It's Week 3 in the Summer Reading Challenge.
Beach, books, domestic fowl. An American Marriage opens Week Three of the Summer Reading Challenge. With novelist Laura van den Berg.
Twice the official portraitist of George W. Bush, painter Robert Anderson explains what it’s like to build a relationship with a president, separate the man from the legacy, and struggle with his smirk.
Portraits of the hustlers, businesswomen, singers, and teachers who were regulars at one of Manhattan’s most notorious dives.
Paintings full of ceremony, mysticism, and sisterhood that remain electric with desire, even when the object of desire is a mystery.
Tobacco farmers, churchgoers, and signs of rapid growth crop up like kudzu along North Carolina’s Highway 15-501, aka Tobacco Road.
Masterful portraits from 10 years of photographing the west side of Chicago.
Found photographs hand-altered with embroidery and collage, transforming pictures that were somehow incomplete.
Sometimes beauty appears only for a short instant, as a flash of visual energy. It’s the photographer’s job to wait, observe, and then pounce.
There is no doubt that Aristotle’s texts are misogynist; he thought that women were inferior to men and he said so explicitly. For example, to cite Cynthia...
Salvador Dalí wrote about this technique that he called “Slumber with a key.” He featured it as one of his 50 secrets of magic craftsmanship....
John Henry Browne
“Attorney John Henry Browne,” read a headline on the cover of Pacific, a Seattle news magazine. “He shoots from the hip to defend the...
Ron Akana, longest-serving flight attendant
Yes, Mr. Akana has worked as a flight attendant for 63 years, clocking some 20 million miles along the way, the equivalent of circling the globe about 800...
...I liked Centennial, with its funky main drag, its ancient police car parked near the highway to deter speeders and, when I first arrived, its five bars to...