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2004 Stories by Jane Harris

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  • A Surprising Survey of African American Women's Art

    published December 14, 2004

    That a survey like this is the first of its kind is indicative of the continued marginalization of women of color in the art world, which remains... More >>

  • Art

    published November 9, 2004

    Like his Detroit photographs, Stan Douglas's Cuba series features abandoned buildings, crumbling facades, and nature's almost mythic repossession... More >>

  • Art

    published October 26, 2004

    If the mastermind of psychoanalysis could never have imagined the likes of Dr. Phil, or the legions of troubled souls who visit their shrinks each... More >>

  • Cover Charged: A Nameless Girl Haunts Jha's Second Novel

    published October 19, 2004

    If You Are Afraid of Heights is Raj Kamal Jha's second novel, and like his first, The Blue Bedspread, it's an elliptical story in... More >>

  • Just in Time, A Dialogue Between Design and Democracy

    published October 12, 2004

    As hotelier André Balazs discovered, for the price of a movie ticket, even "democracy"—or at least a piece of it—can be bought.... More >>

  • Art

    published September 21, 2004

    Constructed almost entirely of white paper, Kirsten Hassenfeld's diaphanous sculptures combine tropes of luxury—pearls, diamonds,... More >>

  • Truth Teller, Mischief Maker: Artist as Clown and Vice Versa

    published June 29, 2004

    "Send in the clowns/Oh where are the clowns?/Don't bother, they're here." We all know the words, but they seem especially apt in these Bushwhacked... More >>

  • Art

    published June 15, 2004

    When MOMA organized "Museum as Muse: Artists Reflect" in 1999, any teeth left in the practice known as institutional critique were knocked... More >>

  • Genie in a Bottle: Tony Feher's Witty, Twisted Readymades

    published May 25, 2004

    John Cage once wittily wrote, "Say it's not a Duchamp. Turn it over and it is," and these days, thanks to Warhol, Duchamp's legacy is as... More >>

  • Art

    published May 11, 2004

    If it's at all possible to create work that acknowledges art making to be an increasingly anachronistic practice while actively engaging its... More >>

  • Getting Personal, Political, and Very Idiosyncratic at Exit Art

    published May 4, 2004

    "Terrorvision," a large group exhibition conceived prior to 9-11, features work crackling with energy, emotion, and more humor than the show's... More >>

  • Pleasures and Terrors: Lee Bul's Phantasmic Sci-Fi World

    published April 27, 2004

    Sprouting monstrous appendages resembling limbs, horns, tails, and even viscera, Lee Bul's first sculptures were soft, wearable objects that grew... More >>

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