Nobody wants to be duped, least of all cool denizens of downtown New York. But, as Stagg knows well, self-conscious attempts at image-management foreclose flights of passion and risk—those vehicles for great art and thinking.
LUCKY BREAKS lives within [a] precarious zone of intermittent warfare, teetering on the proverbial knife’s edge, anxiously anticipating Russia’s now-realized escalation.
Bellamy luxuriates in the vulgar and abject, and she returns, time and time again, to the body. This is true of all her work, and BEE REAVED, her new collection of essays, is no different.