Articles of Note

When Baryshnikov met Brodsky. “He was sitting, smoking, very red, very handsome," says Baryshnikov. Soon he met Milosz, Spender, Sontag. “That was my university"... more »

New Books

The inimitable Lucia Berlin. Neither feminist nor fantasist nor fabulist, she was a switchboard operator -- and a severely underappreciated writer... more »

Essays & Opinions

The idea of the independent, unaffiliated artist is a myth of the Cold War, a simplification of the vexed relationship between artists and patrons... more »