Zack Hatfield is a graduate student in NYU’s Cultural Reporting and Criticism program. His work has appeared in The Brooklyn Rail, The Rumpus, Artforum.com, and elsewhere.
The Intimate Spectacle of “Public, Private, Secret”
Zack Hatfield contemplates secrecy as he surveys “Public, Private, Secret,” the latest exhibit at the International Center for Photography (ICP)....
The Great Slovenian Novel
Zack Hatfield on Lojze Kovačič "Newcomers: Book One"....
After Culture Shock: The Legacy of Robert Mapplethorpe
Unlike most people familiar with Robert Mapplethorpe, my curiosity with the artist arose not from an aesthetic origin but from a ...
A Tale of One City: “Cincinnati Goddamn”
"Cincinnati Goddamn" retraces Cincinnati's 2001 race riots....
The Syntax of Anxiety: Unica Zürn’s Novella
Unica Zürn's novella "The Trumpets of Jericho" takes place in a certain limbo, at the torn seam between verisimilitude and disbelief....
BLARB BLOG POSTS
Vanitas: Notes On 9/11 Art
Difficult Situations: Zoe Leonard’s In the Wake