Tags » The Brooklyn Rail

HUMAN COLORS

Painter MATSUMI KANEMITSU, nickname MIKE

by Rosanna Albertini

Early 1950s in New York. It seems that Jackson Pollock started to call him Mike. Kanemitsu was one of the artists going to the Greenwich Village Cedar Bar as Pollock did, and Franz Kline, Robert Motherwell, de Kooning, Phillip Guston, Joan Mitchell, Gregory Corso, Jack Kerouak, Frank O’Hara, Lee Krasner. 643 more words

Art History Fragments

VOGEL The Brooklyn Rail: Riding the Fourth Wave in a Changing Sea

Fourth-wave feminism: tech-savvy, gender sophisticated. Grew up with the internet. “Take Your Daughter to Work Day.” Online activism.

Goals: trans inclusion, reproductive rights, queer rights, intersectionality… 205 more words

Reading Log

Pure Art

Review of Purity (Bokförlaget Max Ström, 2014) for The Brooklyn Rail by David Magnusson.

Believing that I am worth waiting for, I make a commitment to God, myself, my family, my friends, my future mate, and my future children to a lifetime of purity including sexual purity from this day until the day I enter a committed, faithful, lifetime marriage.”

220 more words
Publications