Browsing: The Movies, Part II

November-December 2015

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THERE’S A UNIQUE POWER in the raw, organic evidence of an artist at work—unfinished canvases in a paint-spattered workspace, rough studies and drawings, and even the artist’s personal effects. One thinks of Francis Bacon’s famously chaotic London studio, meticulously catalogued and transported, piece by messy piece, to a Dublin museum after Bacon’s death. That quality of the artist at work comes through in Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks

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The North Haven Journal illuminates a more intimate story still, Bishop’s relationship with the much younger Alice Methfessel, an administrator at Harvard University, where Bishop had begun teaching in 1970.

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Sex and Unisex: Fashion, Feminism, and the Sexual Revolution by Jo B. Paoletti Indiana. 216 pages, $25. THE AUTHOR of Sex and Unisex begins by quoting Republican candidate…More