Sierra Bellows

Sierra Bellows lives in Ottawa. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Gulf Coast, Meridian, Greensboro Review, and the Scholar.

Bodies Grotesque and Beautiful

Searching for aesthetics and meaning in the monstrous

by Sierra Bellows | Monday, December 04, 2023

An Artist of Our Social Age

Matthew Wong broke all the rules and flourished online, but he craved what the outsider typically eschews: commercial success

by Sierra Bellows | Thursday, November 10, 2022

The Feminine Arts

A writer explores the elation and difficulty of making art while female

by Sierra Bellows | Saturday, May 15, 2021

Artist of Excess

The man who painted his century’s nightmare

by Sierra Bellows | Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Long-Distance Punishment

Could a landmark work of conceptual art be an emblem for the Covid era?

by Sierra Bellows | Thursday, December 03, 2020

Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things

Intimate relationships shaped by the movement of history

by Sierra Bellows | Monday, June 01, 2015

Water in the Empty Part of the Map

The treacherous quest for the source of the Nile was the downfall of John Hanning Speke

by Sierra Bellows | Friday, December 07, 2012