Articles of Note

At 30, Francis Bacon took stock: Failed designer. Failed artist. Two years later, he emerged as a confident painter   ... more »

New Books

For Adrienne Rich, the gap between life and art was fraught. She was too narrow or too wide, too personal or too political   ... more »

Essays & Opinions

The textile hypothesis: The reason for humankind’s shift to agriculture has to do less with food and more with clothing... more »