Tag Archives: 1993 Whitney Biennial


Artists Retrospective
Glenn Ligon
Live, 2014, seven channel video. Installation view at Regen Projects, Los Angeles, 2015. ©GLENN LIGON/COURTESY THE ARTIST, LUHRING AUGUSTINE, NEW YORK, AND REGEN PROJECTS, LOS ANGELES/PHOTO: JOSHUA WHITE

The Writing on the Wall: Glenn Ligon on Borrowing Text to Expose American Racism, in 2011

Below, in honor of Glenn Ligon’s show at Luhring Augustine’s Bushwick space, which opens today, is Hilarie M. Sheets’s profile of Ligon from ARTnews’s April 2011 issue. (A second show of Ligon’s work opens at the gallery’s Chelsea space in … Read More


Features
Installation view of “Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963–2010” at MoMA, which did not use wall texts. COURTESY MOMA

Wall Talk: Do We Even Need Museum Wall Labels?

There was a time when the labels and texts in museum shows were matter-of-fact explanations—the artist, title, date, medium, and then a few informative words from the curator. But as exhibitions have become more extravagant, provocative, and controversial, attended by … Read More


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The Art of the Curious Nineties

The decade is back big-time—but whose ’90s is it, anyway? Read More


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Uniqlo’s New MoMA T-Shirts Are Most Subversive Ones Yet

Radical chic for $19.90 and up: the Daniel Joseph Martinez line Read More


Books Reviews
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The Exhibitions That Changed Art History

For his newest book, Bruce Altshuler selects the 25 most influential art shows from the last 40 years Read More