Art In America

C. Spencer Yeh modestly describes himself as an “uncoordinated and tone-deaf” musician, but that hasn’t lessened the demand for his performances at high-profile art venues. Over the next few weeks, he will present vocal abstractions, violin…Read more

Artists’ earthworks of the 1960s and ’70s are one reason to venture into the unforgiving deserts they often occupy (the other being hallucinogenic vision quests). The remote sites had a practical allure for artists who were drawn to large swaths of…Read more

In his 2013 book Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, Michael Pollan cites the Harvard primatologist Richard Wrangham, who claims that the beginning of the human species can be traced to the moment when we learned to make, maintain, and use fire.…Read more

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