The Library: Archived Writings

Political

Bahraini activist’s triumphant return
January 11, 2013 | Salon

A worthy, necessary Nobel honoring the Arab Spring
January 10, 2013 | Salon

A Guy Can Dream, Can’t He? Part 2
October 24, 2012 | Huffington Post

Time to Start Preoccupying Wall Street
December 09, 2011 | Truthdig

Tomgram: The Great American Shakedown
November 01, 2011 | TomDispatch.com

A Guy Can Dream, Can’t He?
October 27, 2011 | Huffington Post

Economy: The trouble with bubbles
May 23, 2010 | L.A. Times

International Humanitarian Law: An Overview
November 28, 2007 | Crimes of War

A Final Thought on Intelligent Design—and a Modest Proposal
April 01, 2006 | Virginia Quarterly Review


Arts & Politics

Here in America: An Exchange on Transgressive Art, Censorship, Abuse, and Family
May 04, 2013 | The Believer

Memory and 9/11
August 07, 2011 | The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef
June 01, 2011 | Virginia Quarterly Review

The Emperor’s Deathbed: An Exchange
January 17, 2008 | Virginia Quarterly Review

Fevered Imagination
April 19, 2007 | The Nation

A Berlin Epiphany
November 17, 2006 | Virginia Quarterly Review

The Graphics of Solidarity
January 17, 2006 | Virginia Quarterly Review

Valkyries Over Iraq—The Trouble with War Movies
November 11, 2005 | Harper's Magazine


Arts

David Hockney’s Timescapes - Reinventing Modern Art in the Shadow of Mortality
November 01, 2013 | Virginia Quarterly Review

A Conversation with Melbourne Video Artist Daniel Crooks
October 10, 2013 | Anne and Gordon Samstag Museum of Art Publication, June/August 2013

Radical Filmmaker Adam Curtis Storms the Armory With Massive Attack
September 23, 2013 | New York Magazine

Why David Hockney Has a Love-Hate Relationship With Technology
September 10, 2013 | Smithsonian Magazine

Jesus Christ! On the Rampancy of Christological Convergences Across the Western Pictorial Tradition
June 01, 2010 | Siennese Shredder

Double Vision: The Art of Trevor and Ryan Oakes
August 01, 2009 | Virginia Quarterly Review

David Hockney: A Return to Painting
November 17, 2008 | Virginia Quarterly Review

Embeddedness: Robert Irwin in His Seventies
April 17, 2008 | Virginia Quarterly Review

Unfinished: On Vincent Desiderio’s ‘Sleep’
November 09, 2005 | Virginia Quarterly Review


Interviews of Others

A Conversation with Melbourne Video Artist Daniel Crooks
October 10, 2013 | Anne and Gordon Samstag Museum of Art Publication, June/August 2013

Interviews from The Believer: The Art Guys
October 01, 2012 | The Believer

Errol Morris, Forensic Epistemologist
June 18, 2012 | Public Books

Zelig of the Left: Bill Zimmerman with Lawrence Weschler
November 01, 2011 | Brooklyn Rail

Interviews from The Believer: Lena Herzog
June 01, 2011 | The Believer

Interviews from The Believer: Margaret and Christine Wertheim
January 31, 2011 | The Believer

Interviews from The Believer: Michael Light
December 01, 2010 | The Believer

Interviews from The Believer: Ed Keinholz
April 01, 2004 | The Believer


My Grandfather and Other Emigres

Popocatepetl: A Noodling Reminiscence
January 01, 2003 | Threepenny Review

Paradise: The Southern California Idyll of Hitler’s Cultural Exiles
March 28, 1998 | exiles + emigrés - The Flight of European Artists from Hitler

From Hitler to Hollywood
March 28, 1997 | Los Angeles Magazine

My Grandfather’s Last Tale
December 01, 1996 | The Atlantic


Miscellany

Back to Kindergarten! A Modest Proposal for a College of the Future
January 24, 2013 | Public Books

And Yet… And Yet…
November 01, 2011 | Popular Science