Writing

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Reviews

An exhibition at Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, explores writing’s role in embodiment and spiritual grounding

BY Harry Burke | 25 MAR 20
Fan Letter

‘He created rhythmic patterns that sounded, in your mind or on his voice, both adamantine and feline at once’

BY Cal Revely-Calder | 05 FEB 19
Fan Letter

‘Nelson is wilful and demanding, forever frustrated by the gap between expression and vision, as are all great artists’

BY Claire L. Evans | 29 JAN 19

How monolingualism is the carbon monoxide of culture

BY Ngugi wa Thiong’o | 01 NOV 18
Influences

Found first in the pages of NME, an homage to the critic who brought an antic traduction of high French theory to the study of contemporary pop

BY Brian Dillon | 18 AUG 18

What's so great about authenticity?

BY Olivia Laing | 17 OCT 16
Influences

Remembering Umberto Eco (1932–2016)

BY Gianfranco Marrone | 11 APR 16

Man Booker Prize winner László Krasznahorkai goes to China in search of sorrow and destruction in his latest book

BY Michael Barron | 11 APR 16

Literature versus art history

BY Quinn Latimer | 20 JUN 13

Jesse Ball is an author, poet, artist and lucid dreaming instructor based in Chicago. Ross Simonini talked to him about his new novel, The Curfew, ‘writing as a performance’, and the importance of both clarity and deception in story-telling

BY Ross Simonini | 01 OCT 11

Why a growing number of artists are turning away from image-making to writing and performance

BY Dieter Roelstraete | 01 MAY 11
Article

A new, expanded edition of Lawrence Weschler’s classic, Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees: A Life of Contemporary Artist Robert Irwin is a cause for celebration

BY Eugenia Bell | 01 OCT 08

'What writing has most influenced the way you think about art?' Writers, artists and curators reveal the often surprising literary influences – from Theodor W. Adorno to Lester Bangs, Gertrude Stein and P.G. Wodehouse – that have shaped their thinking.

07 JUN 06