For those unfamiliar with Lutz Bacher’s work—or Lutz Bacher the person—her new artist’s book SMOKE (Gets In Your Eyes) recreates some of the many strange moments in the career and life of the Berkeley-based artist . . . and in the world at large.
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A BOMB Exclusive! Artist Michael Shankman is live twittering on location from multiple art fairs across the city! Ben Handzo, BOMB’s Web Director, is along for the ride taking photos and videos as they try to hit all the art fairs in one day: Pulse, Scope, Armory, Fountain, Bridge, and Volta. Armed with only an [...]
Chiara Clemente’s Our City Dreams premieres at Film Forum Wednesday, February 4. The documentary strings together the self told narratives of five woman artists; Swoon, Ghada Amer, Kiki Smith, Marina Abramovic, and Nancy Spero. Woven together the womens stories collectively tell a story about New York. OUR CITY DREAMS will have a 2-week engagement, February 4-17, [...]
The first installment of BOMBLog’s video art series is Rodney McMillan’s Untitled (the Great Society). In this Inauguration week it seems particularly apropos. In the video artist Rodney McMillan recites LBJ’s Great Society speech from memory. Click here to watch the video
Click here to watch the trailer MEDICINE FOR MELANCHOLY is a love story about a one-night stand told through two African-American twenty-something’s dealing with issues of class, identity, and the evolving conundrum of being a minority in a rapidly gentrifying San Francisco – a city with the smallest black population of any other major American [...]
I was walking my dog on Canal St. and came across this strange painted over window.
Mikhael Subotzky is part of the New Photography show on view now at MoMA in New York. He’s a photo documentarian from South Africa, whose work to date has focused on the social structure of his home country. Carlos Motta is a documentarian as well, and was just awarded a Guggenheim grant. The difference between [...]
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