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Burying White Supremacy (A Future Language Sovereign)  by Demian DinéYazhi´ & Ginger Dunnill
Studio Visit: Margaux Ogden by Matthew J. Abrams
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Painting as disappearance.

Restless Surfaces: José Parlá’s Amistad América by Osman Can Yerebakan
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A mural’s ode to labor and migration.

One Piece: from Stamped by John Lucas & Claudia Rankine
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The artists talk about the desire for blonde.

Migrant World: On Ai Weiwei’s Human Flow by T. J. Demos
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Examining the politics of representation. 

One Piece: Stuck by Sophia Narrett
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An Artist’s Guide to Herbs: Black Seed by Harmony Holiday
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With Nigella Sativa, we arrive at midnight together, to the intimacy that can come from mass hysteria. 

The Haunting of Reza Abdoh by Marc Arthur
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Reza Abdoh, the first large-scale retrospective of the late Iranian-American theater director’s work, is on view through September 3 at MoMA PS1. The comprehensive exhibition was co-organized by Bidoun’s Negar Azimi, Tiffany Malakooti, and Babak Radboy alongside MoMA PS1 director Klaus Biesenbach.

Letters to Lina Iris Viktor by Emmanuel Iduma
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Part of the Theory + Practice series.

Writers on Artists: Thomas Bernhard’s Old Masters by Ed Winstead
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The use and abuse of art in an imperfect world.

One Piece: NYC Fluorescent by Jordan Seiler
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The artist talks about dismantling street advertisements and their infrastructure.

As for Langston Hughes by Terrance Hayes
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On more than one occasion I have been accused of disliking Langston Hughes. Untrue.

An Artist’s Guide to Herbs: Blue Vervain by Harmony Holiday
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The black music of herbs. 

One Piece: Inversion Landscape no. 1 by Darren Waterston
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The artist talks about mixing tradition and innovation.

Village Wen, Fragrant Brook, and Other Vanishing Townships by Yun-Fei Ji
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Reaching June, it had not rained for eight months at Village Wen. The river had long dried out; crops were not growing. On the 13th, it finally rained. Raindrops the size of green mung beans hit the camphor trees by the road, making a sound like popping sesame seeds.

One Piece: Spring Trees by Jennifer Coates
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The artist talks about painting the interrelation between frogs, stars, trees, and apples. 

One Piece: WORDS by Brian Dailey
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The artist talks about how language documents stability and change across cultures.

One Piece: Clearly Confused by Natalie Baxter
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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
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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
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“Resistance and change often begin in art.”

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