Sarah Nicole Prickett

“Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology”

May 2016

Curated by Andrew Bolton Any great dress is wearable technology. It’s the product of technology, insofar as clothes that deserve to be expensive are manifestations of craft, art, and workmanship—of technē, as the Greeks denoted “cleverness … READ ON


Whatever Works

The opening of Alex Da Corte’s “Free Roses”at MASS MoCA


MORE NIGHTS THAN NOT THIS PAST WINTER, Amanda Bates, a bartender at Public in North Adams, Massachusetts, would see her favorite new customer, Alex Da Corte. He would walk in from the museum across the street, where he and his two assistants… READ ON


Sojourner Truth Parsons


April 2016

Strawberry-flavored Dippin’ Dots, Sobranie Slims, Himalayan salt lamps, the ombré hem of Gwen Stefani’s wedding dress, the drunk tank at Santa Clara County, carnations on Mother’s Day, orchids, a love stone, Cam’ron in mink, Sissy Spacek as… READ ON


Berlinde De Bruyckere

Hauser & Wirth | Chelsea

March 2016

Berlinde De Bruyckere is an artist whose work has made me cry in public. It’s remarkable when art makes you cry, unlike when you cry at a movie or listening to music, since hot tears are fine in the dark, yet unerotic and, at best, often … READ ON


Sarah Nicole Prickett

December 2015

AS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE gets bodied, the question on everybody’s tech vertical this year is: Should humans and robots have sex? The answer would seem to be no—obviously not. Thousands of years of earth’s history suggest that unless robots… READ ON

IN PRINT December 2015 [TOC]

Sue de Beer


September 2015

A major pleasure of reading is the stream of images that comes bidden into one’s head over the course of a book, produced by the exchange of one’s memory and the author’s imagination and occasionally syncing with, but always illuminating, … READ ON


Search Party

Sarah Nicole Prickett and Kaitlin Phillips at Agathe Snow’s Stamina

August 2015 NEW YORK

AT 6:37 AM on the taxi’s clock a week ago today, we went uptown to catch an off-hour of Agathe Snow’s Stamina. A twenty-four-hour video of a twenty-four-hour party in 2005, Stamina was being screened at another twenty-four-hour party, this … READ ON


Andrea Crespo


August 2015

In Andrea Crespo’s company, more than two is far from a crowd. The artist’s second solo show their first in New York is themed by “multiple systems”—the state of being one or two or six in a single body—but it’s less an expedition into … READ ON


Cheers (Drink To That)

Sarah Nicole Prickett on Mia Hansen-LÝve’s Eden

June 2015

IN MIA HANSEN-LØVE’S EDEN (2014), a story based on her brother Sven’s life as a DJ, communication often gets lost in “the mix of machines and voices” that, as another DJ says early on, make garage and house music special. The year is 1992; … READ ON


Mary Corse

Lehmann Maupin | Chelsea

June 2015

For the astrophile, it is a source of perpetual frustration that the moon looks like shit on an iPhone. For the moon, it is a source of power. The whitish stripes in Mary Corse’s minimal paintings, twelve of which comprise her second show at… READ ON