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‘Monsters Exist Because We Create Them’: Turning to Leon Golub in a Time of Crisis


There is no way to write without writing about the pandemic. Everything is colored by malaise. An online article tells me that my untranslatable feelings about...

The Art of Other Suns: A Consideration of Work Made in the Wake of the Great Migration


CBGB, New York City, 1996: It was the first time I had ever watched the life force that was Wesley Willis—the unclassifiable cult musician—perform, shouting,...
Portrait of Follett-Circa1949

Retrospect: A rediscovery of the pioneering artwork of Jean Follett


At the beginning of the 1950s, as the juggernaut of Abstract Expressionism crested in New York and a younger generation of artists began to question its...
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This is not a photograph


Between December 1929 and February 1930, the Belgian poet and artist Paul Nougé, using an ordinary cheap camera, took a set of 19 photographs that, when...
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