Articles by Daniel Quiles

The west wall of Caseros Prison two months after Wulsin completed his onsite work.

Interview with Seth Wulsin

Interview with Seth Wulsin

This is the second of three posts by Daniel Quiles that are loosely based around contemporary art from/in Latin America. — Ed. Born in 1981 in Spring Valley, New York, …

Margarita Paksa, 1974.

What I Did On My Summer Vacation

What I Did On My Summer Vacation

I am happy to once again be blogging for Art21. This is the first of three posts loosely based around contemporary art from/in Latin America. Living in a city other …

Photograph of President Obama's inauguration by Doug Mills/The New York Times.

Flash Points

Obama Special, Part 2

Flash Points

Obama Special, Part 2

This continues my previous post about the laptop DJ/performance artist Girl Talk, in which I situate him in a lineage of intersections between art and music and suggest a link …

Lize Mogel, Mappa Mundi, digital print, 2008. Courtesy Melville House.

Flash Points

International Geographic: Interview with Nato Thompson

Flash Points

International Geographic: Interview with Nato Thompson

* Revised February 4, 2009. Lize Mogel, Mappa Mundi, digital print, 2008. Courtesy Melville House and iCI. Melville House and iCI recently co-published the exhibition catalogue for Experimental Geography, an …

Ana Blohm, West 171st, photograph, 2008.

Artiste Avec Des Frontières

Artiste Avec Des Frontières

On February 5, the New York University Hospital Library will host Interior Life, an exhibition of Ana Blohm’s photographs. They consist of geometrically organized shots of spare interiors, typically with …

Time Magazine, Barack Obama cover

Flash Points

Obama Special, Part 1

Flash Points

Obama Special, Part 1

What follows is just a bit late for the inauguration, which is appropriate. It is essentially old news. Let’s start with the “Flash Points” question of the week: how can …

Julian Faulhaber, Tankstelle [Gas Station], Chromogenic print, 2008, courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Back to “reality”

Back to “reality”

Reality Check: Truth and Illusion in Contemporary Photography, curated by Mia Fineman, is currently on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, where it seems intended to …

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Hello

Hello

Hello everyone. I’m writing on an enormously significant day not only for United States governance and politics, but for its future cultural production as well. It is no great leap …