By Adam J. Kurtz 2 min read
Artist and author Adam J. Kurtz knows what it's like to feel defeated creatively. His latest book explores how to deal with failure in a constructive way.
By Lorraine Berry 18 min read
These six books explore various facets of culture through past TV shows and film, and reflect the cultural questions that society grapples with.
By Lorraine Berry 5 min read
Celeste Ng's latest, Little Fires Everywhere, draws connections between making art and real talent, passion and abandonment, and wealth and happiness.
By Tiffanie Turner 4 min read
Tiffanie Turner is a fine artist and botanical sculptor, and here, she shares some of the many meditative qualities in creating these types of art.
By Lisa Rosman 5 min read
Henri Matisse made a name for himself through his use of color – and it’s not the only reason we’re still talking about him today.
By Jennie Yabroff 5 min read
The job of the writer and the job of the museum-goer are not so different. Both require a willingness to look deeply, patiently, and carefully.