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Max Nelson

Max Nelson, a former member of the editorial staff of The New York Review, studies English at Yale.
 (April 2020)

Yvonne Rainer (left) performing ‘Corridor Solo’ and ‘Crawling Through’ from Parts of Some Sextets at the Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, Connecticut, 1965

‘Don’t Write on Here, Bad Girl’

Over sixty years, Yvonne Rainer has made an art of bringing a deadpan comic tone to strenuous scenes of bodily exertion, political struggle, emotional strain, and taxing thought.

Work 1961–73

by Yvonne Rainer

Parts of Some Sextets, 1965/2019

a performance by Yvonne Rainer at the Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center, New York City, November 15–17, 2019

Again? Now What?

a performance by Yvonne Rainer at New York Live Arts, New York City, November 21–23, 2019

April 23, 2020 issue

Patricia Patterson: The Conversation (Manny and Steve at the Table), 1990

Wild, Blooming Facts

Manny Farber: Paintings and Writings

edited by Michael Almereyda, Jonathan Lethem, and Robert Polito

One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art

an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, October 14, 2018–March 11, 2019

June 6, 2019 issue

Fernando Pessoa; illustration by Tullio Pericoli, 2002

The Chevalier of Disquiet

The Book of Disquiet

by Fernando Pessoa, edited by Jerónimo Pizarro, and translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa

November 23, 2017 issue

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