2 days ago | Visual Arts
Perversity has always sought refuge inside the decorative, the fashionable, the frivolous. Where safer to stow one's proclivities, or anxieties, than inside the acceptable bounds of good taste and impeccable manners? A surface is the first and mos...
9 days ago | Visual Arts
Critic's Pick: Few artists are as right on as Mierle Laderman Ukeles, who in her five-decade-plus career has created a generous and muscular body of work of performances, interventions, and other projects that have dealt swift, sharp blows to the ...
24 days ago | Visual Arts
"I've always been interested in thought systems, occult, magical thinking," Tony Oursler said in an interview with artist-photographer Sarah Trigg for her book Studio Life: Rituals, Collections, Tools, and Observations on the Artistic Process. "Ho...
30 days ago | Visual Arts
It's no secret that some of this city's best stories are held at the New York Public Library, no small number of which are waiting to be unearthed from its vast archival collections. Currently at the New York Public Library of the Performing Arts ...
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1 month ago | Visual Arts
Blame late capitalism for America's longstanding obsession with clutter. If not too long ago people gathered around their TV sets to gawk at episodes of Hoarders, these days they're going glassy-eyed for Marie Kondo's The Life-Changing Magic of Ti...