Andrianna Campbell

1000 WORDS: HOWARDENA PINDELL

TALKS ABOUT HER FORTHCOMING RETROSPECTIVE AT THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART CHICAGO

February 2018

DOTS, DOTS, and more dots: Punched-out paper circles accumulate in dense, nearly geologic thickets, or scatter into coruscating, anti-optical arrays on the surfaces of Howardena Pindell’s paintings. With these signature dots, the New York–based… READ ON

IN PRINT February 2018 [TOC]

Andy Robert

HANNAH HOFFMAN

January 2018

Andy Robert’s Smoking Gun (all works 2017) is a mass of speckled paint. The broken brushstrokes on the substrate dissolve and then corrugate in the manner of late Impressionism, Arte Povera, or even tachism. At times, pure, nonlocalized color… READ ON

PICKS

Trevor Paglen

Trevor Paglen talks about surveillance, AI, and his new work

July 2017

Trevor Paglen is the first artist-in-residence at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University. The exhibition “The Eye and the Sky: Trevor Paglen in the Cantor Collection” places his photographic series of predator drones, “Time Study (… READ ON

500 WORDS

Sam Gilliam

Sam Gilliam discusses his work, showing in the Venice Biennale, and the NEA

July 2017

Sam Gilliam is a Washington, DC–based artist whose vibrantly hued unstretched canvas Yves Klein Blue, 2017, will be draped across the entrance to the Giardini’s central pavilion at the Fifty-Seventh Venice Biennale until the show closes on … READ ON

500 WORDS

“We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85”

January 2017

Curated by Catherine Morris with Rujeko Hockley The title “We Wanted a Revolution” might seem to imply a wistful retrospection on the two decades that witnessed the rise of second-wave feminism and the Black Power movement in the US. Yet the… READ ON

PREVIEWS

Luchita Hurtado

Luchita Hurtado discusses her show at Park View Gallery in Los Angeles

December 2016

Luchita Hurtado has been making art for decades, though, despite her close friendship with many famous artists, she was reluctant to show her work until the 1970s, when the women’s liberation movement provided encouragement. A small survey … READ ON

500 WORDS

Lorna Simpson

Lorna Simpson talks about her recent paintings and solo exhibition in Fort Worth

November 2016

Lorna Simpson, best-known for her body of conceptual photography, has recently been exploring painting. On the occasion of her solo exhibition at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, which runs through January 15, 2017, she reflects here on… READ ON

500 WORDS

teamLab

teamLab on their new installation at Pace Art + Technology

May 2016

On December 15, 2015, the Tokyo-based artist Takashi Kudo came to Silicon Valley to begin preparations for an installation at Pace Art + Technology, Pace Gallery’s new project space in Menlo Park. Kudo is one of three spokespeople representing… READ ON

500 WORDS

Jonathan Lasker

April 2016

When visual invention becomes an afterthought in favor of ever-more-prolix theoretical justifications, even the most lauded examples of conceptual painting can eventually outlive their novelty, becoming at best inflexible demonstrations of … READ ON

IN PRINT April 2016 [TOC]

“Of Echo Systems”

Altman Siegel

January 2016

An obstacle course provided by three floor-based works by K. r. m. Mooney makes traversing this show a tense endeavor. The delicacy and metallic hues of these mixed-media pieces—which often feature steel cables, wires, trays, and bars—ensure… READ ON

PICKS