Mara Hoberman

RaphaŽl Zarka

January 2018

For the past decade, Raphaël Zarka’s work has prominently featured images of skateboarders taking advantage of the slick surfaces, hard edges, and smooth slopes of monumental public artworks. For the series “Riding Modern Art,” 2007–, Zarka,… READ ON

IN PRINT January 2018 [TOC]

Justin Fitzpatrick

December 2017

A gas pump with two backward-counting clockfaces in place of a meter (Time Pump, all works 2017) established the theme of time travel in Justin Fitzpatrick’s recent show. Suggesting ghosts from the past poking urgently into the present, … READ ON

IN PRINT December 2017 [TOC]

Marion Verboom

October 2017

Presented under the title “Temporaldaten” (Temporal Data)—a philosophical term coined by the father of phenomenology, Edmund Husserl—Marion Verboom’s recent exhibition explored the problem of how we experience and describe time. Eschewing … READ ON

IN PRINT October 2017 [TOC]

OPENINGS: JEAN-MARIE APPRIOU

June 2017

JEAN-MARIE APPRIOU’S anarchic, witchy work is simultaneously heroic and humble. His deeply strange forms—some mythical, some near kitsch—are created through processes involving the intuitive handling of traditional materials including bronze,… READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2017 [TOC]

Elodie Seguin

June 2017

Despite being an outlier in many ways, Peinture cherche le mur A (Painting Looking for the Wall A) (all works 2017), a small painting of a simplified orange flashlight, fittingly illuminated Elodie Seguin’s usually less straightforward … READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2017 [TOC]

Mel O’Callaghan

May 2017

For the better part of the past decade, Mel O’Callaghan has produced large-scale performances and installations for venues including the Palais de Tokyo in Paris (2016 and 2017) and the Sydney Biennale (2014), all the while quietly making … READ ON

IN PRINT May 2017 [TOC]

Ricardo Brey

April 2017

Ricardo Brey’s recent exhibition, “All that is could be otherwise,” comprised mainly recent collages on drawings and photographs, but its physical and conceptual centerpiece was a sculptural work that dates to the dawn of the millennium. For… READ ON

IN PRINT April 2017 [TOC]

“Art and Liberty: Rupture, War and Surrealism in Egypt (1938–1948)”

January 2017

THE PROLIFIC EGYPTIAN SURREALIST COLLECTIVE Art and Liberty has been directly inserted into the center of its European counterpart this winter. In Paris, the Pompidou’s “Art and Liberty: Rupture, War and Surrealism in Egypt (1938–1948)” … READ ON

IN PRINT January 2017 [TOC]

Shana Moulton

December 2016

The latest chapter in Shana Moulton’s ongoing video and performance saga “Whispering Pines,” 2002–, is Act One from Whispering Pines 10, 2016, a nine-minute video based on an opera she developed and performed with composer/vocalist Nick … READ ON

IN PRINT December 2016 [TOC]

Jay DeFeo

October 2016

In 1951, just after graduating from the University of California, Berkeley, and before settling into San Francisco’s vibrant Beat community—where her cohorts included Allen Ginsberg, Wallace Berman, and Bruce Conner—Jay DeFeo traveled to … READ ON

IN PRINT October 2016 [TOC]