The Walrus

The Secret Life of Max Stern

The Secret Life of Max Stern
by Sara Angel, The Walrus, September 15, 2014
ON APRIL 7, dignitaries and TV crews made their way down cobblestoned streets to the Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf, a small gallery on the edge of the Rhine River, Germany, to witness the return of a painting the Nazis had compelled a Jewish art dealer named Max Stern to sell in 1937. Continue reading

Almost Famous: Shary Boyle steps onto the world stage at the Venice Biennale

by Sara Angel, The Walrus, July/August, 2013
SHARY BOYLE IS handling a porcelain statue she has just fired at 1,260°C, but her hands are steady… Continue reading

The People's Art

by Sara Angel, The Walrus, January/February 2013
THE PHOTOGRAPHER who wins the prestigious Grange Prize is chosen online by the public. Is this a gimmick, or the future of art in the digital age? Continue reading

Unfinished Business

by Sara Angel, The Walrus, January/February 2012
IN JULY 1969, after months of feeling unwell, Jack Chambers was diagnosed with acute myeloblastic leukemia, a terminal illness that kills its victims in approximately three months if untreated.
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