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Essays

Making It Well

Randy Kennedy on an artists’ project honoring half a century of CalArts, including scholarship fundraising editions by Henry Taylor, Barbara T. Smith, Allen Ruppersberg and many more.

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Essays

How To Peel an Orange

Art critic Waldemar Januszczak recalls a poignantly fruitful afternoon in Chelsea, New York.
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Books

A Few Good Books

From Bernadette Mayer to Gordon Parks, a highly subjective list of the best in art and literary publishing in 2020.
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Essays

How To Peel an Orange

Art critic Waldemar Januszczak recalls a poignantly fruitful afternoon in Chelsea, New York.
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Books

A Few Good Books

From Bernadette Mayer to Gordon Parks, a highly subjective list of the best in art and literary publishing in 2020.
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Diary

The Radar: Dagny Corcoran

In this week’s installment of The Radar, renowned Los Angeles art bookseller Dagny Corcoran takes us back to 1950,...
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Conversations

The Art of Sustenance

For the cover story of the inaugural issue of ‘Ursula’ magazine in 2018, Linda Goode Bryant—gallery founder,...
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Books

‘Island Zombie: Iceland Writings’ by Roni Horn

On the occasion of Horn’s latest publication, a collection of the artist’s writings about a lifelong love of...
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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

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

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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Essays

I AM THE OBJECT: Jack Whitten’s work of the 1990s

In 2015, Jack Whitten composed a statement that he titled ‘Beyond Abstraction.’ He meant ‘abstraction’ as a mode of...
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