Art Is Essential vol. 6

Art Is Essential, Feature

Writers on the art that matters to them.

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Victim of his own intent: On Alvin Feinman

Appreciation, Feature, Poetry

"My ambition, nonetheless, is that someday in the distant future, just one lonely reader will wander the shelves of a library and discover...

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2020 Tote Bag Design Contest – DEADLINE EXTENDED


Help us tell the world that Art Is Essential...

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The Artist’s Home Undone

Ebook, Feature, Visual Art

A collaborative image threatens the relationship between artist and muse.

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An Open House

Ebook, Feature, Theater

America’s pioneer political drama saw the nation falling short of its ideals. Almost one hundred years later, the play is more relevant...

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Architecture, Ebook, Feature, Public Art

A conceptual design for a war memorial prioritizes the individual over the community, upending a centuries-old architectural language. ...

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About Face

Ebook, Feature, Film, Visual Art

An obscure art film raises the question of censorship at a major art institution.

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Sudden Flash

Dance, Ebook, Feature

In 1987 an American choreographer working in Europe turned ballet on its head. Dance would never be the same. ...

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A Time To Be Born

Ebook, Feature, Literature

With 'Midnight’s Children' author Salman Rushdie found his voice. It would become an international cause....

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