Tag Archives: Gordon Matta-Clark


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The Living Dead: Why Are Curators Putting Deceased Artists in Contemporary Art Shows?

The peculiar appearance of Forrest Bess, the “pseudo-hermaphrodite” painter, at the 2012 Whitney Biennial still stands out in my memory. The eleven paintings were vivid and haunting, and his story of genital self-surgery, with accompanying photo-documentation, was even harder to … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Gordon Matta-Clark, Tree Forms, 1971, pencil, ink, and marker on paper.

 COURTESY THE ESTATE OF GORDON MATTA-CLARK AND DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK/LONDON

‘Gordon Matta-Clark: Energy & Abstraction’ at David Zwirner

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday Read More


News
A rendering of Cameron Hockenson's Migration. COURTESY THE 5X5 PROJECT

‘The 5 x 5 Project’ Plants Sculptures All Around D.C.

Washington, D.C., is soon to become a city of “Nonuments.” No, that’s not a typo. It’s the name of a temporary sculpture show being organized as part of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities’ (DCCAH) “5×5 Project,” featuring five curators, each overseeing … Read More


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Dealer, Actress, Pop Icon: Homage to Holly Solomon

A new Chelsea exhibition celebrates the achievements and all-around fabulousness of the art-world superstar Read More


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Smithson Trumps Snooki: New Jersey is State of the Art

Princeton gives Jersey its props, MoMA’s Capital Exchange program drops, Cleveland rocks a mega-multi-touch-screen, and more museum news Read More


Profiles
The human-powered Resistance, 2009, pointed toward the glowing doorways of Death Row, 2006–2009, at the 2009 Venice Biennale. On the floor, Bed, 2009.

Man of Refraction

Using light, mirrors, and neon and with a sensibility at once political and poetic, Iván Navarro creates glowing gateways of endless space Read More


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That Seventies Sensibility

A wave of exhibitions shows how the open-ended, experimental, hardscrabble, less cynical esthetic of the ’70s is appealing to artists and curators Read More


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Turning Over a New Leaf

Inspired by the ecological crisis, artists are seeking to connect with nature on a personal level—listening to glaciers, talking to plants, or taking biospheres for a walk. Read More