2012 – ROBERT PINSKY – SELINA TRIEFF

2012 – Robert Pinsky – Selina Trieff Robert Pinsky During the laureateship and since, robert has arguably done more to engage the American audience for poetry than any other living poet. And yet, he insists that poetry doesn’t need a spokesperson, that the...

2011 – RICHARD BAKER – ROGER SKILLINGS

2011 – Richard Baker – Roger Skillings John Yau about Richard Baker “I cannot remember exactly when Richard Baker and I began talking about painting, particularly the possibilities of the still life, but I do remember the moment when my awareness of him...

2010 – ANNE BERNAYS – MIRA SCHOR

2010 – Anne Bernays – Mira Schor Mira Schor “Women now have access to do enormous works themselves. The Pipilotti Rist multimedia installation in the atrium at MoMA in 2008–9 would be an example, since it is operating within the rules of the Society of the...

2009 – VARUJAN BOGHOSIAN – MARY OLIVER

2009 – Varujan Boghosian – Mary Oliver Varujan Boghosian Boghosian’s work exudes the odor of an old thing just ripped apart and releasing its fresh scent, and this kinetic impulse is implicit in Boghosian’s static scenarios, which always seem to be prologues to...

2008 – MICHAEL MAZUR – GAIL MAZUR

2008 – Michael Mazur – Gail Mazur Michael and Gail Mazur Michael and Gail Mazur first appeared in our pages in 1990, when Provincetown Arts published “Common Ground: A Collaboration,” featuring four poems by Gail and two spreads of Michael’s...

2007 – HELEN MIRANDA WILSON – ROBERT JAY LIFTON

2007 – Helen Miranda Wilson – Robert Jay Lifton Helen Miranda Wilson “I feel more or less satisfied when I finish any piece I’ve made with my hands, weather it’s a cake or a picture. It’s completed when it’s perfect. My favorite definition of perfection:...