William J. Simmons

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William J. Simmons’s Queer Formalism: The Return Reviewed by Clarity Haynes
Queer Formalism4

A book that asks questions more than provides answers.

William J. Simmons’s Queer Formalism: The Return Reviewed by Clarity Haynes
Queer Formalism4

A book that asks questions more than provides answers.

Portfolio by Anri Sala
A large digital video projection of turntables in a flooded space filled with columns titled, Time No Longer, by Anri Sala

An installation memorializes history and music.

Portfolio by Stanya Kahn
A white and a black teenage boy wearing hooded jackets recline on the ground while eating junk food titled, No Go Backs, by Stanya Kahn

Pressurized states of being and strategies of survival.

Archetypal Portraits: Will Cotton Interviewed by William J. Simmons
A painting of a cowboy wearing a black hat lying on his back while a pink unicorn threatens to impale his chest titled, The Taming of the Cowboy (Scott), by Will Cotton

Painting the fantasy of real life.

Portfolio by Sally Mann
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Heaps of plenitude.

Portfolio by Eve Fowler
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More than.

Portfolio by Collier Schorr
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Fickle bodies and the comfort of images.

Portfolio by Math Bass
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A poetics of form.

Jamming Opposites Together: Anna Sew Hoy Interviewed by William J. Simmons
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Painting that boils down shapes.

History As Imitation of Life: Sherrie Levine by William J. Simmons
Sherrie Levine

Awash in melancholy. 

Organizing Accidents: Charlotte Gainsbourg Interviewed by William J. Simmons
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The actress and singer contemplates family, language, and the nature of true artistry.

Misplaced Empathy: Amy Bessone Interviewed by William J. Simmons
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Recontextualizing “bad objects.”

Modernism and Dystopia: Catherine Opie Interviewed by William J. Simmons
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Portraiture as a form of mapping.

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

On the Paintings of David Lynch by William J. Simmons & Coleen Fitzgibbon
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Masculinity, melodrama, and the Black Lodge.

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