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. Advertisements
The French President’s recent comments hint at a dubious politics: using art restitution as a stopgap to France’s postcolonial responsibilities.
How can you go about finding out ‘who you really are’ if the whole idea is a cultural fabrication?
Mass intimacy requires a dilution of one’s complexities. In order to become a celebrity, a person necessarily becomes a personage.
How we get high reflects the desires and fears of our times.
On the female flâneur, the plight of visibility, and why the history of walking requires revision.
A conversation with best-selling author Michael Lewis and a deep-dive into the limits of the narrative nonfiction formula.