Natilee Harren

Stephen Lapthisophon

May 2016

“Coffee, seasonal fruit, spaghetti and rope”—this seemingly random list of items, which constituted the title of Dallas-based artist Stephen Lapthisophon’s first solo exhibition in Houston, flagged just some of the matter suggested by… READ ON

IN PRINT May 2016 [TOC]

Rachel Harrison

October 2015

To be a twenty-first-century subject is to engage in countless acts of self-representation. Although “Three Young Framers” included few actual depictions of people, presentation of the self provided the through line for Rachel Harrison… READ ON

IN PRINT October 2015 [TOC]

“The Serial Impulse at Gemini G.E.L.”

September 2015

Curated by Adam Greenhalgh Since its founding in 1966, the Los Angeles print studio Gemini G.E.L. has enabled a vast and illustrious roster of artists to innovate their practices through interactions with master printmakers. On the eve of … READ ON


“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography”

September 2015

“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” marks another signpost in the ongoing debate about the nature of photography in the wake of the digital turn. The show, which follows neatly on the heels of “What Is a Photograph?,” … READ ON

IN PRINT September 2015 [TOC]

Liz Magic Laser

April 2015

Over the past five years, Liz Magic Laser has become known for bringing into critical view—through performance, video, and, increasingly, installation and sculpture—the aesthetic codes of public discourse, both rhetorical and choreographic.… READ ON

IN PRINT April 2015 [TOC]

Lizzie Fitch and Ryan Trecartin

January 2015

As if in perverse celebration of Lizzie Fitch and Ryan Trecartin’s near decade and a half of collaboration, three monstrously contorted epicene odalisque sculptures, painted in opalescent jewel tones, occupied the reception area of their … READ ON

IN PRINT January 2015 [TOC]

David Horvitz

November 2014

On July 12, the day that David Horvitz’s first solo show at Blum & Poe opened, the artist and his numerous editor-avatars were banned from contributing to Wikipedia. The embargo culminated an ongoing conflict in which editors of the online… READ ON

IN PRINT November 2014 [TOC]

“Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology”

June 2014

The work of Andrea Fraser held a privileged position within Anne Ellegood and Johanna Burton’s ambitious survey of appropriation and institutional-critique practices from the 1970s to the present. The first gallery featured Fraser’s … READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2014 [TOC]

William E. Jones

April 2014

William E. Jones’s experimental film and video work of the past two decades has consistently aimed to resurrect and reframe lost, repressed, or occluded visual histories, including those of gay subcultures going back to antiquity, military… READ ON

IN PRINT April 2014 [TOC]

Wolf Vostell

March 2014

After recent shows devoted to the likes of Simone Forti and Judith Bernstein, Mara McCarthy’s quasi-commercial space the Box has once again given us the gift of a welcome revival. This time it was the work of an overlooked figure of the … READ ON

IN PRINT March 2014 [TOC]