Planning an artisanal death
Last spring, at Green-Wood cemetery in Brooklyn, where the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat is buried, another conceptual artist, Sophie Calle, launched an installation called Here Lie the Secrets of the...
February 19, 2018
A better way to die
MY MOTHER DIED shortly before her 85th birthday, in a quiet hospital room in Connecticut. One of my brothers was on the phone down the hall, telling me to jump on a plane. We were not a perfect fami...
September 28, 2013