Articles of Note

Félix Nadar's guestbook reveals what preoccupied the cultural elite of the Second Empire: morality, boredom, politics, inside jokes, and above all else, artistic ego... more »

New Books

Three hundred pages of egomaniacal longhairs: A book of album covers from the ‘60s and ‘70s reveals the centrality of Magritte, American kitsch, and bad hair... more »

Essays & Opinions

Is it a form of cultural appropriation to take another’s sorrow as the source of your art? Zadie Smith ponders the question... more »