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A. K. Burns

Callicoon Fine Arts

October 2013

A fugue refers to the contrapuntal technique where a musical theme is introduced and then echoed or imitated in various pitches that can occur simultaneously. A. K. Burns’s latest exhibition, “Ending with a Fugue,” follows this … READ ON

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“Where The Sun Don’t Shine”

Interstate Projects

July 2013

Brooklyn’s Interstate Projects offers an alluring alternative to the Manhattan summer of trotting around Chelsea in a Tennessee Williams–style saturated daze. On view is “6<<<>>>6,” a project consisting of three installments over June… READ ON

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“Jane Freilicher: Painter Among the Poets”

Tibor De Nagy Gallery

May 2013

The poet John Ashbery wrote, “[traditional art] can offer no very real assurances to its acolytes and since traditions are always going out of fashion it is more dangerous and therefore more worthwhile than experimental art.” It may be … READ ON

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Paul Laffoley

Kent Fine Art

January 2013

“The Boston Visionary Cell,” an exhibition named after the artist guild that Paul Laffoley founded in 1971 in Boston with several poets, filmmakers, and engineers, unfolds through two indistinct interpretive lenses: Laffoley as theorist… READ ON

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Nayland Blake

Nayland Blake talks about “FREE!LOVE!TOOL!BOX!”

January 2013

Nayland Blake is an artist, teacher, activist, writer, and kink enthusiast who explores the ways in which artmaking and community construction can mutually inform each other. His latest show, “FREE!LOVE!TOOL!BOX!,” is on view at the Yerba… READ ON

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Michael Duncan

Michael Duncan talks about Jess: O! Tricky Cad & Other Jessoterica

November 2012

Michael Duncan is a critic and curator as well as a corresponding editor for Art in America. He is co-curator of the forthcoming traveling exhibition “An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and their Circle,” which opens in June … READ ON

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Meredith Monk

Judson at 50: Meredith Monk

October 2012

Meredith Monk is one of the most prolific artists of her generation. Her body of work extends across numerous media, and she has performed many roles throughout her career––including composer, singer, director, choreographer, and visual… READ ON

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Mary Weatherford

Brennan & Griffin

September 2012

Los Angeles–based artist Mary Weatherford is quite the mistress of illusion—or allusion, as it were. Through her adept utilization of a variety of techniques and material manipulations, she conjures a phantasmagoria of postwar artistic … READ ON

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Bernadette Corporation

Bernadette Corporation talks about “the final days of contemporary art”

September 2012

Bernadette Corporation is a New York–based collaborative with three principal members: Bernadette Van-Huy, John Kelsey, and Antek Walczak. Since the early 1990s, the collaborative has explored processes of production from event planning to… READ ON

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Julia Rommel

Bureau

May 2012

According to legend, Thomas Jefferson gave Delaware the nickname “the diamond state” (presumably for its strategic location on the eastern seaboard). Today, however, it seems as if the state exists in absentia––noticeably devoid of … READ ON

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