Author Archives: Ali Pechman

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Deciphering the Poetic Jabber of Tony Oursler’s Talking Heads

A new book on Oursler’s video installations reveals the artist’s interest in the language of magic, sci-fi, and the occult Read More

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Painter Brings New Meaning to the Word ‘Blah’

Mel Bochner, former Jewish Museum guard, returns in triumph with a survey of his word-based art Read More

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New Film Shows Hunter Thompson and Ralph Steadman on Wild and Crazy Ride

The documentary ‘No Good Reason’ centers on the art and adventures of Ralph Steadman (and his gonzo journalist traveling buddy) Read More

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The Art World’s Game of Drones

Drones are turning up in museums and galleries as objects of fascination and critique Read More

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Some Like It Haute: Gaultier in the Galleries

An exhibition spotlights the ways Jean Paul Gaultier’s cutting-edge fashion has intersected with the contemporary art of his time
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Plate two of Ellsworth Kelly’s 1992 portfolio “The Mallarmé Suite.”
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Words with Friends: Artist-Poet Pairings

Picasso, Ashbery, Rivers, Johns, Motherwell, Alberti and more in “The Artist and the Poet” at the Art Institute of Chicago Read More

Heide Hatry, Spisulae solidissimae sculptiles, pars conchae luteae, New York, NY, 2011, silver halide print. COURTESY OF THE ARTIST AND STUX GALLERY, NYC.
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The Offal Truth: Flowers That Trick the Eye

Heide Hatry’s hairy, scary, florals Read More

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Drawn to Scale: The Fish in Art

A new book tracks images of cod, salmon, eels and more from ancient Egypt to the present Read More