There’s a frustration I face with modern photography—glossy spreads in magazines and head shots and landscapes. With the advent of Photoshop, everything just looks too perfect.
On the occasion of Dread Scott’s public art project …Or Does it Explode? in Philadelphia, the artist exchanged emails with BOMB Managing Editor Nick Stillman. Scott’s provocative work challenges pedestrians in Philadelphia’s bustling Logan Square to consider the fate of local high schoolers will be on view through November.
Wendy White’s paintings are some of the most dynamic and edgy abstractions being made today. When I was first introduced to her work back in 2005, they were raw, brash, confident—everything that the art world was not at the time.
Math artist John Sims kicks off his exhibition series at the Bowery Poetry Club tonight. Writer / curator A.M. Weaver spoke with him.
Nathalie Ours-Choussat is the Editor in Chief of A Magazine curated by…, which biannually champions the unique voice of a fashion designer.
This week, From the Archive explores the exterior influences our interviewees have wrestled with—pressures that come at their artistic creations quietly from the side, and also those that come head-on.
Keats’ work creates an absurd world that may be uncomfortable to visit, but forces us to examine our own in an entirely new context. Emily Nonko puts the questions to the quester.
This June Alexis Knowlton spoke at The Drawing Center’s colloquium on the “Power of Art.” Her topic was “S.L.A.T.”, Super Lame Art Thematization; calling attention to the corruption of the artist’s intention in the presence of evil middlemen.
Poet and essayist Kristin Prevallet talks to artists caraballo-farman about their series The Heirloom Plates, part of the exhibition Iran Inside Out at the Chelsea Art Museum through September 4th.
West-coast correspondent Christine Lagorio reports from the Oakland Art Murmur. Video after the jump.
As we approach the event horizon of the summer—that nebulous, mid-August point when the season begins its imperceptible slip towards fall—the city pauses for a collective breath.
Michael Bühler-Rose and Matthew Gamber discuss the past, present, and future of black and white in an art world that’s been overtaken by large format color photography.
Throughout the early 1920s, Aleksandr Rodchenko took many photographs of his friends and colleagues. Some were snapshots, others author photos for book covers, and still others would be used in his propaganda collages for the Russian Telegraph Agency.
I am wrapped in a universe of temporal distortion when looking at Mark Borthwick’s photography. His images and installations, a constant fixture in both the pages of the world’s leading fashion magazines and on the walls of museums and galleries, are dedicated to creating an awareness of who he is at that moment.
This week’s new round of archive interviews focuses on the boundaries of form and moments where style and politics run up against those boundaries.
During my first weeks of wading through the archive I was dizzy trying to make sense of all the information I was ingesting.
Check out the mural by Gustavo and Otavio Pandolfo on East Houston and Bowery.
Damion Berger’s work is interesting to me precisely because it has so little in common with the majority of his contemporaries. When I first saw it, we just had to talk.
A play on the Surrealist game, where the BOMB staff arranges an assortment of our exquisite archives.
At A Magazine’s #9 launch party, several contributors present are also part of BOMB Magazine’s legendary extended family.
Speeding through creative thoughts and curatorial vision with Liutaurus Psibilskis, a curator whose primary focus is to awaken the public to both the unrecognized historical presence and contemporary significance of video and performative artwork.
In this edition of BOMB on The Inside David Goodman checks out the Summer Phase of X Initiative in Chelsea.
This edition of From the Archive features some super smart ladies, including; Jill Eisenstadt, Kim Wozencraft and Penny Arcade.
Kris Chatterson interviews independent curator Jon Lutz.
Richard J. Goldstein and Hannah Kahng interview Roman Ondák about his installation Measuring the Universe at MOMA.
In this edition of BOMB On the Inside, Gilles D’Amecourt interviews photographer Matthew Scott.
David Goodman interviews Eric Shiner, The Milton Fine Curator of Art at the Andy Warhol Museum.
Caitlin Roper and Jana Leo discuss Leo’s new book and exhibition, Rape New York, that chronicles her experience of being attacked one afternoon in her apartment.
Longtime New York art scene extraordinaire Alanna Heiss talks about the future for internet radio and art.