the Netherlands by Stefan Helmreich
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Two years back, in the midst of anthropological research about the science and culture of wave monitoring and modeling in the Netherlands, I joined in an event called Waterwolf 2016, a flood preparedness exercise staged in the small municipality of Marken, just twenty kilometers outside Amsterdam. I

Symphony for Wind and Waves by Lou Hoyer
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Far away from any coastline. Where the wind strikes the water for the first time. Where waves start to grow. A young wave stretches its quivering back, reaching for the wind.

Dispatches from Proje Su by Aidan Koch & Margaret Ross Tolbert
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For the past five years, artist Margaret Ross Tolbert has been traveling to southern Turkey to the site of ancient Lycia, an autochthonous culture with roots in the Bronze Age, later Hellenized, and eventually controlled by the Romans.

One Piece: Dead King 16 [10th Century Irish Lord] by Kate Glasheen
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The artist talks about depicting imagined and real historical figures.

Studio Visit: Theo Camacho by Brian Harkin
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Art in life; life in art.

Have We Done Enough to Remember? Have We Remembered Enough?: Contemplating AIDS in Contemporary Art by Jareh Das
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Artists and exhibitions address the AIDS crisis.

Studio Visit: Maria Baranova by Alexandra Nicolaides
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Intimate portraits of performers. 

One Piece: The Great Salt by Jace Clayton
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The artist talks about sound art and the historical record.

Issue #145:  МОЙ СЕРПУХОВ / My Serpukhov by Victoria Lomasko
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A bilingual excerpt from the Russian graphic journalist’s forthcoming memoir on her hometown of Serpukhov (translated by Bela Shayevich), exploring post-Soviet space and the closure of the village’s state printing press

Studio Visit: Sydney Shen by Danni Shen
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An artist’s index of the strange.

The Faceless Plant: Sketch for Timothy Morton by Heidi Norton
Studio Visit: Narcissister by William Corwin
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A new film documents the performer.

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