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Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
 
The White Road: Journey into an Obsession is his new book ...
Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
 
The Elements of Sculpture by Herbert George and The Cardiff Tapes by Garth Evans ...
Thursday, December 31st, 2015
 
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His new memoir, Dwelling, is published by Walther König ...
 

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

Excerpt from the projection work Shadow Theater, published in Marcel Broodthaers: My Ogre Book, Shadow Theater, Midnight (Siglio, 2016).

Ad Absurdum: A Collection of Poems by Marcel Broodthaers


I new translation collects two poems and a suite of appropriated images in one volume.

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Barry Schwabsky photographed by Mathias Augustyniak Poetry Marathon, Serpentine Gallery, London, 2009 © M/M (Paris)

Perceptual Inventory: A New Anthology by Barry Schwabsky


The poet-critic’s recent writing for The Nation is collected by Verso.

Friday, April 8th, 2016

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Complicated Ventures: Jim Dine’s Poems


“a seamless controlling ear gives them weight and authenticity”

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Cover of the book under review. Courtesy of La Fábrica.

“No doubt she’s in control”: A New Niki de Saint Phalle Monograph


An oft-overlooked and misunderstood painter and sculptor gets a close look by the Guggenheim Bilbao

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

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In the Beginning was the Image: Julian Bell and Archie Rand Paint the Bible


“What’s the right visual style for presenting Christian or Jewish texts? “

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

cover of "Rembrandt" by Tancred Borenius, Phaidon Classics, 2015

The Classics: “New” from Phaidon, Early Titles on the Old Masters


In conversation with Diane Fortenberry, Senior Editor at Phaidon Press

Friday, December 25th, 2015

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Carnival Fun-House: Alva Noë’s Strange Tools


Reviewer to philosopher: Check your privilege

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

Susan Bee, Recalculating, 2010. Oil on linen, 16 x 20 inches. Courtesy of the artist and A.I.R. Gallery.

Working Together: A New Book on Words and Art


An anthology of essays on poet-artist collaborations, recently published by Cuneiform Press.

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Agnes Martin, Homage to Greece, 1959. Oil, canvas collage, and nails on panel, 12 x 12 inches.

Mythos and History: A New Agnes Martin Biography


A new biography of the idiosyncratic and influential painter untangles myth and fact.

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

View of "Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse)," 2015, by John Cage, published by Siglio Press. Courtesy of Siglio.

“Paper Should Be Edible, Nutritious”: John Cage’s Diary


The radically inventive and prolific musician’s ethics and curiosity are revealed in a new diary facsimile by Siglio Press.