Author Archive for Alexandra Garfinkle

About Roommates

“I liked you better without the bangs,” the Post-it note said. A colon and a parentheses made up the “smiley face” at the end of the message. When it appeared on our shared mirror, I knew things were going downhill.

Dissenting Colors

“In any field of vision, you can’t see one artist’s work without the other,” Hopkin said. “Dave’s color palette makes Carron’s look garish, whereas the brightness of Carron’s color scheme brings out the ugliness in Dave’s.”

Space Jam

At night, Pilsen is bathed in a kind of urban yellow. The light slides over buildings, all either half-lit or dark. What makes Roxaboxen Exhibitions striking, then, are the red letters hanging in the window.