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What is the difference between West Baltimore and Western Pakistan? Drones and American policing at home? Jennifer Kabat on Obama and his “signature strike.” Continue reading
What happens when language fails us? When words are just poor approximations, and they smooth over the weird and wonderful. Meet Kate Newby, whose art can be radically slight, and is failed by trying too hard to describe it.
Over the next two Sundays, we’ll be running pieces by the great Lynne Tillman. This is Jennifer Kabat’s introduction to one of the finest essay writers of our age.
What do Shia LaBeouf, Marina Abramovic and Jay-Z have in common? Or, Jennifer Kabat asks, when does a copy become a theft? Plus Big Foot and China and abstract painting…
Tragedy and triumph in New York about New York – Jennifer Kabat on Isa Genzken’s hallucinatory take on the city and the world at MoMA.
From Christie’s to Chandigarh in India, Jennifer Kabat traces the trafficking of chairs as art in Amie Siegel’s film Provenance.
Two Civil War shows at the Met make Jennifer Kabat wonder how the unspeakable nature of war gets translated into art. And what we gain and lose.
How to assess the value of the Detroit Institute of Arts? The week Christie’s is hired for the job, Jennifer Kabat offers her take on the city’s most valuable asset.