Articles by Nicole J. Caruth

Herbert Bayer, "Grow It Yourself: Plant a Farm Garden Now, New York NY," ca. 1941-43. Silkscreen on board, WPA War Services. Courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, WPA Poster Collection.

Gastro-Vision

Gastro-Vision: Aesthetics of Urban Farming, Part I

Gastro-Vision

Gastro-Vision: Aesthetics of Urban Farming, Part I

Gastro-Vision is a new monthly column dedicated to all things food. It probably goes without saying that depictions of food in art are as old as art itself. Since the …

Saya Woolfalk, A Ritual of the Empathics, 2009. Courtesy of the artist.

Flash Points

A Look Into the Future with Saya Woolfalk

Flash Points

A Look Into the Future with Saya Woolfalk

Saya Woolfalk, “No Place: A Ritual of the Empathics,” 2009. Courtesy of the artist. This November, New York City will once again be abuzz with PERFORMA, the sprawling biennial dedicated …

Mary Heilmann, "Two Lane Backtop", 2009 (below) and Tony Oursler, "Five Take Radius", 2009 (above). Courtesy of AIR, Art International Radio.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Site-specific installations by Mary Heilmann (Season 5), Tony Oursler, Todd Eberle, and Sabina Streeter are currently on view at the Clocktower Gallery in Manhattan. This is the first group of …

William Pope.L, Sketch for "Yard Reinvention" at Hauser & Wirth New York, 2009. Ink on paper. Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth. © William Pope.L

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

On September 23, Hauser & Wirth will open its first gallery in the United States with a reinvention of Allan Kaprow’s 1961 environment Yard by artist William Pope.L. Described as …

Pepón Osorio, "Lolo", 2008. Pin, digital image, plexiglas and slippers, 8 x 12 x 13 in. Photo: Catherine Serrano. Courtesy Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Works by Art21 artists Pepón Osario (Season 1) and Eleanor Antin (Season 2) are currently on view in the exhibition Black&WhiteWorks at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. The show includes painting, …

Pipilotti Rist, "Open My Glade", 2000. Courtesy UNstudio. Photo: © Katrien Franken.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Curators Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos/UNstudio have invited 12 artists to exhibit work at Fort Asperen, a 19th century defense tower in the Netherlands. “Retreat” is the central theme …

A teaser image for the "Blood of Two: Matthew Barney and Elizabeth Peyton" exhibition. Courtesy of Deste Foundation.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Matthew Barney (Season 2) and Elizabeth Peyton have collaborated on a site-specific installation for the Deste Foundation in Hydra, Greece. Blood of Two is on view through September 30 in …

Bruce Nauman, "One Hundred Live and Die", 1984. Neon tubing mounted on four metal monoliths. Collection of Fukake Publishing Co., Ltd., Naoshima Contemporary Art Museum, Kagawa, Japan Courtesy Sperone Westwater, New York, © Bruce Nauman/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Bruce Nauman (Season 1) has won the Golden Lion award for Best National Participation at the 2009 Venice Biennale. Visit the Daily Best Media Gallery to see images of his …

Martin Puryear, "Untitled I", 2002. Aquatint etching. Ed: 40. Courtesy of Barbara Krakow.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

The Cincinnati Art Museum has announced an exhibition of prints by Season 2 artist Martin Puryear. The show is scheduled to open December 2009.   Barbara Kruger (Season 1) is …

Eleanor Antin, "The King" 1972. Video (black and white, silent), TRT: 52 min. Courtesy of Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York.

Don’t Miss: Eleanor Antin at the Drawing Center

Don’t Miss: Eleanor Antin at the Drawing Center

If you missed Eleanor Antin (Season 2) at Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) last night, you can catch her at the Drawing Center this evening. Antin will be reading from her memoir entitled, Conversations …

"Having Fun at the Museum," Uploaded to Flickr by katie killary on April 6, 2009.

