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On the cover:Gary Campbell, They Go By Twos (2010) Digital composite Issue 02: December 2010 Inertia or Intent? Eva Hesse’s artworks pose a perplexing conservation challenge. Since her death in 1970, the diaphanous latex pieces have become hard and brittle. … Continue reading

Danielle Meder on The Fashion Schedule

The media revolution has created a glaring disconnect in the fashion industry that has yet to be reconciled. Fashion weeks were originally scheduled six months ahead of season for industry insiders, to correspond with retail buying and magazine print schedules. … Continue reading

Five Seventeen on Swing’s Past and Future

When Swing Kids came out in 1993, I gave it a miss. I was 19 years old and I had no interest in a movie about kids swing dancing in Nazi Germany. By the late ’90s, “neo-swing” was winding down … Continue reading

Sarah Nicole Prickett on Women in Art

I once got a piece of advice from a guy who worked for a bigtime boy’s-club publication in New York. He said: “Don’t write like a girl.” I still don’t know what that means. But it’s the best advice I’ve … Continue reading

Kat Tancock on Food and Biodiversity

I don’t recall when my strong interest in food issues began, but ever since I quit eating red meat at age 13, thinking about food has been a core part of my identity. From Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma to … Continue reading

Ron Nurwisah on World’s Fairs

Started in the late 19th century as a way to show off industrial might, scientific progress and all that colonial loot, world’s fairs are quickly becoming an anachronism. They still happen–one took place in Shanghai earlier this year–but it’s easy … Continue reading