Negative Space

Negative Space

Miriam Felton-Dansky on Faye Driscoll's Thank You For Coming: Space

Christopher Glazek on Nan Goldin and the Sacklers

Christopher Glazek on Nan Goldin and the Sacklers

New York-based writer Christopher Glazek’s 2017 investigation of the Sacklers for Esquire helped inspire Nan Goldin’s activism against the Sackler family—a family which owns Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of Oxycontin. Here, Glazek talks about Goldin’s actions at the Metropolitan and Guggenheim museums, as well as his own interest in what he calls “billionaire democracy.”

This video is part of an Art and Activism package for the May 2019 issue of Artforum.

PRINT March 2003

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO: THE TROUBLE WITH CHRISTIAN LEIGH

Alexi Worth

For a six-year run beginning in 1987, CHRISTIAN LEIGH was one of the most visible—and ambitious—independent curators in the international art world. Then he vanished. ALEXI WORTH looks back on an enigmatic impresario of many guises whose disappearance remains as mysterious as Leigh himself.

PRODIGY

In the mid-’90s, around the time that Christian Leigh went underground, or vanished, or worse (the more lurid versions of the story pictured him at the bottom of a Venetian canal), a curious fax began circulating through New York galleries. At the time, Leigh was a familiar figure in the art world—the