Andrianna Campbell

Trevor Paglen

Trevor Paglen talks about surveillance, AI, and his new work

July 2017

Trevor Paglen is the first artist-in-residence at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University. The exhibition “The Eye and the Sky: Trevor Paglen in the Cantor Collection” places his photographic series of predator drones, “Time Study (… READ ON

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Sam Gilliam

Sam Gilliam discusses his work, showing in the Venice Biennale, and the NEA

July 2017

Sam Gilliam is a Washington, DC–based artist whose vibrantly hued unstretched canvas Yves Klein Blue, 2017, will be draped across the entrance to the Giardini’s central pavilion at the Fifty-Seventh Venice Biennale until the show closes on … READ ON

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“We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85”

January 2017

Curated by Catherine Morris with Rujeko Hockley The title “We Wanted a Revolution” might seem to imply a wistful retrospection on the two decades that witnessed the rise of second-wave feminism and the Black Power movement in the US. Yet the… READ ON

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Luchita Hurtado

Luchita Hurtado discusses her show at Park View Gallery in Los Angeles

December 2016

Luchita Hurtado has been making art for decades, though, despite her close friendship with many famous artists, she was reluctant to show her work until the 1970s, when the women’s liberation movement provided encouragement. A small survey … READ ON

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Lorna Simpson

Lorna Simpson talks about her recent paintings and solo exhibition in Fort Worth

November 2016

Lorna Simpson, best-known for her body of conceptual photography, has recently been exploring painting. On the occasion of her solo exhibition at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, which runs through January 15, 2017, she reflects here on… READ ON

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teamLab

teamLab on their new installation at Pace Art + Technology

May 2016

On December 15, 2015, the Tokyo-based artist Takashi Kudo came to Silicon Valley to begin preparations for an installation at Pace Art + Technology, Pace Gallery’s new project space in Menlo Park. Kudo is one of three spokespeople representing… READ ON

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Jonathan Lasker

April 2016

When visual invention becomes an afterthought in favor of ever-more-prolix theoretical justifications, even the most lauded examples of conceptual painting can eventually outlive their novelty, becoming at best inflexible demonstrations of … READ ON

IN PRINT April 2016 [TOC]

“Of Echo Systems”

Altman Siegel

January 2016

An obstacle course provided by three floor-based works by K. r. m. Mooney makes traversing this show a tense endeavor. The delicacy and metallic hues of these mixed-media pieces—which often feature steel cables, wires, trays, and bars—ensure… READ ON

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Nari Ward

Nari Ward speaks about his retrospective at the Pérez Art Museum in Miami

November 2015

Nari Ward is a Jamaican-born artist who lives and works in New York City. Here he discusses the extensive survey of twenty years of his practice, “Sun Splashed,” which opened this month at the Pérez Art Museum Miami and is on view through … READ ON

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Frank Stella

Whitney Museum of American Art

November 2015

In the late 1970s, Frank Stella’s foray into spectacular wall-mounted painted reliefs left many admirers at a loss. Thinking of his work from this period in what Robert Slifkin has termed a theory of “badness” in 1970s music and art is … READ ON

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