The Eight-Day Week
Wednesday, April 6
Youth and Beauty
Ah, Karen Russell. Or, as the Swamplandia! author might render it, Karen Russell! Never has a young author provoked such envy since that little minx Freudenberger. (Is it a girl thing?) But back to Ms. Russell: The 29-year-old phenom was pegged as an under-40 author to watch on that Read More
Some works of art are ahead of their time, some are of their time, and some behind the times. Some art is said to be timely. And, of course, great art is supposed to be timeless-an adjective I’m not about to use in describing the sculpture of William Tucker (in part because it sounds too Read More
On April 7, a dozen New Yorkers–architects, writers and artists–feeling gouged by downtown Manhattan prices, bought a building together in Tribeca. They’ll share a mortgage and maybe even child care, creating what sounds a little like a modern-day artists’ cooperative. This being 2001, the starting cost was $7.9 million.
There’s architect Peter Moore, who’s been Read More