Posts from May, 2008

May 2008: R.C. Baker, Carly Berwick, and Peter Plagens with moderator David Cohen


2008 Whitney Biennial


Art Power by Boris Groys


Using few footnotes, this collection of Boris Groys’s essays offers a compulsively original account of contemporary art and the political systems that support it. Educated in the former USSR, now a professor in Germany who also teaches at NYU, he brings to contemporary art theory a highly original perspective. Groys discusses fundamental topics: the nature…