Author Archives: Jennifer Kabat

Jennifer Kabat

About Jennifer Kabat

A recent finalist for Notting Hill Editions’ Essay Prize, Jennifer Kabat (@jenkabat) is working on a book called Growing Up Modern, exploring art, ideology and the landscape from the modernist suburb where she grew up to the Western Catskills where she lives now. She’s been awarded a Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for her criticism and teaches at NYU. She contributes to BOMB, The Believer and Frieze and was once an editor at the legendary style magazine The Face in London.

The Angel’s Share – Searching for Whisky. Or Truth. Or Both. Part III

From whisky’s own Enron back to Campbeltown and how it became scotch’s ghost town in Part III of Jennifer Kabat’s series on whisky. Continue reading

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Politics, Protest and Shopping Malls: 17 Days in Taksim Square

Jennifer Kabat’s Q&A with Gökhan Karakuş, an Istanbul-based architecture critic, on the events and context of the protests at Gezi Park and Taksim Square. Continue reading

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The Angel’s Share – Searching for Whisky. Or Truth. Or Both. Part II

Take an American aphid, an English PM (just out of his teens) and a British queen, add to that a Madoff-style scandal (boom, bubble and bust) and you have the makings of today’s single malt. So Jennifer Kabat finds. Continue reading

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The Angel’s Share – Searching for Whisky. Or Truth. Or Both. Part I

In the lost city of whisky, the one-time whisky capital Campbeltown, Jennifer Kabat goes in search of scotch in the first of a 3-part series on the spirit. Continue reading

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The Dream of the 90s: Where Did All The Anger Go? 1993 at the New Museum

Haunted by the past, Jennifer Kabat takes on the New Museum’s 1993 show and examines the era’s disappearance and recent reappearance in the art world Continue reading

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Thoughts on Boston

Jennifer Kabat on the marathon and its history in Boston, from its heroes to the existential test that the race exacts. Continue reading

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Snow Cowboys Farming The White Stuff

Blinding cold, freezing chill, frostbite, darkness, icy slopes, and the threat of death at every turn — all in a day’s work for a snowmaker. Jennifer Kabat rides out with them to work. Continue reading

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Notes from the Country: We Shoot It, Gut It, Hang It, Skin It, Cut It

This winter Jennifer Kabat goes out hunting, not exactly hunting, sometimes more like hiking and hanging out, but learning to hunt. Continue reading

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All I Want For Christmas…

But will it make you happy? In Jennifer Kabat’s case, probably not. And why she doesn’t want presents. Okay some presents. Okay I want the thing that will make me… Continue reading

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