Feature

Agnes Martin in Coenties Slip

Blogging Fellows, Feature, In Residence, Visual Art

“The work is so far from perfection because we ourselves are so far from perfection … That is why art work is so very hard. It is a working through of disappointments and a growing recognition of failure to the point of defeat. But still one wakes in the morning and there is the inspiration and one goes on.”

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Art Is Essential December 2020

Art Is Essential, Feature

Writers on the art that matters to them. #ArtIsEssential...

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Graphite Insomnia

Appreciation, Feature, First Person, Visual Art

“A deep black square can be an object or an opening. Sometimes you can get a surface so deep, rich, and black that it begins to contain...

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When the Shows Stopped

Blogging Fellows, Feature, Ghost Lights, Theater

In 2020 actor Kait Russell got her big break – her first audition for a Broadway musical. But while preparing for it she received a phone call that changed everything. “Broadway is shutting down,” her agent told her. “We can’t keep your audition.”

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Art Is Essential November 2020

Art Is Essential, Feature

Writers on the art that matters to them. #ArtIsEssential...

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Announcing The Creative Block Essay Contest – Open Now Through December 21 – DEADLINE EXTENDED

Editor's Note, Feature

We are seeking previously unpublished personal essays up to 2,000 words about the creative endeavor that you paused. ...

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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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Anti-Monument

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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