On a summer night last July BOMBlog contributor Richard Goldstein came across something out of the ordinary in a Chelsea gallery, among Bill Beckley’s photographs was experimental folk musician Sam Amidon. Intrigued, Goldstein picked Amidon’s brain about free-jazz, the history of American folk music, and the skills you can pick up on a beach in Nova Scotia.
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In her newest project, Jane Benson slices violins, a cello, a viola, and a double bass in half—then has musicians play the severed instruments. The result: The Splits. Richard J. Goldstein speaks to her about this strange endeavor.
17 years later, Sally Potter revisits her conversation with BOMB about her film interpretation of Virginia Woolf’s Orlando. Recently re-released by Sony Pictures Classics, the gender-bending film’s timeless themes take on a new meaning with each viewing. Sally Potter looks back at the making of the film and the ways in which filmmaking is different today.
Last week’s hurricane may have passed us over, but this week promises a serious cultural deluge. This week’s BOMB Alert is a real category five, with a Tao Lin reading; Pipilotti Rist, Jackie Saccoccio, and Santiago Sierra openings; and the chance to schmooze with BOMB editors and other literati at LitCrawl and the Brooklyn Book Festival!
BOMB’s Richard J. Goldstein talks generational differences, scale, and what it means to be a New York Artist with Greater New York artists Sam Moyer and Franklin Evans in this cyber-roundtable discussion.
From her ’70s publication Radical Software, to her own studio practice, Beryl Korot pushes the line between technology and communication. Watch a video of her work and listen to a podcast of an artist’s talk she gave at the Aldrich Museum.
If there is an edge to painting, has anyone ever jumped off? Klein jumped, or so staged it. He is the point of departure for Joyce Kim’s most recent body of work. It’s no accident she has made the move from gray, ever present in her Le Samourai paintings, to blue in respect to Klein’s International Blue. Her versions of his blue are faded by time—blues bordering on sun-bleached lavender, cornflower, and robin’s egg. Read more…
Watch one of Minter’s Food Porn commercial slots and listen to a podcast of her speaking about her new monograph at Strand Books in Manhattan.
Carolee Thea happens to have been both installation artist and curator in her ever-evolving career as an artist, historian, curator, and writer. Now, she’s asking the questions of some of the most dynamic names in curating with her d.a.p release On Curating // Interviews with Ten International Curators, a follow-up to her foci // Interviews with Ten International Curators.
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