THIS WEEK: It’s almost Earth Day, and Maya Lin has unveiled her video installation of “What Is Missing?” n the MTV screen in Times Square and photographer Mitch Epstein launched the “What Is American Power?” project, The 2010 Guggenheim Fellows were announced, Tan Lin will be “live re-publishing” his book Seven Controlled Vocabularies, Peter Carey‘s novel Parrot and Oliver in America comes out (tomorrow!), Pavement plays out Coachella, and more! Read on…
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THIS WEEK: Thomas Nozkowski‘s retrospective of works on paper at Senior & Shopmaker Gallery is closing, the IFC is having a three film Bette Gordon retrospective (go see Luminous Motion tonight at 7pm!), Poet Denise Duhamel reads from her latest work and talks with David Lehman at the New School, tomorrow, and more! Read on…
This week: James Welling‘s solo show of dazzling photographs titled “Glass House” at David Zwirner Gallery, Ian McEwan reads from his just-published novel Solar at the 92nd Street Y, master monologist Spalding Gray is the subject of a Steven Soderbergh documentary now screening at the IFC, Craig Fisher‘s new paintings are on view in “Monumental and Piccolini” at Allegra LaViola Gallery, and more. Read on…
This week: Amanda Ross-Ho‘s solo exhibition “SOMEBODY STOP ME” opens at Michell-Innes & Nash on April Fool’s day, Micachu & the Shapes perform with the Tanlines at the Poisson Rouge on Tuesday, Julie Mehretu is profiled in the The New Yorker, and Vito Acconci is following you…on twitter. What? Read on!
Some warm weather may have come and gone in NYC, but we’re too busy to notice: Opening this week, Atom Egoyan’s new movie Chloe, and Eileen Quinlan‘s solo show “Nature Morte” at Miguel Abreu Gallery. Painter Eric Fischl and comedian Steve Martin ask themselves “Why LA Loves Art,” and Alfred Molina gives an interview about turning into Mark Rothko. Click through for details and more BOMBalerts!
Another week, another BOMBalert brought your way full of past BOMB notables currently making headlines. Click through to check out a handy list featuring info on Rona Pondick‘s new show, Mary Gaitskill‘s upcoming talk, Atom Egoyan‘s intriguing new movie featuring some intriguing actresses, and more. If you’re looking for things to see and do this week, we got your back, dear reader.
A little worn out from a week at the art fairs, perhaps? We understand. How about switching it up and recuperating with some reading and attending whole slew of upcoming literary events featuring past and future BOMB notables? TONIGHT illustrious playwright Suzan Lori Parks will appear “in conversation” at 93Y at 8pm. Then on Tuesday Lore Segal, Tao Lin, and Kelly Burdick will host a panel discussion on the novella format at the Center for Fiction at 6:30pm. Read on…
Check out Tala Madani‘s recently opened show at Lombard-Fried Projects of new paintings and animations, up through April 3. Get excited: the INDEPENDENT, a “new model and temporary exhibition forum” is opening (free of charge!) at the former X-initiative this Thursday, and will feature the Claire Fontaine in the form a neon text work, on view 24 hours a day during the run of the entire project, March 4-7. Read on for more things to see and do this week!
Roberto Bolaño‘s ‘The Skating Rink‘ is just out, and reviewed at Quaterly Conversation. BOMB interviewed Nick Cave just after his first novel, and now his latest will be available on iPhone. Speaking of art and phones, Yayoi Kusama has designed a cell phone that’s available for purchase. Gus Van Sant rarely gives interviews, but he talked to Gary Indiana for BOMB in 1993, and now Movmnt in 2009. Past interviewees’ current exhibitions include Isabel Toledo at FIT in New York, Chuck Close at Akron Art Museum in Ohio, and Eric Fischl, Los Carpinteros, Gabriel Ozorco and Sergio Vega are all featured in a new exhibition called Art, Media and Material Witness at the Harn Museum in Florida . David Del Tredici plays at Bargemusic in New York on September 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th.
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