Articles by Maria Stenina

Sweet Tactility…

Sweet Tactility…

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video In my last post as your guest blogger, I want to indulge a bit and quickly acknowledge my …

Alen MacWeeney, Bernie, Cherry Orchard, gelatin silver print, dimensions variable, circa 1976, Courtesy of www.alenmacweeney.com

Photo? Art? History?

Photo? Art? History?

It hardly seems fair that in today’s world of the point-and-shoot dominated landscape, where a common tourist can not only take a professional photograph but adequately circulate it via the …

Premnath_Sreshta_a cage went in search of a bird 2009

A Cage Went in Search of a Bird…

A Cage Went in Search of a Bird…

“A cage went in search of a bird.” — The Zürau Aphorisms of Franz Kafka What is so frustrating, yet so sublimely pleasing about conceptual work? Is it the slight …

Alicia Ross, Motherboard_6 (A Chicken Waits for a Good Cock), cross-stitch on cotton, 72 x 41, 2008 Courtesy of the artist

Four Questions with Alicia Ross

Four Questions with Alicia Ross

This young artist’s Motherboard series features appropriated Internet porn—nubile women sprawl across large cotton panels, cross-stitched in silver and gold thread with digital precision…Witty videos filter sex scenes through those …

Ariana Page Russell, “Index”, C-print, 2005. Courtesy www.arianapagerussell.com

Dermatographia

Dermatographia

Hello Art:21 interweb world! I hope to do you justice with my musings and bits and pieces of contemporary art knick-knacks. I think as an artist and designer working today, …