INCONVERSATION

SILVIA KOLBOWSKI with Emily Apter

Art

Following the recent experimental TV broadcast of Silvia Kolbowski’s video project, critic and theorist Emily Apter spoke with the artist about her two works After Hiroshima Mon Amour and A Few Howls Again?

INCONVERSATION

KATIA SANTIBAÑEZ with Phong Bui

Art

In the midst of trying to finish several paintings and drawings to be included in her forthcoming solo exhibit, Journey of a Solitary Painter, at Morgan Lehman (October 20 – December 10, 2011), the painter Katia Santibañez spoke with Rail publisher Phong Bui about her life and work.

INCONVERSATION

PHYLLIDA BARLOW with John Yau

Art

Shortly after RIG, Phyllida Barlow’s debut installation with Hauser & Wirth (September 2 – October 22, 2011) opened in London, artseen Editor John Yau and the artist talked on the phone about her exhibition.

INCONVERSATION

LAWRENCE WESCHLER with Jed Lipinski

Art

Lawrence Weschler, the director of the New York Institute for the Humanities at New York University and the author of many mind-altering books, including the newly released Uncanny Valley: Adventures in the Narrative, braved the elements on a monsoon-like evening to pay a visit to the Brooklyn Rail headquarters, where Rail contributor Jed Lipinski spoke with him about his life and work.

MARY CALDER ROWER
(1939 – 2011)

Art

In the form of a rebus, the announcement translates something like this: “Louisa had a Caesarean. They cut her open and got the baby, and then they stitched her back up. Is she okay? Yes, she’s okay. I am happy.” So wrote Alexander Calder to his sister Peggy in California shortly after the birth of his second daughter, Mary Calder, on May 25, 1939.

The Beauty of a Social Problem

Art

Unemployment is both a problem and a solution. It’s a problem for the unemployed, who want work, a solution for employers who not only want workers but also want the cheapest ones they can get.

ALEX KATZ

Art

Alex Katz has created a unique style of revivification, injecting energy into otherwise static images. With the breath of his brushstrokes, his flat colors expand, and he makes of them rounded, living paintings.

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