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Kevin Beasley

Casey Kaplan

March 2015

To be among Kevin Beasley’s new sound installation, sculptures, and photographs is to negotiate a doubled sense of “here”—both the physical recognition of oneself, and the claim for recognition evoked by discarded materials, bound … READ ON


Derrick Adams

Tilton Gallery

October 2014

For “Live and in Color,” Derrick Adams refracts the current nostalgia for all things 1980s and ’90s through arguably its purest form of expression: television. Bright, succinct, reveling in its own exuberance, a series of large-scale … READ ON


Trisha Brown

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

July 2014

Trisha Brown’s choreography is notoriously difficult to capture, with its swift turns and continuous transitional phrases. In early works such as Roof Piece, 1971, seen through the able lens of Babette Mangolte, multiple dancers transmit … READ ON


“Ruffneck Constructivists”

ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia

April 2014

Leave it to Kara Walker to fuse early-1990s hip-hop with the early-twentieth-century avant-garde in her most recent curatorial effort, “Ruffneck Constructivists.” Walker’s title references the song “Ruffneck” by protofeminist rapper… READ ON