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Art In Conversation

ETEL ADNAN with Charles Bernstein

Distinguished poet Charles Bernstein speaks with Etel Adnan about her poetry, the creation of language, and the thickness imparted upon oneself by time.

Art In Conversation

SARAH CROWNER with Tom McGlynn

Rail Editor-at-large Tom McGlynn speaks with Sarah Crowner about the concept of “plastic memory,” how time functions for paintings, the use of glazed tile, and how a painting is experienced differently when a performer activates the gallery.

Art In Conversation

TISHAN HSU with Martha Schwendener

Tishan Hsu speaks with art historian and critic Martha Scwhendener about his painting and sculpture practice, the relationship of the screen to the body, and Vilém Flusser’s prescient theories of photography.

Art In Conversation

JENNY SAVILLE with Jason Rosenfeld

Rail Editor-at-Large Jason Rosenfeld speaks with Jenny Saville about her latest exhibition and the dialogue in her work between realism and abstraction.

From the Publisher & Artistic Director

Dear Friends and Readers,

Let’s not be passive and be kept separated from one another! We must learn how to be together, and how to protest in peace, and petition our government officials when they’re corrupt and no longer care for our people, especially the ones that were once called “the deplorables.”

Editor's Message

Only Anthropophagy Unites Us?

For this issue, we have asked a group of mostly Brazilian artists and thinkers to consider the significance and meaning of Anthropofagia in a contemporary context, on the cusp of the movement’s one hundredth anniversary.

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Table of Contents

Publisher's Message

Editor's Message



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Art Books

Special Report

Field Notes

The Miraculous


The Brooklyn Rail

FEB 2021

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