Laura McLean-Ferris

“The Metabolic Age, or How Federico Manuel Peralta Ramos Predicted the Internet With an Egg”

September 2015

Curated by Chus Martínez We, the Outsiders, created by the self-taught Argentinean artist Federico Manuel Peralta Ramos in 1965, is a gigantic egg sculpture that was shown only once before it was destroyed by the artist. The work’s … READ ON


Nancy Lupo

June 2015

Arresting, disconcerting, and nominally childproof, the centerpiece of Nancy Lupo’s debut exhibition at Wallspace was a suite of sculptures composed of Bumbo-brand baby floor seats (all works 2015). These small, ergonomic plastic chairs … READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2015 [TOC]

Susan Cianciolo

Bridget Donahue

May 2015

Is it too much to say that the most humane objects—cups, books, shirts, and socks—the things that regularly get intimate with us, often find themselves packed into cardboard boxes? An exhibition of sculptures, costumes, and performance … READ ON


Florian Meisenberg

May 2015

In David Foster Wallace’s epic 1996 novel, Infinite Jest, the young tennis-academy student Hal Incandenza dreams of a tennis court with lines and systems so unfathomably complex, they turn to liquid before his eyes: “There are lines going… READ ON

IN PRINT May 2015 [TOC]

Tyson Reeder

April 2015

Pierre Bonnard once claimed that he would like to “arrive in front of the young painters of the year 2000 on the wings of a butterfly.” Had he done so, there’s a fair chance he would have presented himself to Tyson Reeder. Chopper (all… READ ON

IN PRINT April 2015 [TOC]

Candice Breitz

Kaufmann Repetto | at Andrew Kreps

March 2015

Repressed emotions usually find a route of escape, as Freudians would have it, in slips, dreams, and jokes, but in David Cronenberg’s body horror The Brood (1979), the director shows rage and pain swelling on the skin as bursting pustules.… READ ON


“No entrance, no exit”

March 2015

Today the membrane that screens private space from public has disintegrated to almost nothing. You could say it’s as thin as a layer of liquid crystal. Still, slight as it might be, it’s in this diminished borderland that “No entrance,… READ ON

IN PRINT March 2015 [TOC]

Analia Saban

Tanya Bonakdar Gallery

February 2015

Taking the concerns of the Renaissance masters and applying them to humdrum, domestic spaces, Argentinine artist Analia Saban wrests lightness and movement from heavy materials. In three works all titled Markings, 2014, Saban scrapes away … READ ON


Michael Bell-Smith

January 2015

Like a marriage vow or a death sentence, the announcement inaugurating “rabbit season” or “duck season” is a speech act that changes everything, particularly if you are a duck or a rabbit. Or, for that matter, a wabbit. Michael … READ ON

IN PRINT January 2015 [TOC]

“Ends Again”


July 2014

“Ends Again,” features four emerging artists offering forms of networked memento mori for a world in which one’s data might be worth more than one’s body. In Cecile B. Evans’s video AGNES (The end is near), 2013–14, the artist… READ ON