Hilton Als

Hilton Als is a staff writer at The New Yorker. He received the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. (October 2022)


The Heroic Art of Agnes Martin

The Heroic Art of Agnes Martin

A painter who tried to make mystery a solid object

Agnes Martin: Her Life and Art

by Nancy Princenthal

Agnes Martin

an exhibition at Tate Modern, London, June 3–October 11, 2015; Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, November 7, 2015–March 6, 2016; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, April 24–September 11, 2016; and the Guggenheim Museum, New York City, October 7, 2016–January 11, 2017

July 14, 2016 issue

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The Art of Difference

The Art of Difference

“If I stand in front of something,” Diane Arbus said, “instead of arranging it, I arrange myself.”

Diane Arbus: In the Beginning

an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, July 12–November 27, 2016; and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, January 21–April 30, 2017

Diane Arbus: In the Park

an exhibition at Lévy Gorvy Gallery, New York City, May 2–June 24, 2017

Diane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer

by Arthur Lubow

Diane Arbus: A Chronology, 1923–1971

by Elisabeth Sussman and Doon Arbus

June 8, 2017 issue

Peter Doig: The Transformer

Peter Doig: The Transformer

Peter Doig

an exhibition at the Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland, November 23, 2014–March 22, 2015; and the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark, April 17–August 16, 2015

Peter Doig

an exhibition at the Palazzetto Tito, Venice, May 5–October 4, 2015

June 25, 2015 issue

Genius Breaking Through

Genius Breaking Through

A Prayer Journal

by Flannery O’Connor, edited and with an introduction by W.A. Sessions

August 14, 2014 issue

‘The Strange, the Crazed, the Queer’

‘The Strange, the Crazed, the Queer’

A Streetcar Named Desire

by Tennessee Williams, directed by Liv Ullmann and performed by the Sydney Theatre Company

The Glass Menagerie

by Tennessee Williams, directed by Gordon Edelstein

June 10, 2010 issue

Girls & Guns

Girls & Guns


a film directed by Rob Marshall, based on the musical by Bob Fosse

March 27, 2003 issue

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