Julia Fish’s Architectural Abstractions Are Joyful Enigmas

I did not begin following Julia Fish’s work until after she and her husband, the sculptor Richard Rezac, moved into a two-story brick storefront on Hermitage Street in Chicago, designed by Theodore Steuben and built in 1922. In 1992, Fish began contemplating the particulars of her physical environment — her home and studio — starting … Read more

The Joyful Return of a Trans Icon and Electronic Music Pioneer

In “Ever New,” electronic artist Beverly Glenn-Copeland greets the coming of new life over lush, ambient soundscapes. The opening track to his 1986 album Keyboard Fantasies parallels the changing seasons with birth and death, evoking the cycles of renewal that defines the natural world: Welcome the spring, the summer rain, Softly turned to sing again. … Read more