A collage depicting a group of faceless men wearing fedoras and looking off into the distance. Issue 02 Table of Contents

Stephen Knezovich for Artist Editions

Infinite Lives Issue 02

A concept derived from video gaming, “lives” represent multiple—and often endless—incarnations of not only an individual, but also the many realities he or she inhabits. In this issue, those “lives” are represented by resurrected artworks, legacies of labor, public trust and inclusion, generational photo archives, and the lifespan of the museum itself.

  1. Visions of Lives Past and Present

  2. Open Spaces: Public Trust and the Shifting Role of Art Museums

  3. A Son Reckons with His Father’s Past Lives


In her series Indoor Voices, photographer Hannah Altman documents her evolving relationship with her mother.

With Earth Day behind us, our articles this week reflect on the different ways artists and organizations illuminate just how severely we've damaged the planet.

Inside the Northside studio of legendary sculptor Thaddeus Mosley.


Sarah Rafson explores women's contributions to architecture, with a focus on the accomplishments of Grafton Architects.

Both a plea and a polemic, this powerful essay revises how we think about Black art and artists.

Niela Orr explores Charles "Teenie" Harris's double exposure of Nina Simone, one of the more arresting images the photographer captured during his decades long career.