Articles by Emily Colucci

Martha Wilson, I Make Up the Image of My Perfection/I Make Up the Image of My Deformity 1974, color photograph, text (Courtesy of PPOW Gallery)

The Tipping Point Between Laughter And Crying: An Interview With Martha Wilson

The Tipping Point Between Laughter And Crying: An Interview With Martha Wilson

Emily Colucci talks to Martha Wilson about the evolution of her art, Wilson’s relationship to feminism, and the Culture Wars.

Kenny Scharf, Blablobs, 2012, oil on canvas (Courtesy of Honor Fraser Gallery)

You Can’t Plan Fun: An Interview With Kenny Scharf

You Can’t Plan Fun: An Interview With Kenny Scharf

Guest blogger Emily Colucci talks to artist Kenny Scharf about painting, process, the B-52s, and the art of “fun.”

Michael Alan, I done did my penance, 2012, everything on paper (Courtesy of Gasser Grunert Gallery)

Creating A Visual Language: The Art of Michael Alan

Creating A Visual Language: The Art of Michael Alan

Emily Colucci looks at the drawings, paintings and performances of Michael Alan, whose unique sense of line joins his multitude of works together.

Hunter Reynolds, Mummification Performance from the Downtown Arts Festival, 2000 (Courtesy of PPOW Gallery)

Playing with People’s Boundaries: An Interview with Hunter Reynolds

Playing with People’s Boundaries: An Interview with Hunter Reynolds

An interview with Hunter Reynolds about the preservation and documentation of performance art and the ability of art-making to deal with emotional and physical pain.

David Wojnarowicz, "A Fire In My Belly" screenshot, 1986-7, video (Courtesy PPOW Gallery)

Flash Points

All I Can Feel Is the Pressure and the Need For Release

Flash Points

All I Can Feel Is the Pressure and the Need For Release

  Perhaps ignorantly thinking that the culture wars related to David Wojnarowicz were over, I originally intended to reflect on the long-term effects of A Fire In My Belly (1986-7) in HIDE/SEEK: Difference …