Arts


Easy is the New Difficult

By Kenneth Goldsmith

I want an art where the philosophical questions posed in the work are answered in the experience of the art itself.


Visions of the Future

By Morrigan Phillips

Can the genre of visionary fiction be a conduit for organizing and radically re-envisioning a just future?


Brothers Reunite in Song

By Utne staff

Two brothers from Georgia reunite through song.


Stories That Blur the Line Between Fact and Fiction

By Adam Tipps Weinstein

Adam Tipps Weinstein debuts a collection of essays — clever plays on language, histories, facts, and fictions — that are sure to leave readers guessing at the truth behind the writing.


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Carnivals and Crucifixions

By Tim Keane

For 70 years, June Leaf has been creating mixed-media paintings, drawings and sculptures that are philosophically charged, spellbindingly detailed and preternaturally moving.


An Interview With Anne Trubek, Author of ‘The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting’

Interview by Katie Haegele

An interview with author Anne Trubek about her book 'The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting.’


Video Premiere: Auditorium – “Fire Fire Ocean Liner”

Special to Utne Reader

Utne Reader is proud to premiere the music video for “Fire Fire Ocean Liner” from Auditorium.


A Hidden Literary Treasure in Oklahoma

By Abby Olcese

The Neustadt Prize for Literature combines prestigious honors with educational opportunities.