Editor’s Foreword by Christopher Kondrich

                    “My father told me to do what I loved to do — one third of my life                               will be work.”                                           —Emily Mohn-Slate, “Needlework”   I haven’t wanted to write this foreword. I haven’t wanted to offer the kind of perfunctory sentiments that are often included in these prefatory remarks—how […]

Rebecca Allan

    ABSTRACT IMAGES OF THE PLANET: A Micro-Interview with Rebecca Allan by Elaine Sexton   ES: We’ve selected a number of your tondinos, or globe-shaped works to feature in this issue, which you have made alongside your other landscape-oriented work for quite some time. Would you talk a bit about […]

Katherine Bradford

    A FEELING OF LUMINOSITY: A Micro-Interview with Katherine Bradford by Elaine Sexton   ES: I’ve just come from “Fear of Waves,” an exhibition of your work at CANADA gallery in New York. These new painting are more complex than earlier work, incorporating aspects of “outer space” and on […]

Rick Fox

    HOW FAR I ALLOW MYSELF TO GO AWAY FROM THE WORLD: A Micro-Interview with Rick Fox by Elaine Sexton   ES: Until recently your exhibited work has been oil on canvas, close to abstract seascapes and landscapes, shapes on the edge of being identified as such. This new work, […]

Editor’s Foreword by Christopher Kondrich

  In “The Night My Mother Left Me for America,” Clara Changxin Fang draws “a square house with a courtyard in the center, / a threshold / separating it from the street. The image of the “square house” occupies the poem between the first two tercets and the stanzas that […]

Janet Pierce

    MEDITATIVE PRACTICE HAS BECOME MY COUNTRY: A Micro-Interview with Janet Pierce by Elaine Sexton   ES: I’m sure I’m not the first to suggest a connection between this work and that of Mark Rothko, though with a more luminous dimension. They appeared to be shot through with light. […]

Adam Hurwitz

  Clipper from A Hurwitz Studio on Vimeo.   Sick Day from A Hurwitz Studio on Vimeo.   THE ACTUAL LIGHT IN A VIRTUAL SPACE: A Micro-Interview with Adam Hurwitz by Elaine Sexton   ES: Adam, I experience these short computer generated videos much like that of reading a poem. […]