Afternoon Bites: Specktor on Bellow, Internet Art Gets Physical, Ellis & Crabapple’s Collaboration, and More


“Beyond the consolations of beauty, and beyond the limits of the speaker’s own boundless self-regard, Bellow gives us something else, legitimately ecstatic.” Matthew Specktor on Saul Bellow’s Henderson the Rain King.

Warren Ellis and Molly Crabapple’s Adriane and the Science can be read in full on Ellis’s site.

On bringing the art of the internet into the physical space of a gallery.

Smart writers on good books: Hope Reese on I Await the Devil’s ComingAdam Robinson on Adrian Van Young’s The Man Who Noticed Everything.

What happens when you realize that a previously respected artist holds abhorrently racist beliefs?

Carl Gunhouse on the art of Judith Braun.

Ami Greko talked with the Joyland podcast.

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