Max Pearl covers art and literature for magazines like Aperture and The Nation. For New York, he has profiled the Mexican author Fernanda Melchor and the Colombian American conceptual artist Gala Porras-Kim.

  1. podcasts
    What Happened to Ana MendietaShe was a pathbreaking artist, hungry for recognition. A podcast reexamines how her 1985 death made headlines instead.
  2. perfil
    Fernanda Melchor y la tragedia del machismoCon historias inspiradas en el crimen, la novelista arroja luz a los rincones oscuros de la masculinidad.
  3. profile
    Fernanda Melchor Writes Tragic MachismoIn her crime-inspired novels, male fear and desire are two sides of the same coin.
  4. encounter
    Gala Porras-Kim and the Afterlife of an ArtifactThe artist explores museum collections to make her work, upending ideas about use and ownership along the way.
  5. summer 2021
    35 Books We Can’t Wait to Read This SummerTreat yourself to new reads from Akwaeke Emezi, Rivka Galchen, Paula Hawkins, and more.