Description: Graham Nickson with Jack Flam and Phong H. Bui. On the occasion of Graham Nickson’s solo exhibition In Black and White at Betty Cuningham Gallery, art historian Jack Flam and Rail Publisher and Artistic Director Phong H. Bui engaged in two extended conversations with the artist about his long career as a painter and an educator.
Description: 1962–1964 perfectly mirrors New York, in the early sixties, when it was still possible to be poor here and live the artist’s life. With Duchamp’s “readymades” in mind, artists could feel free to make use of whatever detritus they encountered. Robert Rauschenberg is the perfect example: his “combines” here are collages gone mad; he recycles trash, turning banal material into art.
DA: 12PA: 42MOZ Rank: 83
3. Lou Reed: Caught Between the Twisted Stars – The Brooklyn Rail
Description: In the library galleries, you can listen to intimate and rare recordings such as a staticky tape of Reed singing lovingly to his early mentor Andy Warhol about art as business. Walking through, you start to think Reed always managed to look sculpted, ironic, and cool. Portraits of Reed are satisfyingly iconic, each one like raw material for a Warhol silkscreen.
DA: 75PA: 88MOZ Rank: 9
4. Eleven Poems of Catullus | InTranslation - The Brooklyn Rail
Description: Brooklynrail.org. Eleven Poems of Catullus. Written by Catullus Translated from the Latin by Michael G. Donkin. Latin | Poetry | Roman Republic. July, 2016. 2. Sparrow, o, Lesbia’s sweet bird whom she keeps near to stroke. at her bosom, to …
DA: 76PA: 16MOZ Rank: 18
5. Barbara Stauffacher Solomon: Exits Exist – The Brooklyn Rail
Description: While towering crimson and black graphics slice through walls and windowsills downstairs, corresponding flat shapes assume the form of dimensional objects in the upstairs galleries—thus assembling the experience of Barbara Stauffacher Solomon’s exhibition, EXITS EXIST, into that of a large-scale pop-up book. And indeed, the book form plays a central role in the structuring …
DA: 68PA: 31MOZ Rank: 76
6. Deep Listening To Pauline Oliveros Across The Internet
Description: Internet-based collaboration may feel contemporary, but it is established. One of the artists at the forefront of this movement was pioneering composer and accordionist Pauline Oliveros, who began working with the internet in the ’90s and 2000s. She saw technology as something that could open the door to new avenues of music making, and something that could extend …
Description: Adam McOmber’s Fantasy Kit is a slender compilation of thirty-five flash-length stories that are predominantly gothic in subject matter, surrealist in method, and genuinely unsettling in effect. The story “The Cornfield”stands apart for its realism, and yet clearly has much to say about the collection as a whole. Tom (its protagonist) descends from a long line of emphatically ...
Description: Barbara Henning is the author of five novels and eight collections of poetry, most recently a novelized biography of her mother, Ferne, a Detroit Story (Spuyten Duyvil 2022) and a collection of poems, Digigram (United Artists Books 2020). She is also the editor of Prompt Book: Experiments for Writing Poetry and Fiction (Spuyten Duyvil 2021). Born in Detroit, she has …
DA: 13PA: 14MOZ Rank: 92
9. Singing in Unison at Industry City – The Brooklyn Rail
Description: Rail Curatorial Projects presents the seventh installment of its ongoing exhibition series, Singing in Unison, at Industry City.This series is inspired by an underlying philosophy that runs through American history, which advocates for “the art of joining,” an essential gesture to heal our divided social and political life.
Description: The Avett Brothers / ˈ eɪ v ɪ t / are an American folk rock band from Concord, North Carolina. The band is made up of two brothers, Scott Avett (banjo, lead vocals, guitar, piano, kick-drum) and Seth Avett (guitar, lead vocals, piano, hi-hat) along with Bob Crawford (double bass, electric bass, violin, backing vocals) and Joe Kwon (cello, backing vocals). ...