Author Archives: HOLLAND COTTER

Critic’s Notebook: James Baldwin: Pessimist, Optimist, Hero

The literary figure is the glowing subject of a group exhibition, curated by the New Yorker critic Hilton Als, that is part personal narrative, part study of his influence on contemporary artists.

Critic’s Notebook: James Baldwin: Pessimist, Optimist, Hero

The literary figure is the glowing subject of a group exhibition, curated by the New Yorker critic Hilton Als, that is part personal narrative, part study of his influence on contemporary artists.