Vivian Maier self-portrait, Photos by Vivian Maier, Courtesy of the Maloof Collection.

Finding Vivian Maier

Film Review

We all wonder about the secret life of quiet people—surely, there’s turbulence churning beneath placid surfaces. In the fascinating new documentary Finding Vivian Maier, we…
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Lara Bank  "The Dead Garden"  
A "homestead" with its tombstones for dearly departed household plants

Spectacular Subdivision in Wonder Valley

High Desert Test Sites (HDTS) and Monte Vista Projects

The desert is a surprising place, and we see it anew when artists are drawn there by site-specific projects such as “Spectacular Subdivision,” which took…
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CINDY SHERMAN AND LEE MILLER

CINDY SHERMAN AND LEE MILLER

NARCISSISM MAY BE AT THE CORE OF SOME ARTISTIC PRACTICE, but rarely is it flaunted so grandly as in the work of Cindy Sherman. She…
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