Mark Flood

  • Mark Flood

    I can’t wait to own The Complete Eightball 1–18 (Fantagraphics), the forthcoming collection of Daniel Clowes’s legendary ’90s series—which includes, among many amazing things, the original “Art School Confidential” comic (1991). The reissue looks like it will be delightfully lavish!

    And I will certainly read filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky’s Where the Bird Sings Best (Restless Books) whenever it finally emerges. The memoir is being billed as a “psychomagical” autobiographical narrative.

    Mark Flood is an artist based in Houston.

  • THEIR FAVORITE EXHIBITIONS OF THE YEAR

    To take stock of the past year, Artforum asked an international group of artists to select the single image, exhibition, or event that most memorably captured their eye in 2012.

    RITA ACKERMANN

    Gang Gang Dance (September 22, Cameo Gallery, Brooklyn) If materialism is the unwanted fat on our spirits, Gang Gang Dance’s music is the blade that cuts it all off. Their sounds burn up that heaviness of need and greed and lift the spirits to other dimensions. A hundred years ago, Rudolf Steiner wrote The Philosophy of Freedom and feverishly lectured about protective space and other visionary ideas to