• Required Reading
Man looking at camera write with chalk on side of boxcar train.

The Secret History of Railworker Graffiti, and Other Stories

To make the film Who is Bozo Texino? (external link) (2005), photographer Bill Daniel spent nearly two decades train hopping across America to document the folkloric tradition of hobo and railworker graffiti.

  • Editor's Note
A spliced collage of a mother and her three children walking toward a lakeshore.

Visions of Lives Past and Present

For Storyboard no. 2, Infinite Lives, editor Matthew Newton looks at the idea of wandering in the ether of lives lived—astral and earthly, abstract and mortal.

  • Contemporary Art
View of the museum's Heinz Galleries with a portrait of Michelle Obama in the foreground.

Two Radically Different Museums Start an Urgent Discussion

Amanda Hunt and Eric Crosby discuss the impetus behind the exhibition 20/20: The Studio Museum in Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art, which brings both museum's very different collections into conversation.