photography

Critic's Pick: Elliott Jerome Brown Jr., Artforum.com

Informal, intimate scenes of black life—often tender—dominate Brown’s first solo exhibition, “a simple song,” the title of which is based on I Wrote a Simple Song, soul artist Billy Preston’s 1972 record that talks about the disappointment of making deeply private music for public consumption.

Critic's Pick: Elliott Jerome Brown Jr., Artforum.com

"A Graphic Memoir About Learning to Cope with What’s Left Behind," Hyperallergic

The book begins when she’s a child, young enough to still be amazed by catching fireflies with her uncle, whose rare, life-threatening genetic heart condition is mentioned within the first few pages. But the majority of the story follows Radtke’s college and post-grad years when she is studying photography and exploring ruins and abandoned mining towns.

"A Graphic Memoir About Learning to Cope with What’s Left Behind," Hyperallergic