A Writer Who Makes Readers Want to Write: George Saunders and Language as Participation
"Starved for the intellectual creativity that seemed to have ended the day I gave birth, I signed up for an art journalism class. And then one night that February, I read 'Al Roosten.' The story is not just an exercise in empathy, satire, language, or social commentary. Somehow, all these elements result in a feeling of recognition, which begets a budding kindness." By Rachel Greben
"Fit" and the Art of John Chamberlain
"In 1960, Donald Judd compared John Chamberlain's work to Willem de Kooning's. Since then, it has been compared to the works of da Vinci, Rodin, Warhol, Bernini, Calder, Transformers, etc. It has been called Minimalist, Baroque, Abstract Expressionist, and Pop. But in a pure sense, none of these juxtapositions stick any better than duct tape to a crumbling building." By Elizabeth Lopeman.
"On REcord": A Film by Chloe WoidA
Chatting with record collectors about vinyl, tactility, and that particular sound...