The American People is predictably commanding and passionate, its insights are stunning and endless, its narrative consistently compelling. But how much of the history it recreates is true?
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Alexis Laurent is a contemporary sculptor. His work invites (and counts on) viewers to be part of it to make it whole.
The Optimist's Parking Lot is a meditation on the poetics of optimism.
Rob Walker's newest project for New Orleans proves him to be no less than a bonafide optimist. He's proposing that we use art and design to alter our perceptions of a downtrodden environment.
Salinger gave my generation a permission to write about our lives, our very ordinary adolescent times. He gave us our voice, our right to be serious in our own postwar, perhaps over-privileged, tones.
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