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David Bruin

DAVID BRUIN is the associate editor of Theater and the artistic director of un sphinx incompris.

A Prophet Against Empire: Jerry Tartaglia’s Escape from Rented Island: The Lost Paradise of Jack Smith

Despite his outsized importance and his direct influence on artists such as Andy Warhol, Federico Fellini, and Robert Wilson, Jack Smith has eluded the public almost since the beginning.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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