Ben Davis sums up art, class, and criticism in 9.5 Theses
via WFMUThe word "grinding" means different things to different people. For video-game enthusiasts, it represents the expository dead stretches where no action is happening. In drug-dealing culture, it signifies a never-ending hustle. In youth club culture, it's the dance style formerly known ... More >>
[HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart Asset]We've moved your daily New York headlines, GO HERE FOR TODAY'S ESSENTIAL STORIES.The lineup for this week's issue of the Village Voice:Letters: Tsk-tsk La Dolce Musto: Shocking Secret about Gay Porn StarTom Robbins: Bloomberg's Homeless Pledges Fell Far Sh ... More >>
In this week's Village Voice, we unveil our 2009 Spring Arts Guide: Stacey Anderson on Metric's dreamy new Fantasies, Zach Baron on author Wells Tower's Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned, Aaron Hillis in conversation with Steven Soderbergh, Robert Shuster on sculptor Chakaia Booker, Brian Seiber ... More >>
When you think about out-of-control parents and coaches in little-league sports, you probably think of the suburbs. But right here in the city, there are sixth-graders playing 12 months a year, with sponsors like Nike, signing bonuses -- and out-of-control parents and coaches. This is Elite Youth Ba ... More >>
[HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart Asset]Your Wednesday New York headlines...Natasha Richardson flown to New York, public still waiting for word of how serious her head injuries are from skiing accident......on life support, 'brain dead' say family members.IRS plans deduction to help Madoff victi ... More >>
Vanessa Beecroft teams up with Kanye again
Nor is it exactly a barrel of laughs
Art production fund, to the Armory!
Beware the hair-dryer throne! The Art Parade returns for its third year.
The terror, the delight, and the unfathomable feelings of being alive
Arriving with a video camera, convincing men to enact strangely suggestive scenarios.
Krivit, Tenaglia, and Theo on 2004's memorable moments
Making a wish list: nagging qualms about the Biennial
Art-Star Self-Portraits and DIY Hacking
Our 25 Favorite Books of 2002
Plundering the Image Bank With Cattelan and Feldmann
The Shaved-Vagina Monologues
Bring In the Clowns