Layers of Truth

Alex Zafiris interviews David Unger and Anne Gilman
August 2014

The novelist and visual artist discuss their collaborative work “The Mastermind y lo contrario.”

Scenes From a Contemporary Arab World

Haniya Rae interviews Massimiliano Gioni
August 2014

The curator on the New Museum exhibition Here and Elsewhere.

The Unlearning

By Tatiane Schilaro
July 2014

A New York-based Brazilian writer considers her country’s unrest through the work of performance artist Paulo Bruscky.

Sight Lines

Alex Zafiris Interviews Milton Glaser
June 2014

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 Heaven

By Alex Zafiris
June 2014

In Bowls Balls Souls Holes, artist Mika Rottenberg imagines the hidden machinations of luck.

Life/Work

Open Engagement 2014, May 16-18
May 2014

A conversation with keynote presenters J. Morgan Puett and Mierle Laderman Ukeles.

Death in the Opposite House

By Kathleen Massara
May 2014

David Armstrong inaugurates Casa de Costa’s new East 61st Street location with an immersive mix of sculpture and photography.

A Gentleman’s War

Ashley James interviews Madeleine Hunt Ehrlich
April 2014

In the fields of Brooklyn’s Jamaica Bay, a documentarian explores the transnational landscape of the sport of cricket.

Shooting Film

By Charlotta Kotik
April 2014

In Not Afraid of Film Anymore, Czech artist Tomáš Svoboda examines how we have become calm observers of modern horror.

Effacing Memory

By Anila Rubiku
April 2014

The artist defaces dictators who amassed illegitimate power, and works of art.

Forts and Fugitives

By Veronica Kavass
March 2014

On the artistic transformation of a Nashville neighborhood.

Freestyle

Laura Blereau interviews Rashaad Newsome
March 2014

The artist’s video productions and photo collages merge dance, animation, street culture, painting, and turntablism.

The Offence

By Karolina Breguła
March 2014

An excerpt from Karolina Breguła’s short film about a Hungarian town’s fear of modernity.

Dancing With the Machine: Studio Visit With Jonah Bokaer

By Johanna Sluiter
February 2014

Jonah Bokaer’s immersive performances explore relationships between technology and the body.

Blacked Out in Ukraine

Larissa Babij in conversation with Nikita Kadan
February 2014

The artist and curator talk censorship in the arts and Ukraine’s crackdown.

Richard: The Readymade Made Available

By Eriola Pira
January 2014

A catalog of objects, ideas, and image, Richard revisits the readymade and its emancipatory potential.

Let’s Get to Know Each Other:
Studio Visit With Einat Amir

By Samuel Jablon
January 2014

Jerusalem-born artist Einat Amir creates environments for strangers to interact.

Art is a Problem

By Joshua Decter
December 2013

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
December 2013

Joshua Decter on the intersection of doubt and commitment in art.

Other Peoples’ Objects:
Studio Visit With Cheon pyo Lee

By Chelsea Haines
December 2013

Cheon pyo Lee charts the idiosyncratic nature of value.

Between You and Me

By Chelsea Haines
December 2013

Can the art world embrace straight talk, or is it doomed to sound liked poorly translated French?

Youtopia

By Danial Nord
December 2013

Youtopia is part of Presented Without Interruption, a monthly video series curated by Guernica‘s art editors.

Brothers in Arts

Artwork by the Gao Brothers
November 2013

Evading Chinese censorship, the Gao Brothers challenge authority through sculpture, painting, performance, and photography.

Edward Burtynsky’s Water

By Eriola Pira
November 2013

The landscape of human impact.

Particulate Matter

By Jake Longstreth
October 2013

Artwork as a form of environmental criticism.

Two Rivers

Glenna Gordon interviews Carolyn Drake, with text by Elif Batuman
October 2013

The photographer’s new book defies borders and conventions in central Asia.

A Re-Imagined Palestine

Haniya Rae interviews Larissa Sansour
September 2013

Larissa Sansour explores the Palestinian condition by using science fiction in her films and photography.

Assembly

By Glenna Gordon, with photographs by Andrea Stern
September 2013

Performance as Play: Children Pursuing Their Calling.

Bringing Up Sunny

Text by Anne Ishii, images by Taiyo Matsumoto
August 2013

A champion for the bildungsroman publishes his first confessional novel based on his childhood.

What Remains

Photography by Cihad Caner, text by Glenna Gordon
August 2013

In Syria, a photographer captures his subjects’ pleas for normal life against the backdrop of the war-weary landscape.

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