The Whitney’s Off the Wall: Part 1 raises questions about museums’ duty and capacity to preserve and re-present performance art—the extent to which it can be preserved, and the ethical implications of bottling, as it were, such an immediate form of artistic expression. John Sherman reviews the show.
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Today’s a big day for Dr. John, Mona Simpson, and Padma Newsom and The Clogs—each of them has some new little something over which to drool. This weekend, check out Michael Rother and Me’shell Ndegeocello doing their (respective) thing(s) on stage. Additionally, listen to the latest BOMB Radio cast after the jump.
This week is positively bursting with BOMB-y things to see and do, from hearing Tiphanie Yanique read at Apexart, seeing Rackstraw Downes before he’s gone, and buying tix to see Wild Beasts next week at Highline Ballroom. Plus more riiiiight here.
Kalup Linzy takes the stage Saturday at PS1, alongside BOMBlog alum DJ /rupture, Winnebago Man rides again in Ben Steinbauer’s film at Landmark Sunshine, and Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros take Webster Hall. Also here is the latest from BOMB Radio! Read on…
This week’s BOMB Alert lets you in on the official lineup for the BOMB SUMMER BASH, to take place @ GlassLands on August 1st. Also this week, Sir Richard Bishop at Zebulon and Alejandro Cesarco at the Tate Modern. More! More! More!
This week in BOMB Alertness: 92nd Street Y showers us with culture, from Helen Mirren and Taylor Hackford in a Reel Pieces Event to Paul Chan and Tim Griffin talkin’ ’bout art. Also this week, Saïd Sayrafiezadeh and friends read and write about NYC’s murky waterways, and we just can’t get enough of Christian Marclay. As an extra treat, listen to yesterday’s BOMB Radio broadcast right here.
Greenlight has invited four Brooklyn-based literary magazines, A Public Space, Armchair/Shotgun, Electric Literature, and BOMB, to take part in a collective reading at the store this Sunday. We’re psyched about the invite, now we’re inviting you! More…
BOMBcast Podcast, Episode 2. Joshua Furst, Cynthia Hopkins, Richard Bishop of Rangda, K. Silem Mohammad, and Steve Gunn are here — where are you? Get the latest by subscribing to the BOMBcast feed, and in the meantime, catch up on what you’ve been missing right here.
Robert Greene stars in this week’s BOMB ALERT, having been interviewed for BOMB Magazine not once, but twice! Rober Miller Gallery’s summer exhibition features a number of his paintings. Also this week, more Jennifer Egan (we can’t get enough) and the inimitable Joan Jonas at the Guggenheim. BOMB 112 hits newsstands tomorrow, so get ready…
This Sunday (6/13) BOMB will be on Newtown Radio from 11 AM – 12 PM — just in time for you to drag yourself out of bed. This week, BOMBstars Cynthia Hopkins, Joshua Furst, K. Silem Mohammad, and Steve Gunn will be hanging out with us (and you!). Get in gear and don’t miss this! Get a head start and catch up on last week’s ‘cast, starring Xeno & Oaklander, CAConrad, and Sam Lipsyte here, après le jump.
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