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In Conversation


On the occasion of her new book, Thinking in Place: Art, Action, and Cultural Production, Carol Becker, Professor and Dean of the School of the Arts at Columbia University, paid a visit to the Rail’s headquarters to talk about her life and work.

A Tribute to Robert Graham (1938–2008)

Sculptor Robert Graham, who died last month, leaves behind a legacy in bronze.

The Catalyst

In 1975, Willoughby Sharp, curator, publisher, writer, artist, and scion of a prominent New York financier, donned a gas mask and shut himself in a bathroom stall to the rear of a Brown University exhibition space.

In Conversation


n the occasion of her recent exhibit Ellen Phelan Still Life at Texas Gallery, which was on view from December 11, 2008 to January 24, 2009, Rail Publisher Phong Bui paid a visit to the painter’s Upper East Side home to talk about her life and work.

In Conversation


On the occasion of her new exhibit Objects of Use to Me, which will be on view till February 7, 2009, the painter/writer Robert Berlind paid a visit to Harriet Shorr’s SoHo Studio to talk about the evolution of her paintings.

In Conversation

Phyllis Braff and Marek Bartelik WITH PHONG BUI

On the occasion of AICA (The International Association of Art Critics), USA section, 25th Annual Awards, which will be held at the Guggenheim Museum on March 2, 2009, Rail’s Publisher Phong Bui spoke to its current Co-Presidents Phyllis Braff and Marek Bartelik about the organization’s history and mission.

Le Corbusier a Life, Le Corbusier Le Grand

I am lucky to have read Le Corbusier uncritically. I was sixteen, and I began with the big linen-bound Oeuvres Completes 1910-1965.


The Brooklyn Rail

FEB 2009

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