Steve Paxton

on Judson Dance Theater


Excerpts from an interview with John Edmonds

John Edmonds talks about his art and his first monograph, Higher, published through Capricious Publishing, which covers the first decade of his photographic work and includes a conversation with Mickalene Thomas as well as texts from Dr. Aaron Rosen and Durga Chew-Bose. Edmonds’ book will be released at the New York Art Book Fair, September 21–23, 2018.

PRINT May 2003

Weighty Madonna

Rhonda Lieberman

MADONNA GOES THROUGH INCARNATIONS the way the rest of us go through tubes of toothpaste. When last season’s soigné, spiritual Madonna appeared on Larry King Live in October, one marveled at how she constantly evolves: from her breakthrough MTV “Like a Virgin” moment, writhing on the floor in a wedding gown in 1984, to her more recent, mature work, writhing on the floor sporting a cabala tattoo in the “Die Another Day” video. Her latest avatar is now enshrined at Deitch Projects: I saw it as an allegory of forces within the buff megastar, where Darkness and Light battle 24/7, and she literally