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Review of Accra Shepp’s “Folium Pictum” in Musée Magazine
Accra Shepp’s (CRF 1997/Juror) newest show “Folium Pictum” at the Von Lintel Gallery has been reviewed by Ana Osorno in Musée Magazine. “Shepp has spent time traveling around our country and taking stunning portraits of farmers and immigrants and printed them directly onto the crop to which they devote their time and energy…The profoundness of […]
Monika Bravo’s Newly Commissioned Public Art in Boston
Monika Bravo (Incoming Visual Arts Fellow 2021) has been commissioned to create a mural at the new A-7 Police Station in East Boston. With her new work, Bravo aims “to create a mesmerizing environment that invites the audience to mutual participation, to an experience of synthesis, a communion…Its source resonates with the roots and origins […]
Paisley Rekdal Interview in the Deseret News
Utah poet laureate Paisley Rekdal (CRF 2017) interview in the Deseret News on Amanda Gorman’s (CRF Juror) success as Presidential Inaugural Poet. “It takes a lot of work to write after the Capitol siege, trying to come up with a poem that could give people hope, but also recognize all of the many historical stresses […]
Poet Amanda Gorman asks “Where can we find light?” at Biden/Harris Inauguration
Inauguration Day highlight on Amanda Gorman (CRF Juror) in The New York Times. Yesterday, Amanda Gorman became the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history with her reading of “The Hill We Climb.” Watch her recitation and read about her process and the significance behind her words. “Amanda was an ideal juror; she came extremely well-prepared, […]
Masha Gessen Piece in The New Yorker
Masha Gessen (CRF 2019) piece in The New Yorker. “The descendants of the Purdue Pharma founders debated over WhatsApp. Meanwhile, bottles of painkillers accumulated in my medicine cabinet.” Read the piece.
Inauguration Day Poem by Jericho Brown in The New York Times Magazine
“Inaugural” an original poem by Jericho Brown (CRF 2015) in the New York Times on the occasion of the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. “We were told that it is dangerous to touch/ And yet we journeyed here, where what we believe/ Meets what must be done.” Read and listen to the poem.
Everett Bradley Interview with Rolling Stone
Percussionist-vocalist Everett Bradley (CRF 2009) reflects on his distinctive career with a slew of musical greats. “A small army of ace musicians have come and gone from Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and Bon Jovi over the years, but only one spent time in the two quintessential New Jersey rock acts: percussionist-vocalist Everett Bradley.” Read […]
New Work from Samuel Adams
Samuel Adams (CRF 2017) previews a new piece which synthesizes dance, film, and live concert performance. “The Living Earth Show, San Francisco’s premiere experimental chamber ensemble, and composer Samuel Adams are joined by Louisville Orchestra Music Director Teddy Abrams for a preview and discussion about Adams’ in-process work Lyra.” Listen to the first 25 minutes […]
Rachel Kushner Personal History in The New Yorker
Rachel Kushner (CRF 2016) chronicles her coming of age on the streets of San Francisco in The Hard Crowd, recently published in The New Yorker. “You live your life alone but tethered to the deed of a mother. You live your life naked to the world and what it will pile upon you. And, no, […]
El Anatsui Profile in The New Yorker
El Anatsui (CRF 2001) Ghanian sculptor who has been recently profiled in The New Yorker magazine. “His runaway success began with castaway junk: a bag of bottle caps along the road. Now the Ghanaian sculptor is redefining Africa’s place in the global art scene.” Read the article.