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Rhett Baruch on Art Curation as a Form of Survival

Rhett Baruch on Art Curation as a Form of Survival

“I was influenced somehow or another by doodads,” art dealer Rhett Baruch tells me, utterly sincere. “Doodad,” by definition, means (literally) nothing. It’s a placeholder for words we cannot recall, like a gizmo, a whatsit, something Ariel would collect in The Little...
Emily St. John Mandel on Working Through Chaos

Emily St. John Mandel on Working Through Chaos

There’s a little bit of chaos pervading the office of writer Emily St. John Mandel. When we visit, her Greenwood Heights home is under construction and, space being a complicated issue in Brooklyn, her office room has become a defacto storage room. A couch turned on...
Manipulating Memory and Time with Author Blake Crouch

Manipulating Memory and Time with Author Blake Crouch

Peek at any one of the dozens of journals inside Blake Crouch’s Durango, Colorado home, and he may seem a bit peculiar. Advertisement That’s where genius ideas for his thrilling works of science fiction are born, in drawings and scribbles on ruled paper, like “4th...
MURUGIAH is Illustrating Change

MURUGIAH is Illustrating Change

When it’s nice out, Sharm Murugiah bikes or runs the six or seven miles to his studio in a 19th century library building in southeast London. Advertisement He calls the neighborhood a “leafy part of London,” about a 20-minute train trek from the Shard; it’s a place...