Mei Chin questions Dana Schutz on the themes of violence, whimsy, satire, and surrealism that coexist in vibrant color on Schutz’s large canvases.
Allan McCollum interviews Harrell Fletcher on why he has taken it upon himself to turn the spotlight onto others. With astounding generosity and a dedicated, empathetic intelligence, Fletcher surprises our expectations of what art and the figure of the artist can be.
Berlin-based artist Tacita Dean, whose film called FILM garnered high praise, speaks to novelist Jeffrey Eugenides about her work.
Bernard Henri-Lévy’s book Public Enemies is an epistolary exchange with experimental novelist Michel Houellebecq. His conversation with novelist Frederic Tuten delves into Lévy’s own passionate journey.
Lynne Tillman questions novelist Paula Fox on her remarkable career and the rediscovery of her work in the mid-'90s.
Israeli filmmaker Judd Ne’eman has unflinchingly analyzed the collective distress of Jews and Arabs since the ‘70s. Janet Burstein caught up with Ne’eman to discuss his dedication to his land and its peoples.
Antony from Antony and the Johnsons thrilled the music world when the band released their first album I am a Bird Now, including filmmaker Charles Atlas, who speaks with him here.
Marsha Norman probes the underbelly of American life where Adam Rapp’s moody plays take place.
ARTISTS ON ARTISTS
James Casebere on the mesmerizing, indescribable anatomical forms found in the drawings and paintings of Brian Wood
Amanda Means on how Corban Walker’s intricate prints celebrate both man's mind and the machine's technique.
David Salle on how Kate Manheim’s work as an actor informs the creation of her rich, kaleidoscopic abstracts.
Keith Mayerson on how Randy Wray’s paintings and sculptures channel a Southern gothic sensibility though 21st Century surrealist technique.
Poetry by Delisa Mulkey and Matthea Mulkey. Fiction by Brad Kessler, Juan Carlos Galeano, Jamie Manrique, William S. Monaghan and Roberto Bolano