Living with other people in New York—no matter how sweet the deal or clean and un-psycho the roomies—often enough brings a deep claustrophobia, like an in-law Christmas in a closet. The artist Paul Wackers
(like all of us) sometimes wishes that closet could be kinda like the one in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
. And sometimes his shared three-bedroom walkup feels right, like home.