portraiture

A New Idea for Sandy Relief: Illustrated Junk Bonds

When Hurricane Sandy hit New York City more than two weeks ago, the sleepy waterfront neighborhood of Red Hook, Brooklyn, suffered some of the worst flooding in the five boroughs. Even now, as much of the rest of the city has resumed normal operations, some Red Hook residents are still without power, and many area...

Today's Obsession: Sholem Krishtalka

Sholem Kristalka’s a young artist I’ve been looking at a lot lately, not just because I like his work (I do, very much) but because I like the way he thinks. His artist’s statement is a lovely short thing, speaking succinctly about who he is and how his work transforms him: I want to...