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Gordon Matta-Clark

Molecular Sculpture

Following a path blazed by Duchamp, a host of current artists are using scents, atmospheric conditions, and microorganisms to create a new, multisensory rapport between viewers and artworks.

Rodney McMillian

When I first read Ernest J. Gaines’s novel A Lesson Before Dying (1993), which is set in 1940s Cajun country, I held out hope that Grant Wiggins, the schoolteacher protagonist, would somehow free…