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Conversations

The Location of the Self

Novelist Ottessa Moshfegh and painter Avery Singer meet for the first time via Zoom for a discussion about the limits of form, the clarity of sobriety, the puzzle of consciousness, and the joys of solitude.

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Essays

I AM THE OBJECT

Richard Shiff explores Jack Whitten’s underrecognized innovations in painting during the 1990s.
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Conversations

Angry Birds: A Conversation with Ida Applebroog

In 2017, Randy Kennedy spent several months with Applebroog. Ahead of a new show, we returned to the studio once again.
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Essays

I AM THE OBJECT

Richard Shiff explores Jack Whitten’s underrecognized innovations in painting during the 1990s.
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Conversations

Angry Birds: A Conversation with Ida Applebroog

In 2017, Randy Kennedy spent several months with Applebroog. Ahead of a new show, we returned to the studio once again.
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Films

Mary Heilmann: Highway, Oceans, Daydreams

On the occasion of her exhibition ‘Highway, Oceans, Daydreams’ at our Southampton gallery, Heilmann talks about her...
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Diary

The Radar: Hou Hanru

Introducing a new Ursula feature, which will regularly bring you uncommon cultural recommendations—the brand-new and...
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Films

Screening Room: ‘Call Her Applebroog’ by Beth B

To celebrate Ida Applebroog’s solo exhibition ‘Applebroog Birds’ at our New York gallery on West 22nd Street, we are...
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Conversations

Stories and Pictures: Charlotte Burns in Conversation with Naomi Beckwith

In a new recurring feature for Ursula magazine, Charlotte Burns talks with curators about how they are adapting to the current climate…

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Essays

The Making of Simone Leigh’s Brick House

Simone Leigh’s sculpture, the inaugural High Line Plinth Commission, was first unveiled in June 2019 on New York...
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Films

Sophie Taeuber-Arp: Modern Master

From Dada to Geometric Abstraction, Sophie Taeuber-Arp’s radical approach to abstraction makes her one of the most...
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Essays

The Making of Simone Leigh’s Brick House

Simone Leigh’s sculpture, the inaugural High Line Plinth Commission, was first unveiled in June 2019 on New York...
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Films

Sophie Taeuber-Arp: Modern Master

From Dada to Geometric Abstraction, Sophie Taeuber-Arp’s radical approach to abstraction makes her one of the most...
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Films

Rita Ackermann on her Mama paintings

From her studio in upstate New York, Rita Ackermann is working on her latest body of work—a continuation of her Mama...
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Diary

Blow in the Wind: Yang Hao responds to Lorna Simpson’s ‘Special Characters’

Born in Chongqing, China, choreographer and dancer Yang Hao’s work explores new forms of performance, intertwining...
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Films

On Site: Luchita Hurtado’s ‘Together Forever’ with Matt Mullican

Organized in close collaboration with Luchita Hurtado earlier this year, the artist's son and fellow artist Matt...
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