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Hilton Als

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Hilton Als is an American writer and theater critic born in New York City, New York in 1960. He began contributing pieces to The New Yorker magazine in 1989 and later worked as a staff writer and theater critic. He worked as a staff writer for The Village Voice, an Editor-at-large at Vibe and wrote vis mere articles for The Nation. He collaborated on film scripts for "Swoon" and "Looking for Langston." He edited the exhibition catalog for The Whitney Museum of American Art, "Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art," His first book, The Women, was published in 1996. His awards included, the New York Association of Black Journalists first prize in both Magazine Critique/Review and Magazine Arts and Entertainment. He was awarded a Guggenheim for Creative Writing in 2000 and the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism for 2002-03. He won the 2016 Windham-Campbell Literature Prize in nonfiction for White Girls (2013) and The Women (1996). The 2016 Lambda literary awards presented him The Trustee Award for Excellence in Literature He has taught at Yale University, Wesleyan, and Smith College. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

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Værker af Hilton Als

White Girls (2013) 399 eksemplarer
The Best American Essays 2018 (The Best American Series ®) (2018) — Redaktør — 116 eksemplarer
The Women (1734) 103 eksemplarer
My Pinup (2022) 33 eksemplarer
Peter Doig: No Foreign Lands (2013) 27 eksemplarer
Alice Neel: Uptown (2017) 23 eksemplarer
Joan Didion: What She Means (2022) — Redaktør — 19 eksemplarer
Elizabeth Peyton: Ghost (2011) 14 eksemplarer
Lorna Simpson: Works on Paper (2013) 9 eksemplarer
(Nothing but) Flowers (2022) 8 eksemplarer
Christopher Knowles: In a Word (2018) 7 eksemplarer
T.J. Wilcox: Films (2007) 6 eksemplarer

Associated Works

If He Hollers, Let Him Go (1945) — Forord, nogle udgaver585 eksemplarer
Let Me Tell You What I Mean (2021) — Forord — 476 eksemplarer
Life Stories: Profiles from the New Yorker (2000) — Bidragyder — 299 eksemplarer
The 40s: The Story of a Decade (2014) — Bidragyder — 277 eksemplarer
Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America (1600) — Reaction — 264 eksemplarer
The Best American Essays 2011 (2011) — Bidragyder — 227 eksemplarer
Fashion Climbing: A Memoir with Photographs (2018) — Forord — 157 eksemplarer
The Best American Essays 1997 (1997) — Bidragyder — 156 eksemplarer
McSweeney's Issue 35 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (2010) — Bidragyder — 115 eksemplarer
The Matter of Black Lives: Writing from The New Yorker (2021) — Bidragyder — 92 eksemplarer
Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor (2006) — Bidragyder — 66 eksemplarer
The Warhol Look: Glamour, Style, Fashion (1997) — Bidragyder — 61 eksemplarer
Lorna Simpson (2006) — Bidragyder — 46 eksemplarer
Satchmo: The Wonderful World and Art of Louis Armstrong (2009) — Forord — 38 eksemplarer
Nothing Personal {2017 reprint} (2017) — Introduktion — 33 eksemplarer
Robert Gober: The Heart Is Not a Metaphor (2014) — Bidragyder — 32 eksemplarer
Kara Walker: Dust Jackets for the Niggerati (2013) — Bidragyder — 19 eksemplarer
Peter Schlesinger: A Photographic Memory 1968-1989 (2015) — Introduktion — 11 eksemplarer
Glenn Ligon: Stranger (2001) — Bidragyder — 10 eksemplarer
David Salle: Bears/Interiors (1999) — Bidragyder — 8 eksemplarer
Grand Street 63: Crossing the Line (Winter 1998) (1998) — Bidragyder — 7 eksemplarer
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Verses After Dusk (2015) — Bidragyder — 7 eksemplarer
Kara Walker: The Black Road (2010) — Bidragyder — 4 eksemplarer
Andy Warhol at Christie's: Photographs (2012) — Bidragyder — 3 eksemplarer

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Exquisite writing, abrupt ending.
monicaberger | 2 andre anmeldelser | Jan 22, 2024 |
This is such an incredibly curious two-part essay on, yes, Als on Prince—but also the so-much-more behind and beyond that fascination. Maybe I'd just describe it as strange and wonderful in the way that love, or at least infatuation and wanting to be loved or even to be absorbed by someone, and if you're lucky, being self-reflective about it, often is.
KatrinkaV | 2 andre anmeldelser | Sep 21, 2023 |
The best I could really hope for - horny, desperate, haughty and vain.
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adaorhell | 2 andre anmeldelser | Apr 19, 2023 |
The artistic career of Christopher Knowles (born 1959) began at the age of 13, when his writings and recordings came to the notice of avant-garde theater director Robert Wilson. Still a teenager, Knowles went on to write the libretto for Wilson and Philip Glass’ opera Einstein on the Beach, and his collaborations with Wilson would continue for decades. His practice spans many mediums―text, sound, painting, sculpture and performance―and exhibits a fascination with the materiality of language. In a Word is the most comprehensive look at Knowles’ work to date, published for his exhibition of the same name, organized by Anthony Elms and Hilton Als. Containing an autobiographical text by the artist himself, new texts by Elms and curator Lauren Digiulio and a personal reflection by Als, this is an essential resource on an under-recognized artist.… (mere)
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