Tag Archives: Locations

"Analogue Tendril" (2012) monoprint, lithograph, silkscreen

Traveling with Peregrine Honig’s American-Argentinian Twin Boys

Traveling with Peregrine Honig’s American-Argentinian Twin Boys

Alicia Eler on the relationship between an artist’s residency in Buenos Aires and blond-haired, blue-eyed boys in the work of Peregrine Honig.

"Artist in Residence" Instagram image by Jeremy Riad / http://www.jeremyriad.com/

How Residencies Change an Artist’s Practice

How Residencies Change an Artist’s Practice

Alicia Eler kicks off her blogging residency with some words about the role of residencies in artist’s lives.

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Transmission | An Interview with Niels Geybels: Sequences, Monoliths, and Beneath the Earth

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Transmission | An Interview with Niels Geybels: Sequences, Monoliths, and Beneath the Earth

Columnist Amelia Ishmael speaks with Antwerp-based visual artist, graphic designer, and musician Niels Geybels, whose various practices often overlap.

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Transmission | An Interview with Nader Sadek: the Lexicon of “In the Flesh”: Petroleum, Death Metal, Masks, Hair, and Sulpher

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Transmission | An Interview with Nader Sadek: the Lexicon of “In the Flesh”: Petroleum, Death Metal, Masks, Hair, and Sulpher

Amelia Ishmael talks to Nader Sadek about the visual lexicon that informs his art and music.

Jeff Jamieson in his studio.

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Preservation, Perfection, and Patina: Jeff Jamieson Discusses the Fabrication of Donald Judd’s Wood Furniture

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Preservation, Perfection, and Patina: Jeff Jamieson Discusses the Fabrication of Donald Judd’s Wood Furniture

Jeff Jamieson talks about his history of making Judd Furniture with IMA conservator Richard McCoy.

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EVERYTHING TRANSFORMS

EVERYTHING TRANSFORMS

I first met Maya Kramer at a dinner party she was hosting at her home in one of the tree-lined compounds of the former French Concession in Shanghai. But it …

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EMPATHY VIRUS

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EMPATHY VIRUS

“People kept telling me art can’t change the world; so I stopped calling what I do art,” says Carl Scrase, a young Australian artist who shot to local fame with his …

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PUBLIC AMNESIA

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PUBLIC AMNESIA

History isn’t was. History is. No matter how much we wipe our feet at the front door, we track history through the house. Leaving its muddy footprints all over the …

Pamela Johnson, "Ice Cream I," 2009. Oil on canvas, 54 x 34 in. Courtesy of the artist.

Connecting – Part 6: Postscript and Postmortem

Connecting – Part 6: Postscript and Postmortem

After exhibiting at The Artist Project in 2008, Pamela Johnson’s American Still Life series began getting attention. Pepperdine University’s Weisman Museum of Art, Adler & Co. Gallery, and the San …

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No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Contemporary Art: Who Cares? A Discussion with Karen te Brake-Baldock

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Contemporary Art: Who Cares? A Discussion with Karen te Brake-Baldock

IMA Art Conservator Richard McCoy talks to INCCA Central Coordinator Karen te Brake-Baldock about the recent international symposium Contemporary Art: Who Cares? Research and Practices in Contemporary Art Conservation.

Paige K. Johnston, "I Amsterdam", digital photo, 2010. Courtesy the artist.

Going for the Gold(en Age)

Going for the Gold(en Age)

Over the past few years, I have developed a persistent desire to live and work in the Netherlands. My fantasies of Dutch relocation have been largely indulged and inflated through …

Alec Soth, "Donald and Tamara," from the series, "NIAGARA," 2004

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The Process Behind the Portrait

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The Process Behind the Portrait

The practice of photographic portraiture is rife with ethical implications – from the subject’s awareness of the project, to the artistic choices made throughout the session, to the work’s resulting …

Provincetown Arts Association & Museum, Photo by jrgts/Flickr

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Some Thoughts on Art + Transformation in American’s Oldest Continuous Artist Colony

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Some Thoughts on Art + Transformation in American’s Oldest Continuous Artist Colony

I admit to being surprised at the role the visual arts plays in Provincetown, Massachusetts. In college, I remember learning about Hans Hofmann’s famous school, which taught artists (Helen Frankenthaler, …

Photo of Pocket Utopia's Rolling Gate. Courtesy Sharon Butler

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Some Thoughts on the Transformative Power of Walking + Art

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Some Thoughts on the Transformative Power of Walking + Art

Austin Thomas is a New York-based artist, curator & sometimes salon host. When I asked her about art + transformation, she offered these thoughts about the transformative power of walking …

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Some Thoughts on Art + Transformation in Williamsburg

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Some Thoughts on Art + Transformation in Williamsburg

Loren Munk–of the infamous DIY online video program James Kalm Report–is a walking encyclopedia of the history of Brooklyn’s Williamsburg art community. So when I asked him about his take …

Mu Li "The Fruits of Blue Lotus Flower"

Some Thoughts on China + Transformation

Some Thoughts on China + Transformation

In the final week of the Transformation series, I’ve asked a number of people with diverse points of view to offer their thoughts on the topic. To kick things off, …

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MoMA Trumpets Amsterdam’s Role as Hub of Conceptual Art

MoMA Trumpets Amsterdam’s Role as Hub of Conceptual Art

While today Conceptual Art is utterly ubiquitous, MoMA’s current “In & Out of Amsterdam: Travels in Conceptual Art, 1960-1976” examines a period when only a few cities in the world …

Welcome. Photo courtesy of Rebecca Fuller.

A Day at Art Disneyland

A Day at Art Disneyland

As an homage to the recurring 36 Hours feature that frequently appears in the New York Times travel section, I have broken down hour by hour a recent perfect weekend …

Legonardo da Vinci, 'The Mona Lisa'

Letter from London

Letter from London: Vandalabra!

Letter from London

Letter from London: Vandalabra!

Last Sunday, a Russian woman walked through the galleries of the Louvre Museum in Paris carrying a small empty ceramic tea cup, which, upon arriving in one of the museum’s …

Left, Photo of Superflex by Nikolai Howalt (via superflex.net), Right, My Skype Conversation with Bjørnstjerne Christiansen

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Economic Sur-realities: A Conversation with Bjøernstjerne Christiansen of SUPERFLEX

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Economic Sur-realities: A Conversation with Bjøernstjerne Christiansen of SUPERFLEX

Danish art group SUPERFLEX has been exacerbating the art world for over a decade with its irreverent style of questioning, which hits hard at the foundations of the West’s economic …

"Chanel Iman at the Whitney Biennial Wearing Barbara Kruger Tee." 2008. Courtesy The Gap.

Whitney Biennial Model Tees

Whitney Biennial Model Tees

The Whitney Museum has collaborated with the Gap on a series of t-shirts designed by past Whitney Biennial artists, including Art21 artists Cai Guo-Qiang, Barbara Kruger (her design is pictured …

Courtesy de Young Museum, San Francisco.

Gilbert & George in San Francisco

Gilbert & George in San Francisco

A huge retrospective of work by dynamic artist duo, Gilbert & George, has landed in San Francisco at the de Young Museum. Organized by the Tate Modern in London, the …