Nathan Dunne

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Nathan Dunne is the author of Lichtenstein and the editor of the essay collection Tarkovsky. He has written for The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Guardian, Slate, Los Angeles Review of Books, Literary Hub and Artforum. 


Cover Photo: A screenshot from the film MIRROR by Andrei Tarkovsky. A blonde woman with her hair in a chignon wears a dark sweater and sits facing a field, smoking a cigarette. Her back is to the viewer in this shot.
Looking into the Reflections of Andrei Tarkovsky’s ‘Mirror’

The filmmaker’s retreat from the conventions of Socialist realism—patriotism, militarism, subservience—becomes a journey to locate the self outside the strictures of state ideology.

Sep 01, 2022