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Thomas Ruff

Thomas Ruff talks about his “ma.r.s” series

April 2013

Over the past thirty years, Thomas Ruff has engaged with various photographic genres, from portraiture to reportage to astronomical imagery. His current exhibition at David Zwirner in New York consists of two bodies of work: new abstract … READ ON

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Noritoshi Hirakawa

Noritoshi Hirakawa on the Today Is the Day Foundation

February 2013

Noritoshi Hirakawa is a New York–based Japanese artist, filmmaker, and producer. Last year he spearheaded the formation of the Today Is the Day Foundation, a nonprofit based in Hiroshima, which has begun working on diverse art projects. … READ ON

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Gabriel Orozco

Gabriel Orozco talks about “Asterisms”

November 2012

Gabriel Orozco’s “Asterisms,” at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, presents two recent bodies of work that encapsulate several recurring ideas in his output: erosion, everyday materials, and a friction between the natural environment… READ ON

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Zoe Leonard

Zoe Leonard talks about her show at the Camden Arts Center

April 2012

Zoe Leonard has been producing photographic works and installations since the 1980s. Two years ago, she began transforming exhibition spaces into camera obscuras, turning interiors into darkened chambers that reflected the illuminated scenes… READ ON

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Paul Graham

Paul Graham discusses his exhibition at the Pace Gallery

March 2012

Paul Graham is a British artist based in New York and a recipient of a 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship in the category of photography. His latest body of work is on view in “The Present” at the Pace Gallery until March 24. In conjunction with… READ ON

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Robert Adams

Robert Adams discusses his retrospective

September 2011

For the past forty-five years, the influential photographer Robert Adams has chronicled the changing landscapes of the American West. The Yale University Art Gallery has organized “The Place We Live,” a traveling retrospective of more … READ ON

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Joseph Kosuth

Joseph Kosuth discusses his exhibition at Sprüth Magers

September 2011

Since the 1960s, Joseph Kosuth has pursued a language-based conceptual practice, which has taken the form of publications, exhibitions, and public art commissions. His latest exhibition is at Sprüth Magers in London, where he has subtly … READ ON

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Itay Mautner and Naomi Bloch Fortis

Itay Mautner and Naomi Bloch Fortis talk about the Jerusalem Season of Culture

June 2011

The inaugural Jerusalem Season of Culture, a multidisciplinary cultural celebration that began in May with a philosophy festival and will feature performances by Steve Reich and Renée Fleming in addition to several other events, runs through… READ ON

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Mark Wyse

Mark Wyse discusses Seizure

May 2011

Mark Wyse is a Los Angeles–based photographer whose second artist book, Seizure, is published by Damiani Press and designed by Project Projects. It also includes an essay by Charlie White. A version of this work was exhibited last spring … READ ON

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Stan Douglas

Stan Douglas discusses “Midcentury Studio”

April 2011

Stan Douglas is well known for his installations, films, and photographs that evoke historical events and outdated technologies. His latest exhibition, “Midcentury Studio,” examines the rise of press photography in North America. The show… READ ON

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