Flash Points

What Goes Down Must Come Up: Talking with Arnold Lehman of the Brooklyn Museum

Flash Points

What Goes Down Must Come Up: Talking with Arnold Lehman of the Brooklyn Museum

As the recession continues, reports of shrunken endowments, budget cuts, salary reductions, and layoffs pierce the headlines of museum news. The Brooklyn Museum is one of the most recent institutions …

Jessica Stockholder, "Flooded Chamber Maid", 2009. Madison Square Park, New York, NY. Courtesy of Mitchell, Innes & Nash.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Jessica Stockholder (Season 3) has completed her first outdoor installation in the United States. Flooded Chambers Maid is a site-specific multimedia installation on and around the Oval Lawn at Madison Square Park in …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Vernissage TV takes a close look at Let the Priests Tremble…(1998/2008), a large hand-printed wall installation by Season 4 artist Nancy Spero. The piece was included in Spero’s retrospective at the Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo in Sevilla, …

Catherine Sullivan, "Triangle of Need," 2007. Multi-channel video installation. Collection of Miami Art Museum, Gift of Ella Fontanals-Cisneros.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

The Miami Art Museum recently acquired Triangle of Need, a video installation by Catherine Sullivan (Season 4). Her piece is on view at the museum through October 11. A full room installation …

Collier Schorr, "There I Was (CS, CS)," 2007. Pencil on paper. Courtesy of 303 Gallery, New York.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

From 6 to 8pm tomorrow, Season 2 artist Collier Schorr will sign copies of her book There I Was at Dashwood Books in New York. Silent Writing, an exhibition of works by Barbara Kruger (Season 1), Jenny Holzer (Season 4) and …

Alfredo Jaar, "The Sound of Silence", 2006. Installation with wood, aluminum, fluorescent lights, strobe lights and video projection. Duration of projection: 8 minutes. Software design by Ravi Rajan. Installation view at Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts Lausanne, Switzerland, 2007.

This Week’s Roundup

This Week’s Roundup

What’s happening now: The Sound of Silence, an exhibition of works by Alfredo Jaar (Season 4), is on view at Galerie Lelong in New York through May 2. Visitors are invited …

Barbara Kruger, "Plenty",

Women in the City – One Year Later

Women in the City – One Year Later

Last year, gallerist Emi Fontana curated Women in the City, a public art exhibition spread throughout the streets of Los Angeles. Works by Barbara Kruger (Season 1), Jenny Holzer (Season 4), Louise …

Kerry James Marshall, "Mt. Vernon", 2009. Courtesy San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Kerry James Marshall: Visible Means of Support

Kerry James Marshall: Visible Means of Support

Kerry James Marshall, “Visible Means of Support: Mount Vernon”, 2009. Acrylic latex on canvas. Courtesy of the artist; © Kerry James Marshall. Yesterday, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art …

Teresa Hubbard & Alexander Birchler, "Grand Paris Texas", 2008, Video still. Courtesy Württembergischer Kunstverein.

No Room to Answer in Germany

No Room to Answer in Germany

Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, “Grand Paris Texas”, 2008. Videostill / Video still. Courtesy Württembergischer Kunstverein. No Room to Answer: Projections, a traveling exhibition of video installations by Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler …

Andrea Zittel

single strand, forward motion: Andrea Zittel

single strand, forward motion: Andrea Zittel

single strand, forward motion, an exhibition of new works by Season 1 artist Andrea Zittel, will open at Andrea Rosen Gallery tomorrow, Friday, February 6.  This is the artist’s ninth solo exhibition at …

Mike Kelley, "A Dance Incorporating Movements Derived From Experiments Of Harry F. Harlow and choreographed in the manner of Martha Graham (video still)

Mmmm…Cake

Mmmm…Cake

Chez Bushwick, an organization based in Brooklyn, has launched a new art and performance series called CAKE. The weekly program offers “carte blanche” to an individual artist to present new work and ideas of his or her choosing. The …

Mark Dion, "Concerning Hunting: Hunting Bling-The Gutton", 2008. Courtesy of Galleria Civica di Modena.

Hunting with Mark Dion

Hunting with Mark Dion

Concerning Hunting, an exhibition of work by Season 4 artist Mark Dion, opens at Galleria Civica di Modena’s Palazzo Santa Margherita in Modena, Italy on February 1. The traveling exhibition expresses Dion’s interest in …

Rirkrit Tiravanija, "Untitled (The Future will be Chrome)", 2008. Courtesy Nyehaus.

Ping Pong Night

Ping Pong Night

The Gramercy Park exhibition space, Nyehaus, will present its first-ever invitational table-tennis tournament tonight. The private event is held in conjunction with the exhibition Rirkrit Tiravanija: Reflection. The mirror polished aluminum table, Untitled (The …

William Wegman, "Emerging", 1999. Chromogenic print, edition of 12. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer.

Dogs in Dusseldorf

Dogs in Dusseldorf

  Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer in Dusseldorf presents a series of new photographic works by Season 1 artist William Wegman in the exhibition Dogs on Rocks – in the Woods – at the Seaside. The color …

Ghada Amer in “Our City Dreams." Image courtesy of First Run Features.

