“What is art?” asked Baudelaire. “Prostitution?” His question underlines the tenuous power dynamics between artist and viewer in the modern age.
In Anna Rose Holmer’s directorial début, The Fits, the maturing female body is the site of illness. I
Robert Frank’s travels through America resulted in one of the most important photo collections in our nation’s history. Along the way, he took pictures of smokestacks, lunch counters, sidewalks, TV sets, and urinals.
Thom Andersen’s The Thoughts That Once We Had opens with a series of epigraphs.