Category Archives: art

unpacking my library – all of it

Process and art—the two are unavoidably interwined in instances that show traces of the artist and the time it took him or her to complete a lengthy and nuanced project—think about Eva Hesse’s willowy and bent fiberglass sculptures that now … Continue reading

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it's a long one

Marianne Boesky, Yellow and gold ghosthead guide that will bring you to the Ghosthead god, you can only visualize the guide when you have entered a Monsterhead, and you will first have to be serene enough to be able to … Continue reading

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violence

“In other words, the very fact of incessant ‘rewriting of the past’ attests to the presence of a certain gap, to the efficacy of a certain traumatic, foreign kernel that the system is trying to reintegrate ‘after the fact.’”

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the body as the entire world

Joanna Newsom’s February 2010 release on Drag City Records, Have One on Me, is no longer new news, but given the length of the album—its 18 tracks clock in at two hours—it requires a long, simmering listen. The album’s widespread … Continue reading

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ART PAPERS excerpts

Excerpts from exhibition reviews of the Soap Factory and Midway Contemporary Art in the May/June 2010 issue of ART PAPERS (At the time, I must have been preoccupied with fragility, performance, and fantasy.): Language feels awkward, an ill-formed means of transcendence … Continue reading

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on writing

Usually, I hesitate to say that art writing has rules, but there are some glaring mistakes that should be avoided or else your writing will, at the very least, lack conceptual heft and make you seem unaccustomed to writing about … Continue reading

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