The UnlearningBy Tatiane Schilaro
A New York-based Brazilian writer considers her country’s unrest through the work of performance artist Paulo Bruscky.
Sight LinesAlex Zafiris Interviews Milton Glaser
The iconic graphic designer on personal responsibility, the dangers of corporate branding, and the power of art to bridge social divides.
Number 7, a Slice of HeavenBy Alex Zafiris
In Bowls Balls Souls Holes, artist Mika Rottenberg imagines the hidden machinations of luck.
Life/WorkOpen Engagement 2014, May 16-18
A conversation with keynote presenters J. Morgan Puett and Mierle Laderman Ukeles.
Death in the Opposite HouseBy Kathleen Massara
David Armstrong inaugurates Casa de Costa’s new East 61st Street location with an immersive mix of sculpture and photography.
A Gentleman’s WarAshley James interviews Madeleine Hunt Ehrlich
In the fields of Brooklyn’s Jamaica Bay, a documentarian explores the transnational landscape of the sport of cricket.
Shooting FilmBy Charlotta Kotik
In Not Afraid of Film Anymore, Czech artist Tomáš Svoboda examines how we have become calm observers of modern horror.
Effacing MemoryBy Anila Rubiku
The artist defaces dictators who amassed illegitimate power, and works of art.
Forts and FugitivesBy Veronica Kavass
On the artistic transformation of a Nashville neighborhood.
FreestyleLaura Blereau interviews Rashaad Newsome
The artist’s video productions and photo collages merge dance, animation, street culture, painting, and turntablism.
The OffenceBy Karolina Breguła
An excerpt from Karolina Breguła’s short film about a Hungarian town’s fear of modernity.
Dancing With the Machine: Studio Visit With Jonah BokaerBy Johanna Sluiter
Jonah Bokaer’s immersive performances explore relationships between technology and the body.
Blacked Out in UkraineLarissa Babij in conversation with Nikita Kadan
The artist and curator talk censorship in the arts and Ukraine’s crackdown.
Richard: The Readymade Made AvailableBy Eriola Pira
A catalog of objects, ideas, and image, Richard revisits the readymade and its emancipatory potential.
Let’s Get to Know Each Other:
By Samuel Jablon
Studio Visit With Einat Amir
Jerusalem-born artist Einat Amir creates environments for strangers to interact.
Art is a ProblemBy Joshua Decter
Joshua Decter grapples with art’s inherent contradictions; the Los Angeles race riots; and a contemporary artist’s social allegories in response to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Art is a Problem.
More Problems?Chelsea Haines interviews Joshua Decter
Joshua Decter on the intersection of doubt and commitment in art.
Other Peoples’ Objects:
By Chelsea Haines
Studio Visit With Cheon pyo Lee
Cheon pyo Lee charts the idiosyncratic nature of value.
Between You and MeBy Chelsea Haines
Can the art world embrace straight talk, or is it doomed to sound liked poorly translated French?
YoutopiaBy Danial Nord
Youtopia is part of Presented Without Interruption, a monthly video series curated by Guernica‘s art editors.
Brothers in ArtsArtwork by the Gao Brothers
Evading Chinese censorship, the Gao Brothers challenge authority through sculpture, painting, performance, and photography.
Edward Burtynsky’s WaterBy Eriola Pira
The landscape of human impact.
Particulate MatterBy Jake Longstreth
Artwork as a form of environmental criticism.
Two RiversGlenna Gordon interviews Carolyn Drake, with text by Elif Batuman
The photographer’s new book defies borders and conventions in central Asia.
A Re-Imagined PalestineHaniya Rae interviews Larissa Sansour
Larissa Sansour explores the Palestinian condition by using science fiction in her films and photography.
AssemblyBy Glenna Gordon, with photographs by Andrea Stern
Performance as Play: Children Pursuing Their Calling.
Bringing Up SunnyText by Anne Ishii, images by Taiyo Matsumoto
A champion for the bildungsroman publishes his first confessional novel based on his childhood.
What RemainsPhotography by Cihad Caner, text by Glenna Gordon
In Syria, a photographer captures his subjects’ pleas for normal life against the backdrop of the war-weary landscape.
Vipralambha (Union Through Separation)By Simon Coates and Zahra Jewanjee
Two Dubai-based artists explore a history of political and social tension through border-crossing sounds.
Mapping MarginalityBy Denis Wood
The radical geographer explores the hidden, unmapped stories of his neighborhood in Raleigh, North Carolina.