A conversation with the breakout French author on shame, memory, Schoenberg, structural circularity, and all the rest.
Contrasting approaches by two famous French cartoonists—Georges Wolinski and Plantu—show differing ways of poking fun at the powerful.
Nancy Jo Sales on the changes of childhood and the irredeemability of Facebook.
With President Macron poised to make changes to France’s handling of ethnographic art, the quai Branly would do well to follow suit—instead, they’re suspiciously dodging the issue.
On the link between insanity and creativity and how the art of turn-of-the-century mentally ill asylum patients became the basis of contemporary art, from Duchamp to Twombly to Cattelan.
Three contemporary French authors illuminate the president’s divisive neoliberal agenda and how a diversionary ‘Europe under attack’ narrative might be the key to his success.
On the allegations against the photorealist Chuck Close, the conflation of art and artist, and the nuances therein.