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Daido Moriyama on his art

Daido Moriyama is a Japanese photographer who uses a compact camera, nothing fancy, nothing expensive. He just takes lots of photos. This studio visit by the Tate Modern, where he is currently exhibiting alongside William Klein, is great. In itmore…

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Art Is… The Permanent Revolution: A Review

Glancing up from an intricate work-in-progress to level with the camera, etcher Sigmund Abeles says that the best part of being an artist is being able to choose your own ancestors. He proceeds to name a few of his adoptedmore…

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Melissa Loop

Melissa Loop’s paintings are truly eye candy. Vibrant, saccharin colors saturate the landscapes. Abstract shapes pop and drip. Conceptually, Loop explores the impossibility of utopia as a jumping off point for her paintings. She references highly stylized imagery of placesmore…

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Sam Hoolihan

Sam Hoolihan is a visual artist and musician living in Minneapolis. He recently received his MFA degree in Photography from the University of Minnesota. Currently, Sam is focusing on super 8 filmmaking, photo-based book arts, and historical photo processes. Katemore…

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Maura Kelly Doyle

Kate Casanova: Your practice follows the language of conceptual contemporary art. I’m interested in the relationship of intuition within a conceptual practice. How does it play a role in making for you? It’s sort of a “chicken or the egg”more…


ArtBurn: Again (Art for Art’s Sake, or Art for Our Sake?)

by Charles Greene Welcome, O Life, I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience… to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated consciousness of my race ~ James Joyce, Portrait of the Artist asmore…


A Conversation Had Due To Lack of Funds (A Response to RoofTop Dance, July)

by Anna Marie Shogren People talk and people bitch. Performance work is fleeting, reviews decide the audience’s memory, intangible mediums find less attention, a written review can help preserve the work or offer longevity, reviews are not documentation but amore…


Literary and Arts Events in New York This Week

05.02 Head over to PS1 today to catch the final day of Maya Deren’s brilliant short film “At Land.” Or if Long Island City isn’t on your map you can go to McNally Jackson for the launch party and readingmore…

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Jess Hirsch

Like many contemporary artists working today, the artistic practice of Jess Hirch is a hybrid of many disciplines: drawing, sculpture, installation, performance. She embraces banal materials, often found in homes and thrift stores, giving them new life and meaning inmore…

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Kirk Demerais

You might have seen Kirk Demarais’ work on your birthday card, at the toy store, or in the book Life of the Party: A Visual History of S.S. Adams Company, Makers of Pranks and Magic. He is a painter, filmmaker,more…


Artburn: On (not) Becoming an Artist

by Charles Greene From time to time the idea occurs to me that I should become an artist. After all, I did study art at a fully accredited institution of higher education under the instruction of respected professors who weremore…

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