• An Icon of Play and Provocation

      Tuesday, 28 June 2011 18:34

      Narcissister is a multi media performance project that has been the primary focus of my artistic production for the past three years. The Narcissister persona brings humor and spectacle to explorations of gender, racial identity, and sexuality. I integrate performance (including elaborate costumes and sculptural props), video, photography, and collage to establish Narcissister as an […]

    • Still Moving: Performance at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

      Tuesday, 28 June 2011 18:14

      Still Moving was a dance performance commissioned by the Metropolitan Still Moving was a dance performance commissioned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City specifically for the Charles Engelhard Court of the American Wing of the museum. Choreographed by Shen Wei, who also choreographed the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, […]

    • George Steinmetz Review

      Tuesday, 28 June 2011 17:56

      The title of George Steinmetz’s solo exhibition at Anastasia Photo, “Migrations,” does and yet does not fully express the photographs on view. On the surface, the prints do indeed depict moments of animals in migration, but they are also captions of a way of life. Establishments outside our own spheres that we easily forget exist […]

    • Idols for Home Use

      Friday, 24 June 2011 17:37

      Partners-in-crime (and in art) Gabriel Cohen and Jolie Signorile have become known for their functional artworks under their design venture, Fredericks & Mae. From golden bocce balls to arrows intricately formed with thread and feathers, the dynamic duo’s pieces bring the aesthetic and fascinating into the home. Their pieces, Idols for Home Use, a series […]

    • IDOL: The World of Epyllion

      Friday, 24 June 2011 17:20

      Epyllion is an incorporation of puppetry, ritual, gesture, and song to create a world that taps into the innate intelligence of the body. An epyllion is a short epic poem of erotic and mythological content, a story of old that bring us to a better understanding of Eros. Traditionally, audiences attend the performance of an […]

    • IDOL: An Interview with Ian Warren

      Friday, 24 June 2011 17:03

      Kate Meng Brassel: What was the immediate context of your creation of 3 Men in 2007? Ian Warren: After finishing undergrad in Massachusetts, I spent a year moving all over the country: from NYC to Utah, California, and Mexico. Somehow I ended up settling in the unlikely state of Ohio. During that period, I made […]

    • In Conversation: Jason Stopa Interviews Farrell Brickhouse

      Friday, 24 June 2011 16:35

      For years now, Farrell Brickhouse has been towing the line between abstraction and figuration on an intimate scale; creating paintings that conjure up a plethora of associations from romantic to violent all imbued with a wonderfully strange light. For Brickhouse, this year proves especially busy, having participated in Scope Fair earlier this year and now […]

    • Re-presenting History

      Thursday, 23 June 2011 20:07

      I am interested in what happens to traumatizing or confounding images when they are removed from their original place in cultural memory. My work investigates visual nuances that occur when these images are translated into a mass-media product, stripped of their inherent meaning, and re-presented in a new context, with an entirely disguised origin. By […]

    • The Nature of Embellishment

      Thursday, 23 June 2011 18:13

      My work deals with the condition of woman in contemporary society, questioning her obsessions with body image, beauty, sexuality and aging. With a minimalist approach—and mostly conceptually based pieces—I use different media such as installations, video-performance, embroidery, and objects. “Although few women will reach society’s beauty ideals, many will sculpt their bodies as needed: put […]

    • Political Remnants

      Wednesday, 22 June 2011 15:39

      Robert van der Hilst, born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, lives and works between Shanghai and Paris. He has been a professional photographer since the 1960s and has conducted numerous projects from Cuba and South America to Africa, the Middle East and Asia. First visiting China in 1990 on assignment, van der Hilst’s interest in China […]

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