Poets Anne Waldman and Frances Richard discuss their careers, new work, and life at the forefront of the poetic avant-garde. Or, as Waldman calls it, the avant-derriere.
On Thursday, November 18, 2010, Paul Auster read from his book, Sunset Park, at BookCourt Bookstore in Brooklyn, NY. Listen to the podcast here!
Justin Spring, nominated for a National Book Award for The Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade with poet and biographer, Honor Moore. Check out the podcast and video highlights.
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Several photographs of various protests by the Women’s Action Coalition. This article is only available in print.
Listen to Kleber Mendonça Filho discuss his short films and his first feature,Neighboring Sounds, as part of last month’s First Look at the Museum of the Moving Image.
Untitled ink drawings by poet Mark Strand. This article is only available in print.
The mastermind behind Medellín’s urban transformation is Sergio Fajardo, a mathematician, professor-turned-mayor, and a Colombian presidential hopeful.
BOMB’s after-party for the 62nd Annual National Book Awards was a hit for literary and art folks alike, and we have the pictures to prove it.
Novelists Jim Lewis (Why the Tree Loves the Ax) and Dale Peck (Now It’s Time to Say Goodbye) are good friends and great writers, who agree on next to nothing. Which is why this conversation reads like a comedy in a combat zone.
Listen to a podcast of Don DeLillo reading from his new novel Point Omega at BookCourt bookstore in Brooklyn.
Feeling The Pinch? Soothe your economic anxiety with a podcast of BOMBlog literary all-stars, reading at the Fowler Arts Collective on October 21st.
Listen to audio clips of readings from BOMB’s All-Stars Reading on May 12, 2006 at The New School, featuring a literary line-up of contributors to our Spring 2006 “Living Legends” 25th Anniversary issue.
As a child, Doig lived in Trinidad; he relocated there in 2000, followed soon after by Ofili. The old friends, both painters, met to discuss how a place and its history reinvents subject.
McCombs, a singer-songwriter of few, carefully chosen words, talks to Ariel Pink, whose new album Mature Themes is out now.
From the book Avoid Disappointment and Future Regret, 2011, also a letterpress broadside (both by Idiot’s Books).
Collaborative paintings by Theo Rosenblum and Chelsea Seltzer.
WEB EXTRA! Listen to audio clips from interviews in this issue.
Artists Dike Blair and Joe Bradley set the record straight on irony and sincerity, kitsch and the sublime, anarchy and aestheticism. Bradley curated a Group Shoe at Gavin Brown, on view through July 30.
Sullivan’s film installations combine performance, dance, original scores, and song. With choreographer and dancer Stuart on misfire, the body politics, and controlling chaos in ensemble-based work.
Our friends at ISSUE Project Room are hosting a benefit in celebration of Elliot Sharp’s 60th birthday and BOMB is proud to be an official media sponsor.
In the second of a series of conversations with La Di Da Festival filmmakers, Josh Safdie and Maiko Endo discuss their films The Black Balloon and Kuichisan. Programmer Miriam Bale brings them together.
In the third of a series of conversations with La Di Da Festival filmmakers, Stephen Gurewitz and Kentucker Audley discuss their films Open Five 2 and Marvin Seth and Stanley via g-chat .
Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow will keep us from bringing you the latest in art and culture events to check out. So mark your google calendars everyone, there’s lots to see and do. Mush, slush puppies!
Untitled painting of Japanese figures from the Meiji Series by Messrs McDermott and McGough. This article is only available in print.
Second century Greco-Roman marble sculpture. This content is only available in print.
Opposites attract—one looks to the past; the other looks to the future. One paints; the other everything but. A dialog of overlapping engagements beween Dawson and Genesis BREYER P-ORRIDGE.