Essays (Selected)

The Rules of Luck
The Modern Spectator, June 2013

The Case of My Missing Confidence
New York Times, March 14, 2013

Sex, Skater Kids, and Gap Plaid: NYC in 1993
PBS: Art21 column, “Alchemy of Inspiration,” February 2013

Baryshnikov in Conversation: “Art I’ve Lived With”
PBS: Art21 column, “Alchemy of Inspiration,” December 2012

“Fore”ward at The Studio Museum in Harlem
PBS: Art21 column, “Alchemy of Inspiration,” November 2012

The Mind’s Lovers: Kusama and Cornell
PBS: Art21 column, “Alchemy of Inspiration,” September 2012

For Rwandan Women, a Grassroots Approach to Change
VIDA: Women in Literary Arts/HER KIND, August 2012

Victor Matthews: Alter Ego Paintings
Planet° magazine, June 2010

Kiki Smith: Sojourn
Planet° magazine, March 2010
Translated into Spanish for Errata# Magazine of Visual Arts, Bogotá, April 2010

frieze magazine, London, January 2010

Sophie Calle
frieze magazine, London, August 2009
Winner of 2009 frieze Writer’s Prize

Rabbit at Rest: A Tribute to John Updike
, January 2009
Reprinted in the St. Louis Beacon, January 2009

Building the Natural World
NY Arts magazine, May/June 2007