Lauren O’Neill-Butler

David Diao

David Diao discusses his exhibition at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

July 2014

Paintings by the New York–based artist David Diao were recently featured in the 2014 Whitney Biennial and were the subject of a colloquium this past March at the Université de Strasbourg. His latest survey exhibition, “David Diao: Front… READ ON

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Renť DaniŽls

June 2014

Foolish, it seems, to not begin with the bow ties when considering this rare US exhibition of René Daniëls’s paintings, drawings, and watercolors, as that motif is the most complicated (and celebrated) of his “architectures.” Rendered… READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2014 [TOC]

Sarah Charlesworth

Maccarone Inc.

May 2014

Polished pictures of a floating world, Sarah Charlesworth’s series “Objects of Desire,” 1983–88, once aptly injected beauty where it didn’t belong—deconstruction, postmodernism, Conceptualism—and inspired her peers and later … READ ON

PICKS

Lucy R. Lippard

Lucy R. Lippard discusses her latest book

May 2014

Lucy R. Lippard’s latest book, Undermining: A Wild Ride Through Land Use, Politics, and Art in the Changing West, pinpoints vexing environmental issues, such as gravel pits and fracking, and contextualizes them within a spectrum of larger… READ ON

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Ben Kinmont

Ben Kinmont discusses his work in the 2014 Whitney Biennial

May 2014

Since 1988, Ben Kinmont’s work has often unfolded through real-time exchanges—over meals, in conversations, and through gestures. In 1996 he began his publishing project, Antinomian Press, which focuses on ephemera and archival material;… READ ON

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Muriel Cooper

May 2014

“I have a profound disdain for answers,” Muriel Cooper once said. For her, there were only challenges—solutions were more like mistakes. A small gallery at Columbia University recently hosted an exhibition on Cooper’s influential life… READ ON

IN PRINT May 2014 [TOC]

Tauba Auerbach

Tauba Auerbach discusses her new work and exhibition at the ICA, London

April 2014

Tauba Auerbach is a New York–based artist whose debut solo exhibition in the UK will be at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London from April 16 to June 15, 2014. The show extends her interests in chirality and topology and takes up … READ ON

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Jeanine Oleson

Jeanine Oleson on her residency at the New Museum

April 2014

Jeanine Oleson is an interdisciplinary artist based in New York. This spring, the New Museum is hosting the first museum presentation of her work, which springs from her four-month residency at the institution and which will include an … READ ON

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Sam Pulitzer

Sam Pulitzer talks about “A Colony for ‘Them’ ” at Artists Space

April 2014

Sam Pulitzer is an artist and writer based in New York who works with a wide array of materials, from hand-drawn vinyl transfers to ear gauges. His current exhibition, “A Colony for ‘Them,’ ” features a complex architectural warren … READ ON

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Aim High

The 12th Bienal de Cuenca

April 2014 CUENCA, ECUADOR

IT’S NOT EASY TO GET TO CUENCA, and if you were going a few weeks ago it may have been under the guise of the Bienal—one of the more extrasolar on the circuit. But it’s also likely that you went for the Andes, the Inca ruins, the hot … READ ON

DIARY