Our City Dreams

Our City Dreams

Our City Dreams, a new documentary by Chiara Clemente (daughter of artist Francesco Clemente), will debut at Film Forum, Feb. 4-17, 2009. Filmed over the course of two years, this “love letter” to …

Dennis Oppenheim, "Theme for a Major Hit", 1974. Motor driven marionettes, wood, cloth, felt, soundtrack, tape player, and external  speakers. Courtesy of the artist.

Pulling Strings in Houston

Pulling Strings in Houston

Opening today at the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, The Puppet Show brings together contemporary artworks that explore the imagery of puppets in sculpture, video and photography. The Puppet Show takes …

Miles Aldridge, "Spot the Fake #1," 2006. © Miles Aldridge. Courtesy of the artist.

Schorr in Weird Beauty

Schorr in Weird Beauty

Weird Beauty: Fashion Photography Now is on view at the International Center for Photography (ICP) from January 16 through May 3, 2009. Organized by Vince Aletti and Carol Squiers, the exhibition …

James Turrell, "The Light Inside", 1999. Electric lights, wires, metal and paint, site-specific permanent installation at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

Color into Light

Color into Light

Color into Light opened today at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH). The exhibition of approximately 90 works explores the ways that artists have used color as a “liberating force,” from the …

Allora & Calzadilla, Project for The Thing Quarterly, 2008.

What’s That Thing?

What’s That Thing?

Art21 artists Allora & Calzadilla (Season 4) have designed the current issue of The Thing, a quarterly journal that takes the form of an everyday object that somehow incorporates text. Each year, four artists, …

Matthew Barney, From the "Cremaster Cycle," 1994-2002.

Strange Bodies

Strange Bodies

Yesterday, the Hirshhorn Museum opened the exhibition Strange Bodies, an installation of more than 40 works highlighting figuration in the Museum’s collection. On view through fall 2009, some pieces will rotate midway through …

Catherine Sullivan, "Triangle of Need (video still)," 2007. Courtesy the artist, Galerie Catherine Bastide, and Metro Pictures.

Adaptation

Adaptation

An exhibition examining the use of adaptation in recent video art is currently on view at the University of Washington’s Henry Art Gallery. Simply titled Adaptation, the show explores questions of fidelity and creativity …

Trenton Doyle Hancock, "Munch", 2008. Mixed media on paper, 22 1/4 X 22 1/2 inches. Courtesy of James Cohan Gallery.

FEAR at James Cohan Gallery

FEAR at James Cohan Gallery

A new body of work by Trenton Doyle Hancock (Season 2) will be on view at James Cohan Gallery New York, November 20 through January 10, 2009. FEAR, Hancock’s fourth exhibition at the …

Performance view, Audimax/Neustadt Manifestation, 2005 (in collaboration with Ron Athey, Marek Chihucki, Sean Griffin, Mike Kelley, Vera Maeder, and Stacy Ellen Rich), Volksbühne, Berlin, Germany; Audimax, Aachen, Germany; photo courtesy Marcus Lieberniz

Don’t Miss: Catherine Sullivan at The New School

Don’t Miss: Catherine Sullivan at The New School

  Catherine Sullivan (Season 4) will speak at The New School on Wednesday, November 19 at 6:30pm. The event is part of the Public Art Fund Talks, an ongoing series of discussions …

Sullivan and Walker Awarded USA Fellowship

Sullivan and Walker Awarded USA Fellowship

United States Artists (USA) is a grant-making organization dedicated to supporting America’s living artists working in a diverse array of disciplines. Catherine Sullivan (Season 4) and Kara Walker (Season 2) have …

Martin Puryear, "Ad Astra", 2007. PHOTO: Richard Barnes - Museum of Modern Art.

Martin Puryear in the Bay Area

Martin Puryear in the Bay Area

The traveling exhibition of sculptures by Season 2 artist Martin Puryear (organized by the Museum of Modern Art, New York) has made its way to San Francisco. On view at the San Francisco Museum of …

Hiroshi Sugimoto, "Lightning Fields 008, 2006", Gelatin Silver Print. Private collection © Hiroshi Sugimoto.

Sugimoto at Four Venues

Sugimoto at Four Venues

The traveling retrospective exhibition of works by Hiroshi Sugimoto (Season 3) is on view at the Museum of Art Lucerne in Switzerland through January 25, 2009. The artist has designed the exhibition, previously at the Neue …