The Self-Portraits of Samuel FossoBy Emmanuel Iduma
Examining identity through costume, impersonation, and performance.
The Darling DuckBy Dorothy Iannone
One of many recipes inspired by centuries of yearning for the eternal duck.
Choosing Their HistoriesCynthia Cruz interviews Katy Siegel
The curator discusses her preference for non-linear perspectives and truly independent thinkers.
How Small It Actually IsAlex Zafiris interviews Ben Davis
American Empires: The art critic and activist discusses the power structures of the art empire.
Birds in FlightBy Kathleen Massara
In NEGROGOTHIC: A Manifesto, The Aesthetics of M. Lamar, the artist re-envisions historical narratives to break open the present.
Outlaw’s TerritoryBy Rebecca Bengal
Disregarding Hunter S. Thompson’s advice, Danny Lyon set off to “record and glorify the life of the American bikerider.”
Layers of TruthAlex Zafiris interviews David Unger and Anne Gilman
The novelist and visual artist discuss their collaborative work “The Mastermind y lo contrario.”
Scenes From a Contemporary Arab WorldHaniya Rae interviews Massimiliano Gioni
The curator on the New Museum exhibition Here and Elsewhere.
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.