COLUMNS

  • PRINT November 2011

    Amalia Pica

    Born in Argentina, Amalia Pica is a London-based artist. Her work was recently on view in “ILLUMInations” at the Fifty-Fourth Venice Biennale and has been selected for the New Museum’s “Generational” triennial, which opens in New York in 2012. She is currently engaged in a yearlong off-site project for London’s Chisenhale Gallery.

  • PRINT October 2011

    Patti Smith

    Artist, poet, singer, and songwriter Patti Smith lives and works in New York. Last year she published Just Kids, a memoir chronicling her friendship with Robert Mapplethorpe and their pursuit of art and music in New York City, which won the 2010 National Book Award for nonfiction. Currently drafting the screenplay adaptation of Just Kids and recording a new album with her band, Smith opens an exhibition of her photo-based works, “Camera Solo,” at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut, on October 21. PHOTO: EDWARD MAPPLETHORPE, 2007.

  • PRINT September 2011

    Chandler Burr

    Curator of the newly established Department of Olfactory Art at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, Chandler Burr is the author of the novel You or Someone Like You (Ecco, 2009) and the former scent critic for the New York Times.

  • PRINT Summer 2011

    Leilah Weinraub

    Born and raised in Los Angeles, Leilah Weinraub is a film director currently based in New York, where she recently performed IDEAS: PRESENT THEM, a lecture series about independent inventors. Her feature-length documentary SHAKEDOWN is scheduled to premiere in 2012.

  • PRINT May 2011

    Hilary Lloyd

    An artist based in London, Hilary Lloyd has recently had solo shows at Raven Row, London, and Le Consortium, Dijon, France. Last month, an exhibition of her new work opened at Artists Space in New York.

  • PRINT April 2011

    Christian von Borries

    Berlin-based conductor and composer Christian von Borries is also a creator of site-specific projects. His work has been commissioned by Documenta 12, Kunstfest Weimar, the Lucerne Festival, and the Volksbühne Berlin; in 2002, he cofounded the record label Masse und Macht; and last year, he produced his first film, The Dubai in Me. This month, he will present Global Design, a multimedia orchestral work staged on a cargo ship in Hamburg’s Free Harbor.

  • PRINT March 2011

    Ashley Bickerton

    Ashley Bickerton is an artist who lives and works in Bali. Previously based in New York, he showed at Sonnabend Gallery and various East Village spaces throughout the 1980s, and was included in the “Aperto” section of the 44th Venice Biennale (1990). In May, Bickerton will exhibit new paintings at Lehmann Maupin gallery in New York; a major monograph on his work is forthcoming this spring from Other Criteria.

  • PRINT February 2011

    Susan Cianciolo

    Susan Cianciolo is an artist and fashion designer who lives and works in New York. Since the early 1990s she has been collaborating with friends and other artists on projects such as her Run clothing label (1995–2001), Run Restaurant at New York’s former Alleged Gallery, and The Lilac Spaceship Fanzine. This month during New York Fashion Week, Cianciolo will launch her new ready-to-wear line, SC3, as well as a special couture collection featuring textile collaborations with Hinaya and Akira Minagawa.

  • PRINT January 2011

    Amy Yao

    Amy Yao is an artist based in New York and Phoenix and a former member of the ’90s teen punk band Emilys Sassy Lime (ESL). Included in MoMA PS1’s “Greater New York” 2010, she staged a solo show in December at New Jerseyy in Basel and is currently working on projects for JF+Sons and New York’s Audio Visual Arts that will take place this spring.

  • PRINT November 2010

    Christian Holstad

    Christian Holstad is an artist based in New York. He is currently preparing a body of work made from melted plastic, which will be presented in 2011 at an as-yet-undetermined location in Manhattan.

  • PRINT October 2010

    Ed Halter

    Ed Halter, one of the founders and directors of Light Industry in Brooklyn, teaches in the Department of Film and Electronic Arts at Bard College, in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, and has recently organized film programs for Artists Space in SoHo and for MoMA PS1’s quinquennial survey “Greater New York,” which remains on view through October 18. His writing has appeared in numerous publications, including Afterall, The Believer, Rhizome, and the Village Voice, and he is currently working on a critical history of contemporary experimental cinema, supported by a Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation

  • PRINT September 2010

    Michael Rother

    German guitarist Michael Rother broke from the experimental electronic band Kraftwerk in 1971, along with with the late drummer Klaus Dinger, to form NEU! The influential Krautrock duo’s four LPs, recorded between 1971 and 1986, were recently rereleased by Grönland Records in a five-disc vinyl box set. This fall, Rother, Sonic Youth drummer Steve Shelley, and Tall Firs guitarist Aaron Mullan are touring together as Hallogallo 2010, playing the music of NEU! in select cities across the US and Europe. Photo: Hadley Hudson.