• In Conversation: Verdiana Patacchini Interviewed By Alessandro Berni

      Thursday, 31 January 2013 16:38

      Alessandro Berni: You were selected for the Italy Pavilion at the Venice Biennial in 2011. What memories do you keep of that period? Verdiana Patacchini: Lots of positive situations – the sort that give you a boost – make you more determined and willing to go all out in order to achieve your dreams. These […]

    • The Many Shades of Black: Three Decades of Carrie Mae Weems

      Wednesday, 30 January 2013 17:09

      The layout of the show turns the visitor’s viewing experience, in gallery after gallery; into a poignant walk through the artist’s own personal history, the history of African-Americans in this country, and by extension, peoples around the world. Preparing us for our journey is Family Pictures and Stories (1978-84), the artist’s first major photographic series. […]

    • In Conversation: Forrest Muelrath Interviews Chris Kraus

      Friday, 25 January 2013 17:24

      FM: This concept of forming community intentionally around a creative collective resonates with collectives I know in the outer boroughs. Much like the Tiny Creatures in L.A., there are many groups in Brooklyn and Queens functioning collectively outside of the art world with DIY values. Do you think sincere community can grow out of DIY […]

    • Einstein on the Beach Revisited at BAM

      Thursday, 24 January 2013 05:00

      Widely celebrated as one of the most revolutionary, outrageous works of the 20th century, an opera that breaks all the rules and expectations, Einstein on the Beach was first premiered in Avignon, France in 1976. Now, 37 years later it has been revived for audiences and is back on an International tour, part of which […]

    • Excursions In Artaudian Culture

      Wednesday, 23 January 2013 19:31

      Artaud’s was the life of a mythic. mad genius, rich in passion, ambition, failure and disease. He is renowned as an expressive and influential figure: Peter Brook staged a play by Marquis de Sade in an asylum, Richard Schechner’s Performance Group smeared themselves with blood for Dionysus, and most famously, Judith Malina and Julian Beck’s […]

    • The Boy Art Manifesto

      Monday, 21 January 2013 16:13

      The strength of The Boy Art Manifesto lies in its spontaneous narrative generated by the contributions of each participant and the relationships between the works which are subject to change dependent upon the viewer’s position in the galley. The shifting narrative of the show, chaotic as it may be, is much like those on the […]

    • Art Austria: 6th Edition

      Thursday, 17 January 2013 19:29

      Now in it’s 6th Edition, Art Austria continues to focus exclusively on Austrian art. Held at the Leopold Museum, Art Austria has gotten very positive responses and glowing approvals from exhibitors, the press, and art lovers who have visited the show. While always reinforcing their unique image of showcasing only Austrian artworks, the show both […]

    • Art Paris takes over the Grand Palais this March

      Wednesday, 16 January 2013 16:10

      Art Paris Art Fair is the springtime event for modern and contemporary art in France, as it brings together 125 galleries from across the world under the majestic glass roof of the Grand Palais. The Fair showcases a wide range of modern and contemporary works, and is open to all forms of artistic practice and […]

    • Schema Projects Opens In Bushwick

      Monday, 14 January 2013 21:19

      I moved to Bushwick from the East Village in 2008. I bought my building with an eye towards securing living and studio space for myself and generating income to cover expenses. A surprising benefit of the move was the encounter with a vital creative community unlike any other I have experienced. Projects I saw by […]

    • In Conversation: Rob Carter Interviewed By Leah Oates

      Friday, 11 January 2013 20:32

      Leah Oates: What was your background and what was your progression as an artist? Rob Carter: Without giving you my complete life story, I was brought up in a small-ish town in England: a beautiful area with a bunch of historic buildings. Towards the end of high school it seemed more likely that I would […]