The pre-publication endorsements—“dazzling!” “a masterwork!”—that litter book covers have long been a staple of publishing. Are they of any value or mere relics that deserve to go?
A profile of the young artist, celebrated for his smash-hit Whitney Museum show.
A profile of the artist.
The renowned 25-year-old photographer on his most cherished objects and exclusion in fashion and photography.
Does the New York poetry world have a working-class problem? A profile of the poet Cynthia Cruz.
On two forgotten portraitists and how to actually alter the art historical canon.
Is the price of convenience in a cashless world worth the human cost?
Edgar Degas and the stories we tell ourselves, at the opera and everywhere else.
What if plants are smarter than we think—a lot smarter?
The fifteenth-century Italian artist Fra Angelico invented emotional interiority in art