Art In Conversation

WALTON FORD
with Jason Rosenfeld

Walton Ford’s new exhibition of customarily grand watercolors at Gagosian Beverly Hills is titled Calafia, after the warrior queen in Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo’s Spanish novel Las sergas de Esplandián (The Adventures of Esplandián).

Art In Conversation

GEORGE CONDO
with Joachim Pissarro

George Condo is a New York-based artist whose career launched in the East Village in the early 1980s. During this time, he also worked in Andy Warhol’s factory before moving to Los Angeles and holding his first solo exhibition in 1983.

Art In Conversation

JANET BIGGS
with Nancy Princenthal

Breathtakingly beautiful, like all of Janet Biggs’s work, A Step on the Sun (2012) is also—again characteristically—a haunting account of several kinds of mortal danger.

Art Close Encounters

FRED MOTEN
with Jarrett Earnest

Fred Moten is a poet and literary theorist, whose book In The Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition (University of Minnesota Press, 2003) explored the sonic and aural lineages of the “black radical tradition.” His new book of essays, Black and Blur (Duke, 2017) charts his sustained engagement with contemporary visual art.

Art In Conversation

SUSAN LARSEN
with Phong Bui

Susan paid a visit to the Rail HQ for lunch and an extensive conversation about her life and work, and how she worked with New York artist Leo Rabkin in his last years to create the Dorothea and Leo Rabkin Prize in visual arts journalism—the first of its kind—from The Rabkin Foundation.

Art In Conversation

DAVID ROW
with Barbara MacAdam

On the occasion of David Row’s recent show, Zen Road Signs, at Locks Gallery in Philadelphia, Rail contributor Barbara MacAdam met with the artist in his longtime SoHo loft filled with examples of his art from various periods.

From the Publisher & Artistic Director

Dear Friends and Readers,

“You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.”

Editor's Messsage Guest Critic

Bay Watch: A Snapshot of the Visual Arts in the Bay Area

I have observed the art scene over the many years I have lived in the Bay Area, most of the time as curator at the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. Following is a very brief overview of its modern history.

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