Silke Otto-Knapp

  • the Best of 2015

    TO TAKE STOCK OF THE PAST YEAR, ARTFORUM ASKED AN INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF ARTISTS TO SELECT A SINGLE IMAGE, EXHIBITION, OR EVENT THAT MOST MEMORABLY CAPTURED THEIR EYE IN 2015.

    YUJI AGEMATSU

    Silicone snake, West 42nd and Broadway, New York, July 29, 2015.

    RON NAGLE

    This picture was taken along the waterfront in San Francisco’s Mission Bay area. This area is extremely scenic, with old battleships and boats. I go there frequently to walk my dog, relax, and enjoy the fantastic views. The pier is used to store various components for seasonal parades or events. This grouping of floats for the Pride

  • SILKE OTTO-KNAPP

    IGOR STRAVINSKY WORKED on the music for Les Noces—the 1923 ballet that is the original source for I Do, the third and final part of Michael Clark’s “Stravinsky Project”—for nearly ten years, commencing almost immediately after he finished The Rite of Spring. Bronislava Nijinska, who choreographed Les Noces, did not begin the actual work on the ballet’s staging until 1921, but it could be argued that she, too, had spent almost an entire decade preparing for it. In 1914, Nijinska had left Paris, where she and her brother Vaslav Nijinsky danced with Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, in