Art, Monday Gallery — October 5, 2015, 8:00 am

Schutz_Swiss Family Traveling

Swiss Family Traveling

Swiss Family Traveling, a painting by Dana Schutz, whose work is currently on view at Petzel, in New York City. Shutz’s Singer Songwriter appeared in our December 2013 issue. 

Art, Monday Gallery — September 28, 2015, 8:00 am


Baseball Field, Venice, CA

“Baseball Field, Venice, CA,” a photograph by Lynn Saville from her recent monograph Dark City: Urban America at Night. Saville’s work is currently on view at the Pratt Institute Photography Gallery, in Brooklyn, New York.

Art, Monday Gallery — September 21, 2015, 1:07 pm


A Kinetic Strandbeest sculpture

Photograph of Theo Jansen with one of his kinetic Strandbeest sculptures, by Lena Herzog. An exhibition of Jansen’s sculptures and Herzog’s photography is currently on view at the Peabody Essex Museum, in Salem, Massachusetts. Herzog’s Strandbeest: the Dream Machines of Theo Jansen (available in print and ebook editions) was published by Taschen last year.

Art, Monday Gallery — September 14, 2015, 3:51 pm

Atelier de typographie I, Imprimerie Nationale, Porto Novo, 2012

Atelier de typographie I, Imprimerie Nationale, Porto-Novo, 2012

“Atelier de typographie I, Imprimerie Nationale, Porto-Novo, 2012,” a photograph of the former National Printing House in Porto-Novo, Bénin, by François-Xavier Gbré. The artist’s work is currently on view at the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Philadelphia, and the Walther Collection Project Space, New York City. Credit: Photograph courtesy the artist and Galerie Cécile Fakhoury, Abidjan.

Art, Monday Gallery — September 7, 2015, 5:23 pm


A photograph from One to Nothing

A photograph by Irina Rozovsky, from the series One to Nothing. Rozovsky’s monograph Island in My Mind was published in June by Verlag Kettler.

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“One of the peculiar things about economic inequality is that the people who are most articulate about it are not poor, while the poor themselves have said little, at least in print, about their situation.”
Photograph © Reuters/Brendan McDermid
“It would be nice to get through this review without recourse to the term ‘writer’s writer.’ The thing is, in the case of Joy Williams, I have seen the cliché made flesh.”
Illustration by Steven Dana
“Miniatures originated in Persia and were brought to the Indian subcontinent when the Mughals conquered it in the sixteenth century. They could take on almost any subject: landscapes or portraits; stories of love, war, or play.”
Painting by by Imran Qureshi.
“The business of being a country veterinarian is increasingly precarious. The heartland has been emptying of large-animal vets for at least two decades, as agribusiness changed the employment picture and people left the region.”
Photograph by Lance Rosenfield
“Rosie and her husband had burned through their small savings in the first few months after she lost her job. Now their family of five relied on his minimum-wage paychecks, plus Rosie’s unemployment and food stamps, which, combined, brought them to around $2,000 per month, just above the poverty line.”
Illustrations by Taylor Callery

Ratio of children’s emergency-room visits for injuries related to fireworks last year to those related to “desk supplies”:


The ecosystems around Chernobyl, Ukraine, are now healthier than they were before the nuclear disaster, though radiation levels are still too high for human habitation.

The Islamic State opened two new theme parks featuring a Ferris wheel, teacup rides, and bumper cars.

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