Articles of Note

This is how the characteristics of an obscure Amazonian language set off an academic feud that shows no sign of letting up... more »

New Books

When Willem de Kooning heard of Jackson Pollock’s death, he celebrated: “I’m number one.” Why do some artistic relationships nourish artists, while others tear them apart?... more »

Essays & Opinions

Written with seen-it-all skepticism and pseudo-philosophical detachment, the feuilleton was part journalism, part prose poem. The reaction to the new form? Utter contempt... more »