By Megan N. Liberty
SEPT 2021 | Art Books
This collection of zines and book jacket designs celebrates Brainards generosity, but also his skill as a designer, highlighting the material aspects of the artists hand, his graphic design sensibility, and use of the space of the page.
By William Corwin
NOV 2022 | ArtSeen
In the comprehensive survey exhibition Crisis Makes a Book Club, Xaviera Simmons explains with brutal clarity the need for real gestures; land acknowledgments without Land Back will not do, and there can be no equality without reparations. As the title calls out, starting book clubs to read the literature of the oppressed without yielding the social and economic capital demanded in those very texts means nothing.