• Mark Jackson

      Beyond the Aural: Mark Jackson on Sound Art

      Tuesday, 24 March 2015 09:00

      I first became interested in sound art well before I became interested, or even knew anything about, curating.  However I was heavily influenced from a relatively young age by considerations that are essentially curatorial. I’ll have to give you a bit of background. In the late ‘80s I spent the school holidays in Kuwait. The […]

    • The Better Angels, Terrence Malick’s silent black and white movie

      The Roving Eye | Film

      Sunday, 22 March 2015 17:07

      The Roving Eye By Tony Zaza BE NOT INHOSPITABLE TO STRANGERS LEST THEY BE ANGELS IN DISGUISE. The Better Angels, Terrence Malick’s silent black and white movie restores the promise of cinema as a medium that can invade conscience.  Once viewed psychic apathy is impossible. Poetically bleak and somber, the coonskin voiceover narrative conveys a […]

    • Byron Smith for The New York Times

      Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic’ at the Brooklyn Museum

      Tuesday, 17 March 2015 20:17

      NEWS By ROBERTA SMITH | NY TIMES You can love or hate Kehinde Wiley’s bright, brash, history-laden, kitsch-tinged portraits of confident, even imperious young black men and women. But it is hard to ignore them, especially right now, with scores of them bristling forth from “Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic,” the artist’s mind-teasing, eye-catching survey […]

    • "Ground Invading Figure," 2014, by Cui Jie at Leo Xu Projects in Shanghai.  The gallery will be at Art Basel in Hong Kong this year, next to big names from New York, London and Paris. Credit Cui Jie/Leo Xu Projects

      Art Basel Shows How Far Hong Kong Has Come

      Tuesday, 17 March 2015 03:41

      NEWS By JOYCE LAU for NY Times HONG KONG — Collectors and museum directors from around the world had the chance on Friday to deal discreetly with the 223 galleries participating in the third Art Basel in Hong Kong fair. The private viewing was the quiet before the storm on Saturday night, when the event […]

    • letter

      journal/letter/conversation – publisher/editor

      Sunday, 8 March 2015 17:54

      March 13, 2015 From: Fredrik Redan Subject: Text to journal, letter via Hans Date: March 13, 2015 at 4:17:19 AM EDT Read about Hans Andre and came to think of his early years when he worked together with Staffan Hallström. Staffan who were older and well-established artist, he later received the title of professor, began […]

    • One of the "offending" images

      I Got Kicked Off of Facebook for Posting Images of Medieval Art

      Friday, 6 March 2015 21:17

      March 6, 2015 • By Jerry Saltz | NYMAG On Tuesday morning, I tried to log into Facebook via my iPhone. It didn’t work. I didn’t think anything of it, as I often don’t remember my passwords. When I tried again on my laptop, however, I wasn’t able to log in either, and instead got […]

    • Björk offers an experience of music in many layers, with instruments, a theatrical presentation, an immersive sound experience, an audio guide, and related visualizations from photography and music videos to new media works. The exhibition draws from more than 20 years of the artist's career. Photo: Timothy A. Clary/Getty Images

      MoMA’s Björk Disaster

      Friday, 6 March 2015 04:05

      By Jerry Saltz | Vulture Without quite meaning to, I seem to have prereviewed the Museum of Modern Art’s current Björk show. I greeted its June announcement with dismay, writing, “Today the Museum of Modern Art crawled deeper into cravenness, announcing the upcoming ‘full-scale retrospective’ of Björk. Don’t get me wrong: I love Björk and […]

    • Mona Marzouk, The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Energy's' Evil, 2006. Installation view at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK. Credits: Image by Colin Davison

      2015 Armory Show fair puts focus on Middle Eastern artists

      Wednesday, 4 March 2015 03:44

      By Geoff Edgers | Source: The Washington Post NEW YORK — The golden Saddam Hussein statues hadn’t arrived, but Wafaa Bilal decided it was time to come up with a price tag. The 2015 edition of the Armory Show fair would open Thursday to the public. “I’m thinking $80,000 to $100,000,” Bilal said casually to […]

    • You've got kidding me, Banksy. Courtesy: http://banksy.co.uk/

      Art of the State – Banksy

      Saturday, 28 February 2015 23:29

      When Time magazine selected the British artist Banksy—graffiti master, painter, activist, filmmaker and all-purpose provocateur—for its list of the world’s 100 most influential people in 2010, he found himself in the company of Barack Obama, Steve Jobs and Lady Gaga. He supplied a picture of himself with a paper bag (recyclable, naturally) over his head. […]

    • Still from the “All Is Full of Love” music video. 1999. Directed by Chris Cunningham. Music by Björk. Image courtesy of One Little Indian

      Björk at MoMA

      Friday, 13 February 2015 02:14

      Björk March 8–June 7, 2015 The Museum of Modern Art presents a retrospective of the multifaceted work of composer, musician, and singer Björk. The exhibition draws from more than 20 years of the artist’s daring and innovative projects and her eight full-length albums to chronicle her career through sound, film, visuals, instruments, objects, and costumes. […]

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