A Rookie Quarterback, Columnist, and Two Footballs

I wanted to begin this inaugural sports column with something about Brazilian soccer. Such would be a global approach—a corrective to the myopia of mainstream U.S. sports coverage. “Football?” “Do you mean, ‘soccer?’” So that’s where I wanted to start.

Art In Conversation

LYNDA BENGLIS with Phong Bui

On the occasion of the artist’s traveling survey, currently at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin, Ireland, and her current exhibit at Cheim and Read, Lynda Benglis welcomed Rail Publisher Phong Bui to view her new work on site.

Art In Conversation

NORBERT SCHWONTKOWSKI with Phong Bui

A day before the opening reception of his current exhibit Ångström, the painter Norbert Schwontkowski welcomed Rail publisher Phong Bui to see a group of new paintings, on view at Mitchell-Innes & Nash in Chelsea until January 9, 2010, and to discuss his life and work.

Art In Conversation

DAVID ANFAM with John Yau

While in New York for the opening of Norman Lewis: Pulse–A Centennial Exhibition at Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, David Anfam met with Art Editor John Yau to talk about his life and work.

Art In Conversation

SYLVIA PLIMACK MANGOLD with John Yau

On the day before her exhibition Natural Sympathies opened at Alexander and Bonin, Art Editor John Yau sat down with Sylvia Plimack Mangold at the gallery to discuss her recent work.

MET 2.0

Lincoln Center is different nowadays. Outside, there is a sleek new fountain and a Parisian-style grove.

DEPTH IN A DECADE OF DISTRACTION: The Twenty Best Films

The best films of the last ten years resisted the distraction or distractedness which seems to be the decade’s signature.

RERUNS REZOOMED: a serial novel

Herewith, the finale of Reruns Rezoomed.

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Marcella Durand is the author of AREA and Traffic & Weather. Her collaboration with Tina Darragh, Deep Eco Pre, is forthcoming this winter from Little Red Leaves.

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