A historical survey of figurative sculpture.
The covert operative with a complex psyche.
An exhibition catalogue for Ellen Rothenberg’s elsetime.
After The Velvet Underground, a poetic underworld.
A political exhibition wrestles with its complicity.
What literature can (and can’t) tell us about America’s criminal justice system.
Television and its simulations.
The gendered history of lobotomy.
A retrospective exhibition of a unique photographer’s work.
A taste of what’s to come at Manhattan’s new space for multidisciplinary programming.
The novelist’s latest imagines an apocalypse that feels all too likely.
Essays that investigate the poetics of “no.”
Capturing subtle moments of transition.
A unique art catalogue mixes text with text.
The pleasures of literary play in the writer’s final novel.
The Thingliness of Things at the Hammer Museum.
Rediscovering a beguiling masterpiece forty years after its publication.
Citation, embodiment, movement, and holograms.
When I was young, my mother told me that when she was a fetus in her mother’s womb, her own body already contained the egg that would one day be fertilized and become me. It’s an image akin to an infinite-loop motif—a Droste-effect woman in a woman in a woman
Lynne Tillman’s first novel in twelve years, Men and Apparitions, follows a narrator ruminating on his own subject position: Ezekiel “Zeke” Stark, a cultural anthropologist, conducts a study of men’s reactions to and impressions of the changing nature of masculinity in America today.