All the Photographs at the New Whitney Museum: “America Is Hard to See” Show

26 Jul
All the Photographs at the New Whitney Museum: “America Is Hard to See” Show

All Photographs (by Artists Known as Photographers) in the Whitney Museum’s Inaugural Show, “America Is Hard to See” Well, Almost All. Starting from the top, the eighth floor, here are all the photographs in the new Whitney Museum’s first exhibition, “America Is Hard to See.” Nearly all, as it turns out–it seems I missed a

26 May
Installation Artist Charles Mary Kubricht

Recently, I cought up with the installation artist Charles Mary Kubricht, who splits her time in New York and Marfa, Texas.  I met Charles Mary through other friends that overlaped with her at during a Yaddo artist residency. Her most recent project is at the Chealsa High Line, and explores the intersection of camouflage and art,

10 Jan
Met Museum Goes Contemporary: NYT Reports Sheena Wagstaff from the Tate Modern Joins

Met Museum Goes Contemporary: NYT Reports Sheena Wagstaff from the Tate Modern Joins Can the Met be everything?  Its trying–as it should I think.  The board approved the hiring of Tate Modern curator Sheena Wagstaff to head the new 20/21 Century department, which until now, oddly, was shuttered between European Impressionism. Also, the Met will

18 Jan
Contemporary photography, Richard Prince and Appropriation: New York Times

Contemporary Photography, Richard Prince and Appropriation: New York Times Artistic photography on trial? In the New York Times, there was an article about Richard Prince and the legal aspects of his fine art photography appropriation. The idea of  “appropriation” art, a movement  started in the ’80s with literal copy and paste or photography, might have run

17 Jan
Contemporary photography: Whitney Biennial 2012 Artists Announced!

Whitney Biennial 2012 Participating Artists Kai Althoff Thom Andersen Charles Atlas Lutz Bacher Forrest Bess (by Robert Gober) Michael Clark Dennis Cooper and Gisèle Vienne Cameron Crawford Moyra Davey Liz Deschenes Nathaniel Dorsky Nicole Eisenman Kevin Jerome Everson Vincent Fecteau Andrea Fraser LaToya Ruby Frazier Vincent Gallo K8 Hardy Richard Hawkins Werner Herzog Jerome Hiler