Julia Bryan-Wilson

OPENINGS: ROBERT HODGE

March 2015

STAND YOUR GROUND. The words have been seared into the outermost layers of a thickly matted accumulation of reclaimed paper; brown scorch marks, residue of the burning process, radiate from the edges of the letters. This sobering piece by … READ ON

IN PRINT March 2015 [TOC]

Juan Muņoz

January 2015

Curated by Vicente Todolí Over the past decade, high-profile exhibitions in major venues, including Tate Modern, London, and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, have kept Spanish artist Juan Muñoz on the radar. His … READ ON

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“EZTV: Video Transfer”

September 2014

Founded in 1979 in West Hollywood by queer screenwriter John Dorr, EZTV was one of the first of its kind: a showcase and incubator dedicated solely to video makers. EZTV inhabited several locations before settling into a space on Santa Monica… READ ON

IN PRINT September 2014 [TOC]

Women and Work

ON SITE

May 2014

NOW CELEBRATED as a milestone of Conceptual art, Margaret Harrison, Kay Hunt, and Mary Kelly’s Women and Work: A Document on the Division of Labour in Industry 1973–1975 entered the historical record unassumingly. The minutes of the March… READ ON

IN PRINT May 2014 [TOC]

“A Queer History of Fashion”

SLANT

January 2014

DURING MY TEENAGE YEARS thrift-shopping in Houston, the gay mecca of the South, I would often come upon T-shirts emblazoned with slogans of local HIV/AIDS organizations, each cast-off garment evoking the loss of a friend or a father or a … READ ON

IN PRINT January 2014 [TOC]

“Peter Schumann: The Shatterer”

September 2013

Curated by Jonathan Berger and Larissa Harris Since 1963, the Bread and Puppet Theater has been a visible part of protest culture in the US, with its large-scale handmade puppets enlivening demonstrations against everything from the Vietnam… READ ON

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the Museum of Non Participation

ON SITE

September 2013

IT’S APRIL 19, four days after the Boston Marathon bombings, and I’m on my way from the Minneapolis airport to my hotel. As the radio broadcasts news of the search for the Tsarnaev brothers, my taxi driver comments on the ironies of the… READ ON

IN PRINT September 2013 [TOC]

Abraham Cruzvillegas

September 2013

In his first midcareer retrospective, Mexican artist Abraham Cruzvillegas demonstrates a distinct flair for affective accretion. Ingeniously clustering diverse items such as knives, umbrellas, fabric, paint, plants, wood, and cardboard into… READ ON

IN PRINT September 2013 [TOC]

“Farewell to Surrealism: The Dyn Circle in Mexico”

May 2013

Dyn was a little-known journal published in Mexico City between 1942 and 1944 by a group of émigré artists, thinkers, and poets previously affiliated with Surrealism. As the Getty Research Institute’s recent small but absorbing show … READ ON

IN PRINT May 2013 [TOC]

“Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent”

January 2013

Few could claim as many seemingly irreconcilable labels as Corita Kent: activist, commercially successful printmaker, teacher, Catholic nun.… READ ON

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