Alex Fialho

“Ephemera as Evidence”

La MaMa Galleria

June 2014

José Esteban Muñoz’s scholarship catalyzed academics and artists alike around the utopian possibilities of queer world-making. His 1996 essay “Ephemera as Evidence” argued for “traces, glimmers, residues, and specks” as affirmation… READ ON

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Luther Price

PARTICIPANT INC

March 2014

Luther Price’s latest exhibition, “The Years Made Flies,” is not for the faint of heart. Ghastly, amputated sculptural figures comprised of dirt and plastic resin lie hunched and decrepit near the entryway (Ground Piece One [Five Life… READ ON

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Rashaad Newsome

Rashaad Newsome talks about his exhibition at the Drawing Center

March 2014

In Rashaad Newsome’s work FIVE, 2010–, motion-tracking technology records the movements of performers as they enact the gestures and moves of vogue dance. FIVE premiered at the Whitney Biennial in 2010, and Newsome has elaborated on the… READ ON

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“City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection”

Museum of the City of New York

February 2014

Here today, gone tomorrow. If last year’s overnight whitewashing of graffiti haven 5Pointz in Queens revealed anything, it's that the fleeting form of graffiti tags is as susceptible as ever to the whims of property owners and real estate… READ ON

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Mark Morrisroe

Clampart

January 2014

It is easy to see how Mark Morrisroe’s tempestuous biography—teenage hustler; bohemian bad boy in Boston’s punk and artistic circles of the early 1980s; boyfriend to a young Jack Pierson—has often overshadowed the formal resonance of… READ ON

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