Cover: Nari Ward, We the People (detail), 2011. Shoelaces, 96 × 324 inches. In collaboration with Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Collection Speed Art Museum; Gift of the Speed Contemporary, 2016. © Speed Art Museum.

Volume 22, Number 1

X-TRA, Los Angeles / USA

October 3, 2019
October 3, 2019
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In the issue: 

Artist's Project 
Battlefield ReX
by Margaret Haines 

Everything Is Objectification: An Interview with Pippa Garner
by Nicole Miller

Animal Worlds, Storytelling, and the Aesthetics of Wonder 
By Ciara Ennis 

Looking at a Picture, Illustrating an Idea 
By Susan Morgan 

Kim Dingle, I Will Be Your Server (The Lost Supper Paintings)
by Claudia Ross 

Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World 
by Travis Diehl

Among Others: Sound Art in Mexico 
by Nick Herman
Nari Ward: We the People 
by Jordan Amirkhani

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