Micah Stansell talks about premeditated experimentation, collaborative production processes, and weighs in on the film vs. video debate.
The Propeller Group discusses Vietnamese graffiti, infiltrating the advertising world and their show at the Guggenheim.
Colin Snapp and Daniel Turner discuss Jules Marquis, learning from their surroundings and the endless possibilities of collaboration.
A failed interview with the author of The Address Book, available now for the first time in English.
Adrien Tirtiaux pictures Dutch cuts to cultural funding as a slice through the Stroom Den Haag center for art and architecture.
Feminine desires past and present in an exhibition, a biography, and a book of poems.
Sculptor Judith Shea curates an archive of self-portraits by women members at the National Academy Museum.
Julian Hoeber on film, intertextuality, and his latest piece, Demon Hill, a disorienting optical illusion come to life.
Cars come to life in Detroit.
Barbara T. Smith takes us on a journey through her life—from 1950s housewife to 1970s radical feminist, and on to her current work at age 81.
Sculptor Alexej Meschtschanow doctors furniture and everyday objects. In this interview he talks about the Bauhaus, the Balkans, and life as an expat in Berlin.
John Baldessari sheds light on his practice, his politics, and his years in the art world.
Robert Fitterman reviews THIS: A Collection of Artist’s Writings, essays edited by Susan Jennings.
Sullivan’s film installations combine performance, dance, original scores, and song. With choreographer and dancer Stuart on misfire, the body politics, and controlling chaos in ensemble-based work.
Sponsored in part by the Frances Dittmer Family Foundation. Experimentation reached its peak in Brazil with the Paulista School, and one of its main contributors was Mendes da Rocha, the 2006 Pritzker Prize–winning architect.
As a child, Doig lived in Trinidad; he relocated there in 2000, followed soon after by Ofili. The old friends, both painters, met to discuss how a place and its history reinvents subject.
The two painters, old friends, discuss craft and the American way in a conversation that ranged from basketball to the nature of art. Zucker’s work is at Mary Boone Gallery through April 27.
The LACMA curator’s odyssey into the cosmology of the Maya, in Lords of Creation: The Origins of Ancient Maya Kingship, her latest blockbuster show to present the art and culture of ancient Mesoamerica.
William Katavolos’s career as an avant-gardist spans 60 years, culminating in his ongoing research into aquatecture, or liquid architecture. Colleague Deborah Gans places his vision within the trajectory of architectural history.
Producer Omar Amanat speaks with author Nichole Argo on her groundbreaking study, The Human Bombs Project.
Bernard Henri-Lévy’s new book Public Enemies, is an epistolary exchange with experimental novelist Michel Houellebecq. His 2006 conversation with novelist Frederic Tuten delves into Lévy’s own passionate journey.
For centuries, the urban infrastructure of the New World has been haunted by the presence of a rural culture immersed within the city, a sort of parallel slum city that José Castillo terms “urbanism of the informal.”
Critic and curator Downey queries the 2004 Turner Prize nominee about the excess of carnival and its inversion of power. An exhibition of Shonibare’s latest work opens February 16 at James Cohan in New York City.
From his investigation of maritime space to his extensive travels to world seaports, Allan Sekula’s trajectory transforms and connects domains that aren’t usually compared. His practice has extended from photography into filmmaking and recently, curating.
The new book Occupation takes a broad look at the practice of Allied Works Architecture and their principal Brad Cloepfil. He spoke to Stuart Horodner in BOMB’s Spring 2005 issue.
In her book Modernity Disavowed, theorist Sibylle Fisher calls the Haitian Revolution a non-event, precisely because it is the main event of 19th-century Caribbean history that has been systematically left out of many analyses of that period.
Confronting the condition of anti-colonial utopias that have “withered into postcolonial nightmares,” David Scott proposes in Conscripts of Modernity not that we give better answers to old questions, but that we radically refashion the questions.
The relation of images is the crux of writer David Levi Strauss’s work, though it’s by no means a sedentary position. He sat down with longtime friend and writer Hakim Bey to discuss how images operate in the public imaginary.
Michael Roth has written on Foucault, psychoanalysis and the French Hegelians, and curated the exhibition, Sigmund Freud: Conflict and Culture. Philosopher David Carrier and the author discuss the minds that formed 20th-century thought.