Beau Rutland


January 2016

A SINK with a grim provenance—salvaged from a morgue—is filled to the brim with turquoise water that disguises the school of fish within; snails crawl inside an old-timey popcorn cart: Max Hooper Schneider has become known for artworks that… READ ON

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Kerstin Brätsch

January 2016

IS KERSTIN BRÄTSCH a skeptic or a believer? Throughout her practice, the artist subverts individual aesthetic gestures, technical skill, and objecthood, but it’s often difficult to tell whether Brätsch wants to critique the “institution”—or… READ ON

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“Alex Da Corte: Free Roses”

January 2016

Curated by Susan Cross Despite a soft-spoken beginning, Alex Da Corte’s practice has become rather spectacular in recent years. His large-scale built environments—think low-end consumer goods encased in high production value—register as an … READ ON


“Marina Pinsky: Dyed Channel”

January 2016

Curated by Elena Filipovic Marina Pinsky has quickly become known for material explorations that often enmesh photography and sculpture. For her first major institutional exhibition, Pinsky will train her eye on the host city itself, surveying… READ ON


“Anicka Yi: 6,070,430K of Digital Spit”

May 2015

Curated by Alise Upitis Anicka Yi can’t forget the “taste” of El Bulli recipe 1647, mentholated and matcha-infused water vapor sealed below a layer of ice. Like Ferran Adrià before her, Yi is drawn to enmeshing the scientific and the sensual.… READ ON



February 2015

WHAT BECOMES A LEGEND MOST? For years, the artwork, actions, and life of Sturtevant operated like a trade secret, quietly scrambling preconceived notions of the origin of appropriation. Having been one of the first postwar artists to create… READ ON

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October 2014

WHO HUNG the Sherrie Levine next to a David Hammons? If this curatorial decision seemed intuitive in one sense—which two artists since the 1970s have made greater strides while ignoring convention?—the pairing still left many visitors to the… READ ON

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April 2014

WHAT DO WE EXPECT OF PHOTOGRAPHY TODAY? Should it muse on the negotiations of our screen-filled lives? Or comment on Photoshop, the software that has seemingly come to stand for the medium itself? Recent essays and exhibitions have suggested… READ ON

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Leslie Hewitt

November 2013

Leslie Hewitt’s artwork has remained admirably consistent since she began exhibiting around a decade ago, still strongly exuding intelligence and revealing the artist’s knack for mining the aesthetic possibilities of a given image. Replete … READ ON

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Jimmy DeSana

October 2013

At once anonymous and familiar, the figures populating Jimmy DeSana’s performative photographs are stripped of identity, their faces either cropped out of the frame, turned away from the camera, or obscured by objects both commonplace (gauze,… READ ON

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