Author Archive

Inner Workings

Choreographer Moriah Evans challenges every aspect of conventional dance, shifting viewer attention away from linear narrative and physical expression to the intricate mechanics of inner-directed performance.

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Photographer of Bonny

Colonial-era Nigerian photographer Jonathan Adagogo Green documented a complex array of intertwined social hierarchies, both Indigenous and British.

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In the Studio: Mark Van Yetter

Figurative painter Mark Van Yetter relates how his penchant for American style and subject matter has persisted for twenty years.

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Designing a Russian Public

The new Zaryadye Park, a brainchild of the nonprofit Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design, represents a growing wave of public-private initiatives transforming Moscow’s current cityscape and urban planning goals.

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Pulitzer’s Pictures

Rife with stunning pictorials, Joseph Pulitzer’s New York World was a turn-of-the-century newsprint precursor of today’s populist media blitz.

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Atlas St. Louis

Nine art world professionals discuss community engagement, both institutional and alternative, in the aftermath of the 2014 Ferguson awakening.

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First Look: Wilmer Wilson IV

Whether covering himself with postage stamps, working with trash, or altering advertising flyers, Philadelphia-based artist Wilmer Wilson IV offers sometimes bitter commentary on African American experience.

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Mind’s Eye

Becca Rothfeld on Vernon Lee’s The Psychology of an Art Writer.

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Books

Michael Duncan on Jed Perl’s Calder: The Conquest of Time: The Early Years, 1898–1940; plus related titles in brief.

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Brief

Iranian art, past and present, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Frieze New York art fair; Venice Architecture Biennale; Museum of Contemporary Art reopens in Toronto; Jeffrey Gibson at the Denver Art Museum; Dak’Art biennial in Dakar, Senegal.

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