Kapwani Kiwanga’s Archival Explorations
March 1, 2016
Dissecting information from archival documents and found footage is an inherent aspect of artist Kapwani Kiwanga’s practice—but not everything remains factual.
To Be Human
December 22, 2015
A Hungarian Jew forced to work in the crematories at Auschwitz-Birkenau as part of the Sonderkommando, the protagonist of László Nemes’s Cannes triumph Son of Saul exists at the very center of the Holocaust inferno.
Traveling with Toyin Ojih Odutola
December 20, 2015
“I always think of my work in terms of landscape, because it is plains, hills, and valleys, because you travel through it,” artist Toyin Ojih Odutola says.
July 28, 2015
Known as a DJ, producer, writer, musician, and historian, Jonathan Toubin is a multihypenate in every sense of the word.
The Pioneering Poet
April 22, 2015
If one theme connects Andrea Gibson’s poems, it is a recognition of our common humanity.
Discovery: Jack Garratt
April 19, 2015
Last week, British multi-instrumentalist, singer, and producer Jack Garratt released his latest EP, Synesthesiac (Interscope),a follow-up to his 2014 debut EP, Remnants.
A Fairytale Nightmare
April 14, 2015
“I don’t think of these as illustrations. I think of them as drawings that represent a story,” artist Natalie Frank says of her most recent body of work, which depicts the original, macabre tales of The Brothers Grimm.
Something within Nothing
March 16, 2015
In discovering his own “language of abstraction,” Fernando Mastrangelo has entered a new phase of his artistic career.
Lost in Time
March 11, 2015
Drawing references from classical masters such as Rembrandt, Delacroix, and Goya, contemporary Chinese artist Mao Yan creates portraits that could be lost in time.
Stripes Across the Decades
March 6, 2015
French artist Daniel Buren’s five-decade history is now condensed into five paintings on view at The 2015 Amory Show in New York.
What Nancy Rubins does with 20,000 Pounds of Metal
July 16, 2014
To artist Nancy Rubins, a hunk of trash isn’t the end–it’s a new chapter.