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Gregory Volk

Stan Douglas

History and place have long been muses for Canadian artist Stan Douglas, whose peripatetic, time-traveling work includes film, video, photography and installations. 

Ingrid Calame

Ingrid Calame's luscious, seemingly abstract paintings and drawings incorporate tracings of gritty urban surfaces made on-site, among them graffiti and stains around the Los Angeles River, tire trac…

Ragnar Kjartansson

Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson's nine-screen installation The Visitors (2012) is a pop-music video in extremis, breaking every protocol for the genre.

Olafur Eliasson

With its stark beauty, raw geologic power and captivating natural phenomena, Iceland has long been both subject and muse for Olafur Eliasson, whose parents are Icelandic, although he was born and rais…

Susan Philipsz

Franz Schreker (1878-1934), the Austrian composer, conductor, professor and director of the Musikhochschule in Berlin, was a major cultural figure in the pre-Nazi era.

Richard Tuttle

In her catalogue essay accompanying Richard Tuttle's 2005 exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, curator Madeleine Grynsztejn locates Tuttle, with his spare works, simple materials an…

Expanded Poetry with Tan Lin

Last week, a standing room-only crowd experienced a delightfully idiosyncratic poetry reading by poet, author and video artist Tan Lin. He didn't recite the texts—combinations of composed lines, bib