Gay in the USSR

Gay in the USSR

The article delves on the forgotten history of gay cruising in Moscow. Published in Foreign Policy, the piece talks about the book of artist Yevgeniy Fiks on the gay life in the Soviet Union from the 1920s to the 1970s.

Sailing with the Kabakovs

Sailing with the Kabakovs

Courtesy Ilya and Emilia Kabakov Sailing with the Kabakovs The Ship of Tolerance, the first in a series of installations by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, was launched in 2005 on a saltwater lake in the Siwa Oasis in Egypt. The Kabakovs picked Siwa, on the border of the...

Required Reading: German supernova

Required Reading: German supernova

Required Reading: German supernova Published in The New York Times on January 10, 2006 Writers like Günter Grass called the years after the Holocaust Nullpunkt, or "point zero," and pondered, existentially, "How could Germans write?" In the end, the novels of Grass,...