Trabantimino, eight years in the making and completed just one hour before its October 7th opening at Salon 94, displays bravura mechanics, a whiff of nostalgia and a sense of humor. Liz Cohen took to task three aspects of car culture: ownership, fabrication and marketing.
Category Archives: Art
By Liza Bear
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.
Andrea Neustein revisits Roman Opalka’s gray time-pieces and the alternating tones of futility and humor that give them form. PASSAGES, comprised of four such works, is up now through October 9 at Yvon Lambert Gallery.
By Jackie Wang
Key to the City by Paul Ramirez Jonas. Did you miss out on this trans-borough adventure that had participants unlocking park gates and stepping behind closed museum doors? No worries. Follow this native New York correspondent boldly where she’s never been before—her own back-yard.
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.
By Aric Mayer
Aric Mayer discusses the problems and possibilities in photographing New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in this audio slideshow. Aric was the lead photographer covering the storm for The Wall Street Journal.
Coco has a career that spans over 40 years, first as a 15-year-old “writer” on subway cars and later evolving into a studio artist employing stretched canvas. He is represented in Down by Law at Eric Firestone Gallery with three paintings selected from three different periods of his career. Each canvas has as its singular theme, various mutations of his tag, “coco.”
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.
By John Sherman
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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