Painter Billy Sullivan recalls the wisdom of Warhol, Woodstock wiles and the downside of mail-order boots. A show of his new work opens May 8 at Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery.
Artist Eric Fischl speaks to writer and friend A.M. Homes about the social and private language of his photography and paintings—some of the “scariest” work he claims to have ever done.
Tina Barney has spent years photographing the upper-class enclave of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. Here she discusses the limits of privacy, the ambiguity of entitlement and the intimate nature of nostalgia.
Writer Ariel Dorfman addresses his pan-American past, the threshold of insanity, and the literary stakes of exile.
Sigrid Nunez and Kimiko Hahn reflect upon Nunez’s novel A Feather on the Breath of God, discussing the concepts of woman as storyteller, and writing as crochet.
A poem in seven parts, “Untitled,” by Californian poet and painter Etel Adnan.
Abbas Kiarostami’s new film Like Someone in Love opens February 15. The filmmaker, whose work masterfully blends documentary and fiction, was featured in BOMB 50 in 1995.
Saxophone prodigy James Carter toured with Winton Marsalis when he was 17 and cut his first solo record when he was 23. He reflects on his mentors and heroes, and looks to the future of jazz.
From the street to the charts: post-feminist, all-female rock group Luscious Jackson on their influences, band democracy, and distaste for toxic people.
Singer/songwriter Victoria Williams not only crafts heart-stopping melodies, but can carry a story like a master tale-teller. Here, she talks about her Southern sensibilities, her affinity for dogs, and the divine inspiration behind her music.
George C. Wolfe’s theater accomplishments are too many to list, among them Jelly’s Last Jam, Angels in America, and Blade to the Heat. He speaks with bell hooks about the various social hierarchies that his work challenges.
Green on the Outside, Red on the Inside, by Meyer Vaisman, with text by Carlos Brillembourg. This article is only available in print.
A short story, titled “Home,” by Author Melanie Rae Thon. This article is only available in print.
A short story, titled “Restless Fires,” by Indian Novelist Marina Budhos. This article is only available in print.
An installation view of Spring by Petah Coyne. This article is only available in print.
A short story, “Testimonial,” by Novelist Edwidge Danticat. This article is only available in print.
A mixed media sculpture, titled The Spotted Marion/Hooked Beetle Sweater Production System; Annually Yielding Three Sweaters of Unparalleled Quality, by Laurel Katz. This article is only available in print.
A short story, “Totality,” by New York Writer Liza Béar. This article is only available in print.
“Immigrations,” and “Autumn,” by Poet Laura Mullen. This article is only available in print.
Two sculptures of crushed rayon velvet and imitation lambswool, titled Black Doorway and Little Grey Dress, by Beverly Semmes. This article is only available in print.
Two sculptures, titled Coat (Inquisition) and Perculator, by Ann Messner. This article is only available in print.
Untitled watercolor by Roy Fowler. This article is only available in print.