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Regina Marler is the author of Bloomsbury Pie: The Making of the Bloomsbury Boom. She edited Queer Beats: How the Beats Turned America on to Sex and Selected Letters of Vanessa Bell. (March 2023)
In Andrea Barrett’s stories, female characters with at least one foot in the sciences have to pick sides and contend with radical changes.
by Andrea Barrett
December 8, 2022 issue
The Bucolic Heroic
Catherine Hewitt’s Art Is a Tyrant is a full depiction of the nineteenth-century painter Rosa Bonheur’s unconventional life.
Art Is a Tyrant: The Unconventional Life of Rosa Bonheur
by Catherine Hewitt
May 12, 2022 issue
The Emergency Everywhere
In Madeleine Watts’s The Inland Sea and Maxim Loskutoff’s Ruthie Fear, young women navigate danger from men and from themselves, against a backdrop of relentless climate catastrophe.
The Inland Sea
by Madeleine Watts
by Maxim Loskutoff
March 25, 2021 issue
Carson McCullers: A Connoisseur of Yearning
My Autobiography of Carson McCullers
by Jenn Shapland
July 23, 2020 issue
Al & Georgia & Beck & Paul
Two recent books examine the lives of Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O’Keeffe and their astonishingly productive marriage.
Foursome: Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O’Keeffe, Paul Strand, Rebecca Salsbury
by Carolyn Burke
Alfred Stieglitz: Taking Pictures, Making Painters
by Phyllis Rose
November 7, 2019 issue
Sarah Lucas: Au Naturel
an exhibition at the New Museum, New York City, September 26, 2018–January 20, 2019; and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, June 9–September 1, 2019
August 15, 2019 issue
‘Every Time I Look at It I Feel Ill’
René Magritte: The Fifth Season
an exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, May 19–October 28, 2018
October 25, 2018 issue
Pictures of the Jazz Age
A glittering roster sat for portraits by Berenice Abbott, including Jean Cocteau, Djuna Barnes, and André Gide
Berenice Abbott: A Life in Photography
by Julia Van Haaften
Paris Portraits: 1925–1930
by Berenice Abbott, edited by Ron Kurtz and Hank O’Neal
The Unknown Berenice Abbott
edited by Ron Kurtz and Hank O’Neal
May 10, 2018 issue
In the Cauldron at Midnight
The life and work of the Surrealist artist and writer Leonora Carrington
Farewell to the Muse: Love, War and the Women of Surrealism
by Whitney Chadwick
by Leonora Carrington, with an introduction by Marina Warner
The Complete Stories of Leonora Carrington
with an introduction by Kathryn Davis, translated from the French by Kathrine Talbot and from the Spanish by Anthony Kerrigan
March 8, 2018 issue
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