“The book can draw in different audiences without catering to them. There’s a kind of rigorous hospitality, an aperture for dialogue.”
I wrote: “Do permit me to address a letter to you.”
Althoff engages multiple art modes—from painting to making music, as a band member of Workshop and under the pseudonym Fanal.
Imagine that the place you call home is no more, not just your house or apartment, but the entirety of your surroundings, including ideological ones. What if borders that were once maintained by thick concrete slabs and barbed wire suddenly disappeared?
Mónica de la Torre interviews the late Elsa Baroness von Freytag-Loringhoven (yes, you read that correctly) in honor of the publication of Body Sweats, a collection of her uncensored writings.
A brief prose masterpiece by Borges comes to mind when pondering the quandary behind Robert Walser’s nearly indecipherable hand-scrawled microscripts.
I had learned that the only member of the Seelos family still living in W. was Lukas. The Seelos house had been sold, and Lukas lodged in the smaller house next door, where once Babett, Bina, and Mathild had dwelt.
Heidrun Roshöft conveys the most formative experiences in Jörg Immendorff’s life … from artistic isolation in West Germany, a camaraderie with fellow German artist A. R. Penck, to the development of the Café Deutschland series.