[MONDAYS ARE FINE] NOVEMBER 12
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1. Let’s start the week on a tasteful note, shall we? The Gentlewoman’s EIC Penny Martin recently spoke to The Cut about politics, academia, and her unexpected career in fashion. It makes for an inspiring read. (For more from Penny, check out her interview inThe Working Woman’s Handbook.)
2. “There are things that come up in life that you can’t just navigate around. You have to go straight through them.” Heather Havrilesky (aka Ask Polly) is a wise woman and a brilliant writer (interviewed here by Broadly). Can’t wait to read her new book, What If This Were Enough.
3. Ever feel lonely? Often feel lonely? You’re definitely not alone (no pun intended). Psychology Today explores an ‘epidemic’ of our times, and offers some helpful ideas for reconnecting.
4. Stop giving your power away. No, but really.
5. For visionary make-up artist and creative director Isamaya Ffrench,the future is bright.
All I Know Is What's On The Internet is an exhibition at The Photographer's Gallery in which contemporary artists document 21st-century photography and how we consume visual knowledge on a daily basis.
See works from Nigerian artist Toyin Ojih Odutola alongside Elijah Burgher and Nathaniel Mary Quinn in For Opacity at The Drawing Center downtown.
Inspired by American painter and film critic Manny Farber and his legendary underground essay “White Elephant Art vs. Termite Art” (1962), One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art at MOCA of over 100 paintings is “termite art” in that, in Farber’s words, “the artist seems to be ingesting both the material of his art and the outside world through horizontal coverage.”