• Waterhouse & Dodd Present Dada Icon Hans Richter

      Monday, 13 February 2012 19:54

      While in Zurich from1916-20 he pioneered the Dada movement with Hugo Ball, Tristan Tzara and others. In1940 he left Europe for the US and became an American citizen. His films include theseminal Dada film: Dadascope, and he produced a catalogue of films in collaborationwith Hans Arp, Calder, Duchamp, Ernst, Man Ray and others. “Richter’s oeuvre […]

    • Richard Höglund: Hysterical. Sublime.

      Thursday, 9 February 2012 16:15

      Just as how Medusa could only be seen — and thus, slain — with the help of a mirror, Richard Höglund attempts in Beautiful. Sublime. to document the residual traces of the sublime, an aesthetic construct that almost everyone agrees cannot be represented. He has tracked the development of the Sublime from the external — […]

    • CONTACT Faces Economic Decline in Photography Head On

      Wednesday, 8 February 2012 18:18

      Kodak’s recent news was a reminder of the changes and difficult times that we face in the photographic community. Kodak, after 132 years of innovation and market dominance, fell and filed for bankruptcy protection. Kodak, an American institution and household name, was unable to change quickly enough and monetize key digital assets. Despite having inventing […]

    • Documentary, Painting and Beyond

      Tuesday, 7 February 2012 17:18

      Painting, and featured historical interviews with the greats of past generations: Newman, De Kooning, Motherwell, Noland, Stella, Olitski, Poons, Rauschenberg, Johns and Warhol. De Antonio was making a film as an outsider—and it shows—however, the documentary’s unique insight into the featured artists’ work and lives caused it to become a film that just about anyone […]

    • 30 Artists To Watch in 2012: Part II

      Monday, 6 February 2012 19:10

          Sonic boom, are the two words used to describe Matt Jones paintings and Guile’s signature move.  For Jones, along with other painters in this post, space is a central concern.  These artists are cutting it up, refracting it, exploding it or filling it to the brim – proving that painting can exist and […]

    • Wrestling with the Self; Of Mind, Body, and Soul at Fowler Arts Collective

      Wednesday, 1 February 2012 17:16

      “Of Mind, Body & Soul” presents works that address the theme of questioning and exploring the self, bringing together a diverse cross-section of the current Brooklyn arts scene. Each artist was selected for their singular approach to the title subject. Carolina Duque, Katya Grokhovsky, J.F. Lynch, Ellie Murphy, Caitlin Peluffo, Katarina Riesing, and Ryan Turley […]

    • David LLoyd and the Collision of Everything, An Artist Talk

      Monday, 30 January 2012 19:37

      David Lloyd:  Well, it’s a… you discovered a couple of things about it… It’s a manuscript by a 15th century philosopher, mystic and astrologer named John Dee, who was trying to put together a ‘theory of everything.’  I’ve read some of it and it is utterly indecipherable, which is, I think, really interesting, because [the […]

    • New Pyramids for the Capitalist System, Dumbo Arts Center

      Friday, 27 January 2012 16:46

          Robby Herbst’s exhibition at Dumbo Arts Center, “New Pyramids For The Capitalist System,” explores acrobatics, class, bodies and interpersonal dynamics through a series of large-scale drawings, installations, and performances of human pyramids. The project was inspired by photos of Herbst’s grandfather (a collection of beach and socialist acrobats) and a 1911 diagram produced […]

    • Space-Real and Imagined: Teka Selman Interviews Stacy Lynn-Waddell

      Friday, 27 January 2012 16:02

        TS: I wonder if it will be useful to frame our conversation around a trajectory?SLW: Yes—like what’s the story? Truthfully, I have trouble speaking about that, in part because I have a resistance to talking about my work and I‘m still figuring out what it is actually about. TS: I don’t think it’s necessary […]

    • 30 Artists To Watch in 2012: Part I

      Thursday, 26 January 2012 17:27

          The artists presented in our “30 Artists to Watch” are a band of disparates, working in mediums that stretch from soundscapes to installations, acrylics to bed sheets. In this first installment of 10/30, readers get a glimpse of what to look for this year. Particularly exciting are DeVille and Schenkelberg whose works delve […]