A selection of images, some shown here for the first time, from photographer Mike Brodie’s series A Period of Juvenile Prosperity (2006-2009).
A failed interview with the author of The Address Book, available now for the first time in English.
Eskor Johnson spends a day in the life of The Love Child.
Bellatrix Hubert talks with Legacy Russell about the state of the arts, not being a curator, and the buzz of her recent Hummingbird.
On a quiet street in Long Island City sits a modern-day oracle, a play space and pilgrimage mecca for a new group of creative intellectuals.
Jeffrey Grunthaner looks at the triad of art, life, and aesthetics via the Spencer Sweeney lens.
Bryn McConnell toys with color, line, expression, the canon—both on and off the canvas.
Max Benavidez, one of the authors of A Ver, describes the series’ attempts to bring information about established Latino artists to their viewership.
Ned Sublette on Michael Zwack’s commitment to Minokan Vodou culture and his quest to paint “the whole world.”
Peter Cole’s Jersualem-based Ibis Press publishes a collection of literature that evokes the peaceful religious coexistence imagined by historical and cartographical labels such as Andalusia, la Convivencia, and the Levant.
Suzan Sherman reviews Collecting Visual Evidence, a collection of documentaries on various topics edited by Jane M. Gaines and Michael Reno. This article is only available in print.
Vernon Reid writes on Edward Tenner’s book Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge Of Unintended Consequences, new technologies in music, and records by P. J. Harvey and Brian Blade. This article is only available in print.
Lawrence Chua reviews the then-new film adaptations of two American novels, Russell Banks’ Affliction and Toni Morrison’s Beloved.
An excerpt from a speech, titled “Tall Kafka and His Sisters,” by Cynthia Ozick, given at Metamorphosis: A New Kafka, a symposium sponsored by the PEN American Center. This article is only available in print.
This First Proof contains a written reflection on featured Brooklyn Moon Cafe Poets by Zoë Anglesey. For copyright reasons this content is available in print only.
Profile of architect Andrew MacNair, entitled “To Build a Song,” by David Shapiro. This article is only available in print.
Roberto Juarez and Cyn Zarco capture the ’90s Miami art scene with mention of Manuel Acevedo, Craig Coleman, and Tomato du Plenty. This article is only available in print.
A profile of the writer Hillary Johnson on the publication of her first novel Physical Culture, the the subject of masochism, and the threat of intimacy. This article is only available in print.
Profile and portfolio of Mats Gustavson by David Seidner. This article is only available in print.
Two paintings of oil on canvas, titled Pines, and Untitled, by Louisa Chase. This article is only available in print.
Oil on canvas painting, Finder by Pam Glick. This article is only available in print.
Calligraphy by Yoji Shinagawa and writing on the art of Shodo. This article is available only in print.