Federico León’s recent Las multitudes was staged last year in Argentina. For Richard Maxwell, the playwright-director’s production is a “brokenhearted humanity tale.” A heroic one, at that, with 120 actors.
Whitney’s answer to painting’s “hard times,” was composing with color as a jazz musician plays with themes and variations. Whitney’s show Other Colors I Forget opens at Team Gallery on April 11.
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.
Feher pinpoints the exact moment when he discovered that to be an artist meant to believe “I was right, even when I was wrong.” His new work is on view at Diverse Works in Houston from January 19 to March 16.
Artist John Pilson talks to seasoned provocateur Alix Pearlstein about her ability to create conflict and tension between the camera and viewer in her video work.
Fanny Howe on “looking up from under,” religion, and Radical Love, a collection of her most important, most experimental, novels.
Mark Z. Danielewski on the shapes, colors, music, and musicality of literature.
Romanian new wave director Mungiu’s Beyond the Hills, is a naturalistic tale of escalating tension between a young nun and her visiting friend (and former lover). The film is out now.
If ensemble theater group Rude Mech’s ethos was a draw for Radiohole’s Dyer, their bacchanalian re-creation of the Performance Group’s Dionysus in 69 clinched the connection.
Artist and curator, Legacy Russell, chats with artist Oscar Murillo about painting, parties, and the duality of meaning in his work.
Muhly chats with fellow composer, and Pulitzer Prize winner, David Lang about his recent work, love fail, and his uncanny ability of capturing deceptively complex emotions in his music.
McElheny’s blown glass work explores the unrealized potential of utopian projects through allusion and deconstruction. Josiah McElheny: Towards a Light Club is at the Wexner Center in Ohio through April 7.
Multi-media artist Raven discusses her interest in the technology and labor behind the moving image, and her new project at the Hammer Museum, with Jason Simon.
Translator Grossman and Manrique discuss the writer’s early influences, the importance of history, and his most recent novel, Cervantes Street.
Andersen and Moore exchange thoughts on her virtuosic body of work and mathematical approach to novel-writing.
Ben Chasny’s experimental project 6 Organs of Admittance has a new electric album, Ascent, out now. Chasny’s bandmate in Rangda (and former Sun City Girl) Sir Richard Bishop sits down with the guitarist.
Cantor, who directed Herzog’s The Great God Pan, talks to the playwright about creating characters who are “passionate, interesting, and unfailingly honest.” Herzog was just named The New York Times Outstanding Playwright.
Sculptor Steinbach considers the arrangement of objects in his shelf installations to be a form of language. The final month of a season dedicated to Steinbach’s work is up now at The Artist’s Institute.
Gutierrez’s And lose the name of action is at the Brooklyn Academy of Music through December 8. Houston-Jones, who performs in the piece, speaks with the choreographer about collaboration and the importance of casting.
Finnish video installation artist Ahtila and author Wolfe exchange thoughts on the sacred, transformation, and biopolitics.
Meiselas speaks with fellow photographer Lyon on the occasion of his recent survey exhibition at the Menil Collection in Houston.
Goldsmith interviews Koestenbaum on his recently published essay, Humiliation, conceptual study, The Anatomy of Harpo Marx, and poetry collection, Blue Stranger with Mosaic Background.
Writers Butler and Evenson discuss Evenson’s genre-bending fiction on the occasion of his recent releases, Immobility, a novel, and Windeye, a collection of short stories.
McCombs, a singer-songwriter of few, carefully chosen words, talks to Ariel Pink, whose new album Mature Themes is out now.
Irish playwright Murphy’s A Whistle in the Dark, Conversations on a Homecoming, and Famine are playing at Lincoln Center now. Read his conversation with Colm Tóibín from BOMB’s Summer Issue online for a limited time.
Dancer and choreographer Lemon views artistic practice almost like a Zen koan; the less performance behaves like performance, the better.
Sculptors Newman and Wurtz have a common passion for the found object, a delight in the handmade, and a keen sense of humor. Wurtz’s new work is at Metro Pictures now.
Pereda, a prolific minimalist, and Naranjo, known for his highly stylized portraits of disaffected youth, discuss their divergent styles, practices, and their shared “exile” from their native Mexico.
Choreographer Dean Moss speaks with one of his collaborators, playwright Young Jean Lee, about his early years as the son of civil rights workers and his current work-in-progress, a meditation on John Brown.
Iranian musician Mohsen Namjoo, now exiled in the US, fuses classical Persian poetry and musical forms with the American blues. He talks with artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat.