Leonora Carrington, Wheel of Fortune, ca. 1955, oil and gold leaf on board, 6 1⁄4 × 5 1⁄2"

© Estate of Leonora Carrington/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Introduction to the Issue

January 2022


by Deanna Sirlin

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Andrei Codrescu photo: Noah Krueger

Andrei Codrescu


with Opal Moore


Judy Chicago, Heaven is for White Men Only, 1973, Sprayed Acrylic on Canvas, Collection New Orleans Museum of Art, Gift of the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation © Judy Chicago/Artists Rights Society (ARS),

New York Photo © Donald Woodman/ARS, New York

Judy Chicago’s Mixed (Smoke) Signals:

Forever de Young

by Tanya Augsburg

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David Regal

Why We Need Magic

by David Regal


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