ME AND THE GULLS

Huddled together off the coasts of the Antarctic, North America, and Greenland, are glaciers weeping like meltwater widows. Stopping their tears is a global priority.

Like a Diamond in the Sky

Deen and AJ arrived at the mourning house a little before noon. There were forty cars parked along the street. Deen rang the doorbell.

Art In Conversation

Robert Bergman WITH JOHN YAU

On the occasion of his three one-person exhibitions, Selected Portraits at P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, (Oct. 25, 2009 to Jan. 4, 2010), Portraits, 1986-1995 at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. (Oct.11, 2009–Jan. 10, 2010), and A Kind of Rapture at Yossi Milo Gallery (Nov: 5, 2009- Jan. 10, 2010), Robert Bergman welcomed Art Editor John Yau to his New York City studio to talk about his life and work.

Art In Conversation

Abby Leigh WITH THOMAS MICCHELLI

Managing Art Editor Thomas Micchelli paid a visit to Abby Leigh’s New York studio to talk about her life and upcoming exhibition at Betty Cuningham Gallery.

Art In Conversation

Mira Schor and Jason Andrew WITH PHONG BUI

On the occasion of the painter Jack Tworkov’s retrospective Against Extremes: Five Decades of Painting and the publication of The Extreme of the Middle: Writings of Jack Tworkov, both curator, Jason Andrew, and editor, Mira Schor, paid a visit to Off the Rail Hour at Art International Radio to talk with Publisher Phong Bui about Tworkov’s life and work.

Books In Conversation

MEGAN ABBOTT with Cullen Gallagher

Well-versed in the heritage of all things hardboiled and noir, Megan Abbott repositions the archetypical gender roles in a decidedly postmodern way.

Poetry In Conversation

ROBERT KELLY with John Yau, David Levi Strauss, and Phong Bui

On a late Saturday afternoon in August, Publisher Phong Bui and Art Editor John Yau drove up to High Falls, New York, to visit the poet and writer Robert Kelly at Consulting Editor David Levi Strauss’s library to discuss Kelly’s life and work.

RABBIT REDUX: The Music of Sufjan Stevens for String Quartet

The sound of an electronic organ swirls upward through a sludgy backbeat, as digitized woodwinds sparkle. The shimmering ambience soon gives way to a beat-driven din that inundates the listener.

Asking for It

It’s a capitalist truism that we all have our price. In times of catastrophe that’s not just a figure of speech.

The Provenance of Beauty: A TRAVELOGUE (OF A SOUTH BRONX TRAVELOGUE)

We’re in Harlem now, but we’re heading to the Bronx. Somewhere up north, we’ve heard. We’re a group of strangers, and we’re standing on a street corner waiting for a bus. Not so unusual, maybe, for New Yorkers: the standing, the strangers, the waiting. But the street corner is. Strange.

Mark the Sun

The curtain, lifted: A row of nine dancers came out, four stage left, four stage right, Nunci our star up from under the stage on a lift; eight of them with black hair long and straight, Nunci the prima a brunette in blonde wig, but over the wigs, bathingcaps.

Table of Contents

Editor's Message

Local

Express

Art

ArtSeen

Books

Music

Dance

Film

Theater

Fiction

Poetry

ADVERTISEMENTS
close

OCT 2009

All Issues