Tag: artists

Susan Seidelman Knows What It’s Like to Be in “Movie Jail”

In February, I attended a one-off screening at Metrograph of the 1987…

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Keep Willem de Kooning Weird

​​There was a time not too long ago when “Willem de Kooning…

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Images of Climate Change That Cannot Be Missed

Mendel has a history with trauma. His family are German Jews; his…

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Who Wins and Who Loses When We Share a Meme

If you attended the 2019 Venice Biennale, you might have waited in…

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Looking at Art with Peter Schjeldahl

“Cézanne doesn’t cut it.”When I heard Peter utter this sentence at a…

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The Indestructible Art of Frank Stella

Since 1959, when, as a recent Princeton graduate, Frank Stella stunned the…

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Faith Ringgold’s “Sonny’s Bridge, 1986”

Faith Ringgold, an artist known for her narrative quilts, died on April…

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What Cartoonists Saw in Isolation: A Portrait of the Pandemic

When the novel coronavirus began to spread across the globe in 2020,…

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