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Hand Drying in America and Building Stories

Katchor’s book, a series of one-page stories originally published in Metropolis magazine, comprises a number of different urban characters, generally obsessive older white men with strange fixations.

In Conversation

MARTHA ROSLER with Abbe Schriber

Writer Abbe Schriber visited Martha Rosler in her Greenpoint studio and home to speak with her about Culture Class and its connections with her artistic practice more broadly.

Art on the Block

With its enormous title and ambition, Art on the Block: Tracking the New York Art World from SoHo to the Bowery, Bushwick and Beyond is the latest demonstration of introspection and nostalgia regarding the migration patterns of New York art neighborhoods.

The Sochi Project: An Atlas Of War And Tourism In The Caucasus

At the time of writing this review, the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are poised to commence. While much of the media in the United States is focused on the homophobic policies of Putin’s Russia, little attention is paid to the two recent suicide bombings in Russia’s Northern Caucasus region, or the astronomical cost of the games themselves.

In Conversation

Brian Dillon with Orit Gat

Is there anything Brian Dillon isn’t interested in? Judging by the table of contents of his new collection of essays, Objects in This Mirror (Sternberg Press, 2013), the answer is clearly no.

In Conversation

CARY LEVINE with Jarrett Earnest

Art Historian Cary Levine has just published the first in-depth scholarly analysis of artists Mike Kelley, Paul McCarthy, and Raymond Pettibon, adapted from his dissertation.


The Brooklyn Rail

FEB 2014

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