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Jessica Cheung, Self Portrait, from the Umbrella Revolution series, 2014, unfinished.
Statement of artist protester Jessica Cheung and comment by David Cohen ...
 
George Trakas, Times Plaza Tree, 2011. Pencil on vellum, 8.5 x 11 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
The renowned site-specific sculptor has been facing delays in the completion of his recent project at Atlantic Station. ...
 
George Sugarman, Yellow and White, 1967. Oil on Wood, in two parts, 25-1/2 x 35-1/2 x 27-1/2 each. © Estate of George Sugarman, courtesy Gary Snyder Gallery, New York
“Irving Sandler: Out of Tenth Street and Into the 1960s” is at Loretta Howard Gallery ...
 


Darren Jones, Anagrams for Gay Life, 2014. Text and photographic image, 18 x 13 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Aural Sex: Kate Bush, Word Play and Towering Old Erections


Artist and artcritical contributor Darren Jones opens his browser and gives us a peek.


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For All Digital Futures


The latest in artcritical’s BOOKMARKED series offers an account of the displacement of photography through Robert Burley’s archival website


Protesters staging a die-in in the Chesterfield Mall, Chesterfield, MO. By Jeff Roberson/AP.

The Critic as Activist: Thoughts on Race, Voice, and Agency in the Art World


How does the role of the critic address social justice?


Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina. Photo: Celeste Sloman © 2014

Pussy Riot at PS1: A Report and Some Reflections


Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, with Petya Verzilov, were interviewed by Klaus Biesenbach


Stuart Shils, Photograph, 2014. Courtesy of Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects

Painting by Other Means: The Photography of Stuart Shils


Essay from his book launching at Steven Harvey tonight


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The Body Manifest: Steve Locke on Robert Gober


Steve Locke discusses Gober’s use of formal and conceptual metaphor to visualize bodily suffering.


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Nixed Metaphors: Lee Ann Norman on Robert Gober


Norman addresses the contradictions and occlusions of Gober’s representations of sex and race.


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Pictorial Baggage: Dennis Kardon on Robert Gober


Dennis Kardon unpacks the cultural contexts of Gober and his personal history.


Gianfranco Zappettini, Surface analytical n. 244, 1973. Acrylic on canvas and powdered quartz, 80 x 80 cm. © Gianfranco Zappettini.

The Zombies: Contemporary Abstraction and Its Critics


Do the recent conversations about abstract painting miss the point?


Photogram by alpert+kahn from their series, Dda. Courtesy of the Artists

Dda: A collaboration between Michael Heller and alpert+kahn


Poetry for Art returns to artcritical