COLUMNS

  • PRINT January 2015

    Justin Peck

    The resident choreographer and a soloist dancer with the New York City Ballet, Justin Peck has performed principal roles in such productions as George Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco, 1941, and Firebird, 1949; Jerome Robbins’s West Side Story Suite, 1995; and Benjamin Millepied’s Plainspoken, 2010. As a choreographer, he has received commissions from numerous institutions, including the School of American Ballet and the New World Symphony. He is currently at work on a new interpretation of Aaron Copland’s Rodeo, 1942, for the New York City Ballet, which will premiere at the David H. Koch Theater

  • PRINT November 2014

    Brooks Headley

    Brooks Headley has been the executive pastry chef of Del Posto in New York since March 2008. During that time he has helped the restaurant earn four stars in the New York Times, and in 2013 he was honored with the James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Pastry Chef. Headley has also been playing drums for more than twenty years, in a series of underground bands (Born Against, Universal Order of Armageddon, Young Pioneers, Skull Kontrol, Wrangler Brutes, Oldest, C.R.A.S.H., Music Blues). W. W. Norton has just released his first cookbook, Fancy Desserts, which features photography and design

  • PRINT October 2014

    Jessie Stead

    Jessie Stead is a New York–based artist working in installation, cinema, music, collaboration, and other overlapping disciplines. She is the experimental percussionist in the art band #hariboner, currently recording their debut LP.

  • PRINT September 2014

    Liz Craft

    Liz Craft is a sculptor who lives and works in Los Angeles, where she co-runs the gallery Paradise Garage. This summer, her work was on view at Zurich’s Hacienda gallery (in a show with Lisa Anne Auerbach) and in Paris with Pentti Monkkonen at Pro Choice/Shanaynay gallery. Her work can be seen this fall in “Golden State,” a group show curated by Drew Heitzler at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson.

  • PRINT Summer 2014

    Kim Stanley Robinson

    The author of more than twenty books, including the best-selling Mars trilogy (Bantam, 1992–96) and, most recently, the critically acclaimed 2312 (2012) and Shaman (2013; both Orbit), Kim Stanley Robinson is the winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Awards for science fiction. He is an active affiliate of the Sierra Nevada Research Institute at the University of California, Merced, and lives in Davis, California.

  • PRINT May 2014

    Ana Lily Amirpour

    Ana Lily Amirpour is a Los Angeles–based filmmaker. Her most recent feature, a black-and-white Iranian vampire western titled A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and opened New Directors/New Films in March at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, which co-organizes the festival with the Film Society of Lincoln Center. She is currently working on her next film, The Bad Batch, a postapocalyptic cannibal love story.

  • PRINT April 2014

    Pauline Oliveros

    Composer, performer, and educator Pauline Oliveros is the founder of the Deep Listening Institute and a professor of music in the Department of Arts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. Currently composing The Nubian Word for Flowers—an opera produced in collaboration with author and director Ione—Oliveros is included in this year’s Whitney Biennial.

  • PRINT March 2014

    Fred Tomaselli

    Fred Tomaselli is an artist based in New York. His paintings and collages have been exhibited at such institutions as the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA; and the Aspen Art Museum. A survey of his work is currently on view at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, through March 23. This May, Prestel will publish The Times, a book comprising Tomaselli’s recent series of manipulated New York Times front pages.

  • PRINT February 2014

    Matthew Carter

    The creator of the early Web fonts Verdana and Georgia, Matthew Carter is a type designer based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has worked at Linotype and Bitstream, and since 1991 has been a principal of the firm Carter & Cone Type. His most recent designs are Carter Sans for Monotype Imaging, and Sitka for Microsoft.

  • PRINT January 2014

    Bunny Rogers

    Bunny Rogers is an artist and poet who lives and works in New York, where she is currently in residency at the Queens Museum of Art. Recent activities include a solo show at Appendix Project Space in Portland, Oregon; an exhibition, with Benjamin Asam Kellogg, at Sandy Brown, Berlin; and a multimedia installation at 319 Scholes, Brooklyn, with Filip Olszewski. A book of her poetry, My Apologies Accepted, is forthcoming from Civil Coping Mechanisms.

  • PRINT November 2013

    Linder

    Linder Sterling is currently an artist-in-residence at Tate St. Ives, UK. The founder of the post-punk group Ludus, she is also known for her prolific collage work, which is featured on the iconic cover of the Buzzcocks’ 1977 single “Orgasm Addict,” and has been celebrated internationally, with solo shows this year at Tate St. Ives; the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; and Blum & Poe, Los Angeles. On November 11, her ballet The Ultimate Form will be staged in New York as part of Performa 13.

  • PRINT October 2013

    Bernadette Mayer

    Bernadette Mayer has been a key figure on the New York poetry scene for decades. She is the author of more than two dozen volumes of poetry. Her most recent book, The Helens of Troy, NY, was published by New Directions this past spring. She lives in upstate New York.