Photograph By Richard Avedon
The Hunger Artist
Is there anything Susan Sontag doesn’t want to know?
By Joan Acocella
February 28, 2000
Published in the print edition of the March 6, 2000, issue.
Joan Acocella has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1995. She is the author of, most recently, “Twenty-eight Artists and Two Saints” and is at work on a biography of Mikhail Baryshnikov.
THE NEW YORKER