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A Life Intrinsic to the Work: RAPHAEL MONTAÑEZ ORTIZ Reviewed by Jacob Korczynski
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An overdue publication dedicated to the practice of the interdisciplinary artist, educator, and founder of El Museo del Barrio.

A Life Intrinsic to the Work: RAPHAEL MONTAÑEZ ORTIZ Reviewed by Jacob Korczynski
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An overdue publication dedicated to the practice of the interdisciplinary artist, educator, and founder of El Museo del Barrio.

Fear Can Set Us Free: Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s To the Ends of the Earth Reviewed by Ken Foster
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A young Japanese journalist shooting a televised travel program in Uzbekistan confronts her deepest fears and hidden aspirations.

André Breton and Philippe Soupault’s The Magnetic Fields by Marko Gluhaich
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In 1919, André Breton and Philippe Soupault were coming of age in the wake of World War I and the Spanish influenza pandemic.

Black Unity Trio’s Al-Fatihah by Matthew Rivera
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Reissued for the first time after fifty years, the Black Unity Trio’s rare and explosive free jazz album Al-Fatihah still resonates with the sounds of solidarity amid a scene of intense political struggle.

Artavazd Pelechian’s Nature by Nicholas Elliott
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Artavazd Pelechian’s Nature is not about the end of the world, but you could be forgiven for thinking otherwise.

Caroline Catz’s Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and the Legendary Tapes by Max Pearl
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TV shows and films about alternate dimensions or alien planets are only convincing when paired with sounds that also seem otherworldly.

Matt Keegan’s 1996 by Charity Coleman
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A sleek but sensitive compendium of cultural production and politics three years in the making and spanning more than two decades.

Douglas Crimp’s Dance Dance Film Essays by Rosalyn Deutsche
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At some point in the late ’70s, when Douglas Crimp and I were art history doctoral students at the Graduate Center, CUNY, he invited me to the ballet.

Alex Balgiu and Mónica de la Torre’s Women in Concrete Poetry: 1959–1979 by Ted Dodson
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In the series of images, de Barros licks a typewriter’s keys, then its typebars, before becoming increasingly ensnared by the typewriter.

Katy Mongeau’s Apostasy Reviewed by Naomi Falk
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Poems told by a succubus with the thirst to die.

Bruce Andrews and Charles Bernstein’s L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Reviewed by Michael Coffey
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A prescient collection featuring the fifteen issues of the original bimonthly magazine from the 1970s.

Power and Vitality: Steve McQueen’s Small Axe by Ken Foster
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Celebrating little-known stories of Black pride and resilience in London’s West Indian community.

As If Art Suspends the World: Simone Manetti’s I’m in Love with Pippa Bacca Reviewed by Jillian McManemin
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On the murder of a performance artist set out to heal a war-torn world.

An Artist-Driven Video Channel: Passing-Time Reviewed by Addis Goldman
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Art online during COVID-19.

Jessica J. Lee’s Two Trees Make a Forest Reviewed by Rachel Heng
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A moving treatise on how to look closely and see truthfully while unearthing a family history in Taiwan.

Making Some Sense: David Byrne’s American Utopia Reviewed by Conor Williams
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In an American era of death and decline, where does Byrne see the path to utopia?

Co-Illusion: Dispatches from the End of Communication by David Levi Strauss Reviewed by Will Fenstermaker
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Examining the war of images in the current political landscape.

Josephine Decker’s Shirley by Lincoln Michel
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It’s rare for a short story to cause a ruckus, and Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” is one of the few exceptions.

Rainald Goetz’s Rave by Shivani Radhakrishnan
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“With my straight razor, I unmask the lie,” Rainald Goetz read at a literary prize competition in 1983. Then, Goetz picked up a blade and sliced open his forehead, nonchalant.

Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Word Book (Translated by Bettina Funcke) by Corina Copp
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Tilda Swinton once said in an interview, referring to her collaborator Derek Jarman, director of Wittgenstein (1993): “He was the material of his own work.”

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