Andrianna Campbell

“Of Echo Systems”

Altman Siegel

January 2016

An obstacle course provided by three floor-based works by K. r. m. Mooney makes traversing this show a tense endeavor. The delicacy and metallic hues of these mixed-media pieces—which often feature steel cables, wires, trays, and bars—ensure… READ ON

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Nari Ward

Nari Ward speaks about his retrospective at the Pérez Art Museum in Miami

November 2015

Nari Ward is a Jamaican-born artist who lives and works in New York City. Here he discusses the extensive survey of twenty years of his practice, “Sun Splashed,” which opened this month at the Pérez Art Museum Miami and is on view through… READ ON

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Frank Stella

Whitney Museum of American Art

November 2015

In the late 1970s, Frank Stella’s foray into spectacular wall-mounted painted reliefs left many admirers at a loss. Thinking of his work from this period in what Robert Slifkin has termed a theory of “badness” in 1970s music and art is… READ ON

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Ralph Lemon

The Kitchen

November 2015

In Ralph Lemon’s performance How Can You Stay In The House All Day And Not Go Anywhere?, 2010, he whispered, “love without rage is powerless.” In the more current work Scaffold Room, 2014-2015, love and rage are interrogated via readings,… READ ON

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Andrea Geyer

Andrea Geyer discusses her work at the Museum of Modern Art

November 2015

In 2012, the Museum of Modern Art invited New York–based artist Andrea Geyer to perform an Artist Research Residency in the museum’s archives. The residency was supported by MoMA’s Wallis Annenberg Fund for Innovation in Contemporary … READ ON

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“Kill All Zombies”

The Property Gallery

November 2015

This playfully titled exhibition, “Kill All Zombies,” purports to take aim at the made-for-market abstract works that have recently infested the art world. The photographs in the show, for instance, could be discussed in terms of a new … READ ON

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Jack Whitten

Jack Whitten talks about process and his touring retrospective

October 2015

Jack Whitten is a painter who lives and works in New York. Here, he reflects on how he developed as an artist, his cross-generational exchanges, and three paintings from very different moments in his life, all on the occasion of his retrospective… READ ON

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Elaine Lustig Cohen

Elaine Lustig Cohen reflects on her career and exhibition at the Glass House

August 2015

Elaine Lustig Cohen is an artist, graphic designer, and AIGA medalist known for her spectacular book covers, exhibition catalogues, and collaborations with architects such as Philip Johnson and Richard Meier. Here, she talks about the … READ ON

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Nick Cave

Nick Cave talks about his latest exhibition and staging performances around Detroit

July 2015

Nick Cave’s solo exhibition at the Cranbrook Art Museum, “Here Hear,” highlights the range of his multidisciplinary practice, from his iconic Soundsuits to newer sculpture, and also marks the artist’s return to a city that fostered … READ ON

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Stanley Whitney

Stanley Whitney discusses painting and his show at the Studio Museum in Harlem

July 2015

The New York–based artist Stanley Whitney’s first solo museum exhibition in New York, “Dance the Orange,” at the Studio Museum in Harlem will feature recent work made between 2008 and 2015. Here, he unpacks the formal and structural… READ ON

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