Elaine Sexton

Elaine Sexton’s art criticism, poems, reviews, and visual works have appeared or are forthcoming online and in print with Art in America, ARTnews, Art New England, American Poetry Review, Oprah, Poetry, Poetry Daily, Plume and You Are Here: The Journal of Creative Geography. Her third collection of poetry, Prospect/Refuge, is forthcoming this year with The Sheep Meadow Press. Formerly a senior editor at ARTnews, she teaches text and image workshops at Sarah Lawrence College, New York University and privately. She is a member of the NBCC (National Book Critics Circle). elainesexton.org


Ro Lohin

  RO LOHIN: IN THE STILL AND PRESENT, A MICRO INTERVIEW Elaine Sexton: You’ve described your process of applying paint to canvas as more “splat” and “whack” than the less forceful “drip” one might assume. At one point in your work you shifted from the more conventional use of a […]


Elana Herzog

ELANA HERZOG’S “INTERVENTIONS”: A MICRO INTERVIEW     Elaine Sexton: Distressed fabric, in the form of bedspreads and curtains, heavily stapled and recomposed on dry wall serve as source material for some of your recent work. You once pointed out, in conversation, that most fabric is either plant or animal-based, cotton […]


Liss Platt

  LISS PLATT ON THE “POTENTIAL PRESENCE” IN HER WORK   Liss Platt spent a decade of “sustained looking” taking literally thousands of photographs a single raft–and the climate that contains it–in the water off the coast of the north shore of Nova Scotia. An artist whose work taps into […]