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Deanna Sirlin, Color or Healing, 2023 with poem by Opal Moore and sound and videography by Nuno Veiga, GeorgiaTech Media Bridge, Atlanta, Georgia 


Ross Gay Photo: Natasha Komoda

Ross Gay

You are talking, I am listening or maybe it’s the other way around

with Iva Gueorguieva 
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 Liat Yossifor, Figure and Earth, (detail) 2021, oil on paper, 12 by 9 inches, Private collection, Sydney, Australia, Photography by Jeff Mclane, Los Angeles 

Letters Apart

 Dialogue by Ed Schad and Liat Yossifor


Mark Morris Photo: Chris Sorensen

Mark Morris


by  Deanna Sirlin

theartsection: An Online Journal of Art and Cultural Commentary is published six times a year by

The Art Section, Inc., a tax-exempt organization. Our first issue appeared in May of 2007. For sixteen years, we have presented thought-provoking writing on the arts and culture, including the visual arts and design, music, performance, film, poetry and literature. We regularly present creative projects in online formats and publish poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. If you are interested in submitting your work, please contact us at

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Deanna Sirlin
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Letters Apart, book cover and page, by Ed Schad and Liat Yossifer, Dopplehouse Press 

Letters Apart

 By Ed Schad and Liat Yossifer 

Dialogue on their collaboration and book

Billy Al Bengston, Lester, 1961, oil, polymer and lacquer on Masonite 48 x 46 1/2 inches,

Courtesy of the artist studio and Various Small Fires, Los Angeles / Dallas / Seoul

Etty Yaniv, Detached from the Celestial Sphere, 2015-16, mixed media sculpture, 8 x 8 feet

Flowing with Material

Artist Residency at the Sam and Adele Golden Foundation

By Etty Yaniv

Book Cover: Florine Stettheimer: A Biography by Barbara Bloemink

Florine Stettheimer: A Biography by Barbara Bloemink

Barbara Bloemink in Dialogue with Deanna Sirlin

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