On Tetsuya Ishida
Ishida’s blend of surrealist satire and social realism explores the mechanophilia at the heart of modern alienation.
On Alix Vernet
Vernet’s mirror-glazed casts of decorated tenements read as eulogies for a Manhattan that more proudly wore its working-class history.
Remembering Peter Schjeldahl
Schjeldahl was not a peddler of a particular theory; his only agenda was pleasure — the pleasures of art, of looking, of language.