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Cellular Portals: A Conversation with Ursula Andkjær Olsen by Morten Høi Jensen
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The Danish poet on corporeal poetics, pregnancy, and the influence of classical music.

An Occupation: Joshua Cohen’s Moving Kings by Robin Giles
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Jewish identity and oppression, at home and abroad.

Daniel Borzutzky by Joyelle McSweeney

A Chilean American poet maps the troubling parallels between his native land under Pinochet and the present-day US.

Portfolio by Azikiwe Mohammed
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Potential Futures / Black Receipts

Laura Kurgan by Noah Chasin
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An architect talks about her data maps of urban conflict from Brooklyn to Aleppo.

Embodied Absence by Claire Barliant
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Chilean protest art of the 1970s proves timely.

Njideka Akunyili Crosby by Erica Ando
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From Lagos to LA, a young painter’s images resonate with meaning, both personal and political.

Cameron Rowland by Ian Edward Wallace
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Of the various collected objects in Cameron Rowland’s studio—a fluorescent orange work coat, a bundle of street-sweeper bristles, several pot-medal badges—the most abundant are books. 

Motherland by Cecilia Corrigan

A lighthearted psychodrama about mommy issues and Hillary Clinton.

Portfolio by Martha Rosler
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“Bodily trauma at the very level of form.”

Caroline Woolard by John Haskell
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Artists generally fall into two groups: the makers (of objects) and doers (of activities). They survive, more or less, on the largesse of the art world. 

Felix Gonzalez-Torres and Roni Horn by Lucy Raven
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BOMB Specific by Julie Ault
Allora & Calzadilla by Christopher Y. Lew
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Music, the voice, intention, and history.

Martha Wilson & Clifford Owens by Martha Wilson & Clifford Owens
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“I never wanted to be a performance artist.”

Andra Ursuta by Veronika Vogler
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I first encountered Andra Ursuta’s work at her show Solitary Fitness, at Venus Over Manhattan, in New York City, in 2013. 

Daniel McKewen by Madeleine Stack
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An outsider looking in.

Coco Fusco by Elia Alba
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Being a provocateur, Planet of the Apes, and the “wow” factor of Cuban Art.

Philip Glahn’s Bertolt Brecht by Richard Foreman
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While the now-accepted wisdom is that Bertolt Brecht was one of the major dramatists of the past century, this same acceptance often tends to obscure the most unique aspect of his work, namely: his struggle through the decades to find new ways to present his deep political and social commitment—not just in his subject matter, but, equally, in the formal strategies of his distinctive theatrical form.

Alfredo Jaar by Kathleen MacQueen
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