15 days ago | Visual Arts
During a talk Ralph Lemon gave at the Kitchen during the opening week of his latest project, "Scaffold Room," the artist avowed his interest in "the slippery nature of authorship." It's not unusual for remarks like that to instantly deflate an aud...
3 months ago | Visual Arts
"I've always sought a different world," composer and musician La Monte Young told writer Alan Licht in a rare public appearance earlier this year at Red Bull Studios. A founding father of what was once referred to as the New York Hypnotic School, ...
4 months ago | Visual Arts
It's always interesting to see how an artist's ideas can fall flat in one medium but resound in another. Whether due to an uneven mastery of craft or to the particular nature of his most recent efforts, French artist Pierre Huyghe is having just t...
5 months ago | Art Reviews
"Art is not defined by the medium it employs, but rather by the questions that it asks," wrote Sarah Charlesworth in 1983. More than 30 years later, the New Museum has organized "Sarah Charlesworth: Doubleworld," the first major New York survey of...
7 months ago
In an interview with Time magazine last year, Ramsey Orta, the man who recorded Officer Daniel Pantaleo's fatal chokehold on Eric Garner, encouraged viewers not to be afraid to bear witness to violence. "Pull out a camera," he advised. "Once you h...
9 months ago
So much of what passes for neo-conceptual art — and there is a glut of it these days — would be more accurately labeled "conceptually art." (Aside: Isn't neo always the first clue that the end is here?) If conceptuallyism insists that ...