by Ann Kjellberg, editor One of the last freestanding book supplements, Bookforum, was closed this week. With its sense of play, gritty glamour, and jolt of intellectual rigor, Bookforum cultivated an audience that was also to an extent its subject.
Love the room metaphor
Ditto for moi
To all who graciously refrained from pointing out to me in public that I misspelled "Artforum" as "Art Forum" through this entire post in spite of having a picture right in front of me and the visible example of "Bookforum," I thank you.