Genevieve Walker is a writer and an illustrator living in Brooklyn, New York. Previously at Salon.com and Newsweek International, Genevieve is a graduate of the journalism institute at NYU. She was once an editorial assistant at Guernica. She has written for the New York Times Local, the Atlantic Cities, and Velojoy.com. Here’s some more: www.genevievewalker.com.
Genevieve Walker: Maglia Ciclamino—Dino Buzzati’s Giro d’ItaliaJune 2013
Dino Buzzati’s masterpiece of sports journalism, an account of the 1949 Giro d’Italia, has been unjustly forgotten.
Genevieve Walker: Leigh Stein’s Dispatch from the Future: Poetry for Poetry HatersJuly 2012
Leigh Stein’s new collection is captivating even for the most ardent of poetry-haters.
Genevieve Walker: “Keith Haring: 1978-1982”March 2012
Keith Haring—rockstar of the art world, New York City street artist, activist—is no longer a household name. Genevieve Walker reviews the exhibit designed to commemorate his legacy.
Genevieve Walker: The Hawaii in The DescendantsFebruary 2012
There is beauty to Hawaii, sure. But there is also mundanity.
Genevieve Walker: Maurizio Cattelan’s Drying LaundryDecember 2011
It’s easy to hate on Maurizio Cattelan’s 21-year retrospective at New York City’s Guggenheim, but its perpetual pantsing and mooning grow on you.
Genevieve Walker: Best Art of 2011December 2011
The best art wasn’t found in galleries this year. It was found online.
Genevieve Walker: The Bunny StigmaNovember 2011
Hugh Hefner was once called a protofeminist and a social radical. But it’s been a while.
Genevieve Walker: The Intelligent Dysfunction of We Live HereOctober 2011
Kazan’s play is full of the “come to dinner!” kind of hollering that merely stands in for familial normalcy that never really happens outside of television.
Genevieve Walker: Lost In TranslationSeptember 2011
The “Social Media” exhibit at New York City’s Pace Gallery explores the way social media provides a peek at the new ways people can emote, communicate, and connect with each other.
Genevieve Walker: The Unbearable Lightness of BooksSeptember 2011
While book sales are making a comeback the question remains, will e-books continue to make thousand-percent leaps in growth, eventually swallowing the book publishing industry whole?
Genevieve Walker: Louise Bourgeois, The MathematicianAugust 2011
Is it possible to express emotion through numbers?