David Velasco

Rirkrit Tiravanija cooks at the Moderna Museet, November 5, 2010

November 2010

Rirkrit Tiravanija and Tobias Rehberger cook at the Moderna … READ ON


A. K. Burns and A. L. Steiner’s Community Action Center


November 2010

The little cretin shepardess was now ruined for normal love and she ran amok among the other freaks, inflaming them. —Jack Smith, “Normal Love,” 1963  SOME FEMININE PRODUCTS: Makeup, paint, and brushes. Floggers and Boston creams. Joints. … READ ON

IN PRINT November 2010 [TOC]

Rear View

The Frieze Art Fair

October 2010 LONDON

ON WEDNESDAY MORNING, just before 11 AM, a svelte crowd of collectors and their consorts snaked their way through the VIP obstacle course of VIP-card kiosks and VIP fast-track lanes on their way into that Caruso St John–designed big top … READ ON


Palm Reading

The São Paulo Bienal and Inhotim

October 2010 SÃO PAULO

“DID YOU SEE WHO THAT WAS?” Gavin Brown asked, clapping Marc Spiegler’s shoulder. “Fucking Ronaldo!”  Of course Brown would be the only one to recognize the football star in the elevator. Aren’t his eyes always on the prize? The rest of … READ ON


Gregg Bordowitz

Gregg Bordowitz talks about his opera version of The History of Sexuality

October 2010

Gregg Bordowitz is a writer, AIDS activist, and artist. In 1993, he produced the autobiographical documentary Fast Trip Long Drop, which considers events around his experience testing positive for HIV antibodies in 1988, and in 2004 MIT Press… READ ON


Ishmael Houston-Jones

Ishmael Houston-Jones discusses Them

September 2010

The New York–based choreographer Ishmael Houston-Jones has been a leader and educator in the field of contemporary dance for over thirty years. This year, the New Museum and Performance Space 122 are coproducing the twenty-fifth-anniversary… READ ON


Ann Liv Young


September 2010

IF SHERRY WERE ANY GOOD, she wouldn’t have to insult other people. The Kitchen in New York won’t present her work again, she guesses, “because I’m nasty to the audience.” Sherry sure is nasty. And mercurial, brash, honest, and mean. Her T. … READ ON

IN PRINT September 2010 [TOC]

Larry Clark

September 2010

Curated by Sébastien Gokalp Larry Clark’s never-never land is the everyman’s nightmare. Adolescent burnout, teenage turpitude, drugs, sex, American decay: The vigilant Clark limns a familiar car-crash narrative, as much fodder for the moralists… READ ON


Real to Reel

The finale viewing party for Bravo’s Work of Art

August 2010 NEW YORK

LAST WEDNESDAY, parents, press, and punters joined artists and “celebrity guest judges” like Will Cotton and Richard Phillips at the “world-famous Brooklyn Museum” for the finale viewing party of Bravo’s Work of Art. I would have just watched… READ ON


Wild West

A Ryan Trecartin opening at LA MoCA


SHARON STONE, Eva Longoria, Jeffrey Deitch: check. No James Franco, Salma Hayek Pinault, John Baldessari. But yes: Joaquin Phoenix, Rose McGowan, Michael Govan, Michel Auder, Ruben Ochoa, Yoshua Okon, Shaun Caley Regen, Liz Goldwyn . . . … READ ON