“Suspension of disbelief seems more immediate in a drawing, which is a direct portal into another world.”
Poet Jack Christian on secular prayer, swashbuckling and keeping up appearances in his new book, Family System.
Quinlan’s photographs picture—literally—smoke and mirrors; Beshty makes photos without a camera. They meet on a New York Chinatown rooftop to discuss their work.
This 43-year-old ex-schoolteacher and object of hero worship is a beer-drinking, chain-smoking basketball-playing regular dude who happens to be obsessed with experimental and psychedelic pop music.
Ralph Humphrey asked me about ten times what I thought of his last show. I said something different each time he asked.
Famed Abstract-Expressionist Joan Mitchell evades questions and ties the interview format into a knot, all the while offering hints at the unapologetic brilliance behind her craft.