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Quoted: Mary Karr Dings John Ashbery


Here’s Mary Karr, poet, essayist, and memoirist, dropping a (relatively demure) bomb on John Ashbery, poet, art critic, and collector (pictured above), in an interview with the New York… More ›

Jonathan Franzen: Loves Long Walks, Not Surly


Most author photos aim to project a certain ponderous intellectual heft: Headshots, often in black-and-white, often with said author palming his head as if to convey the swelling bloom of thought… More ›

Printed Matter’s Moving Sale Starts Tonight


In place of its annual Summer Warehouse Sale, Printed Matter is celebrating its forthcoming relocation with a Moving Sale, offering 10 to 40 percent off a majority of its inventory (some, even 50… More ›

Art Reads: “Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage”


On the final leg of its Smithsonian-organized, cross-country tour, Annie Leibovitz’s “Pilgrimage” exhibition will land at the New-York Historical Society from November 21 through February 22,… More ›

Art Reads: “Fiber: Sculpture 1960-Present”


This fall is shaping up to be a big moment for fiber art exhibitions. A few weeks ago, New York’s Drawing Center opened its great show “Thread Lines” and today the Institute of Contemporary Art… More ›