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Ben Lerner

Photography: Clément Pascal

Curators Tom Eccles and Amy Zion take a literary theme for 2018

From Alexander Kluge on poetry to Hannah Arendt on totalitarianism: what to read this weekend

Hal Foster and Ben Lerner discuss criticism, poetry, painting and what it means to despise the thing you love most

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Frieze New York 2016 Hal Foster & Ben Lerner

Hal Foster and Ben Lerner discuss their hatred of poetry and painting

Rachel Kushner  2013 courtesy of Anne Summa

The framing of art and life in Rachel Kushner’s The Flamethrowers

Jules Bastien-Lepage, Joan of Arc, 1879, oil on canvas, 2.5 x 2.9 m. Courtesy: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York / Art Resource, and Scala, Florence.

Are objects more real than words? Or, how poet and novelist Ben Lerner stopped being jealous and learned to love the virtual