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Lucas Cowen

Lucas Cowen
I'm born and raised in New York City. I only tie the laces of one of my Timbs. I study at Colorado College, where I also run track. I'm a culture writer, specializing in art & fashion, and of course my favorite team is the Yanks. Favorite Artist: John Cage. Favorite Album: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. Favorite Shoe: Air Jordan 1 Homage to Home

I Wonder What It Really Looks Like: The Concerns of an Art-History Student

It’s 9 a.m. on Thursday. You show up to your lecture hall with a muffin to soak up the remaining alcohol in...

Sideline Spotlight: Matt Farley

Matt Farley is the most important musician you don’t know about. To date, he has released over 20,000 songs ranging from heartfelt...

MoMA Rehang Review (A Collage)

*Hannah Höch, Collage II (On Filet Ground) (Collage II ), c. 1925, on view: floor five, gallery space 509.

American Utopia: The Future of American Entertainment

David Byrne’s “American Utopia” is an example of where entertainment and art can converge, and where they should be headed together in...

Part III, Kelso Comes Home (if That’s Where We Really Keep Our Hearts)

*Hieronymus Bosch, The Garden of Earthly Delights, 1503-1515 The third song, “All Day Breakfast,” is very much in...

Finding a Lost Contemporary Art Audience

The lines of what art is have been blurred by the current state of the internet. In 2013 Brad Troemel wrote about...

Has the Art World Earned the High Marks It Receives for Progressive Action?

*Rachel Ruysch, Fruit and Insects, 1711 I have written several versions of this article each juxtaposing a different...

The Kelso Saga Continues: Part II, Analysis of Tracks 1 & 2

The previous installment of this review was about seven hundred words and covered only the title of Kelso’s EP “Always a Godmother,...

An Investigation into Kelso’s Ambivalent New EP: Part I, Gods and Mothers

The title is the entryway to any work. In the case of “Always a Godmother, Never a God,” it is a portal...

Concerning the Authority of Brand, by Someone Without Authority or Brand

The art world is not propelled by artworks. It never really has been, and these days, in this contemporary period, the strength...