Tag Archives: Paul Chan


When Failing Better Leads to Better Sex: Paul Chan’s Antithetical Erotic Vision

Earlier this year, various members of the press gathered on the fifth floor of the Guggenheim Museum in New York for the opening of a solo show for Paul Chan, the most recent recipient of the biennial Hugo Boss Prize, … Read More

Books Features
The New York Printed Matter Book Fair, 2014.COURTESY PRINTED MATTER

Bookish: On the Art World’s Publishing Boom

One morning last spring Julia Joern and Todd Bradway were sitting in a Manhattan townhouse discussing David Zwirner Books. The year-old enterprise is the latest addition to Zwirner’s fast-growing gallery, which now encompasses 80,000 square feet of space in New … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
The first three offerings from Paul Chan's New Lovers series.


9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

TUESDAY, MARCH 10Talk: Tim Hawkinson at the New York Public Library To celebrate the public launch of sculptor Tim Hawkinson’s digital catalogue raisonné via Artifex Press, the New York Public Library is hosting a three-way dialogue between Hawkinson, his editor Hannah Barton, … Read More

The cover for God I Don't Even Know Your Name, a Badlands new release. COURTESY BADLANDS

The Art of Cunning: Paul Chan on Erotica, Ancient Greek, and His New Work

Yesterday, Paul Chan opened his show at the Guggenheim Museum, “Nonprojections for New Lovers,” which follows his winning the museum’s Hugo Boss Prize. Best known for his work involving projections and shadows, his staging of Waiting for Godot in a … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Anicka Yi's exhibit, "You Can Call Me F," forthcoming at 
The Kitchen. 


9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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A SketchUp drawing for the series by Paul Chan.ALL IMAGES COURTESY BADLANDS UNLIMITED

Here’s a Preview of Lilith Wes’s Erotic Novella ‘We Love Lucy,’ Out in March on Badlands Unlimited [NSFW]

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Badlands Unlimited has been kind enough to share an excerpt of Lilith Wes’s forthcoming novella, We Love Lucy, which they are releasing next month as part of “New Lovers,” a new series “devoted to publishing new works … Read More

Badlands Unlimited reading list.

Badlands Unlimited Publishes Post-Ferguson Reading List

Today, Badlands Unlimited—the New York–based independent publisher founded by the artist Paul Chan and consisting of artists Ian Cheng, Micaela Durand, and Matthew So—released a reading list in the aftermath of the deaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, … Read More


Paul Chan at Schaulager

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In Mary Boone with Cube, 2010, the gallerist holds a block of the compressed trash in Squeeze, Mika Rottenberg's 2010 video.  COURTESY NICOLE KLAGSBRUN GALLERY, NEW YORK

Talking Trash

More and more artists are using trash not just as a material but also as a subject. Read More

John Wesley’s comic-book esthetic, as in Aer Lingus, 2002, appeals to younger artists. COURTESY FREDERICKS FREISER GALLERY, NEW YORK

What’s So Funny About Contemporary Art?

Artists are finding inspiration in gags, slapstick, clowns, comics, and stand-up comedy. The results are sometimes satirical, sometimes ludicrous, and sometimes ‘so funny you could cry’. Read More

Jockum Nordström’s 2 2 collage The Coachman uses traditional folk-art motifs, such as the tree of life and symmetrical patterns. COURTESY DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK

The New Visionaries

Contemporary artists are picking up where self-taught artists left off—with rough-hewn, unguarded styles some call faux naïve. Read More