Natilee Harren

Moyra Davey

Portikus

January 2018

In a sublime yet humble installation, almost five hundred images from Moyra Davey’s “Copperheads” series from 1990 to 2017 are tacked up in vast, tightly arranged grids. These microphotographic prints showing Abraham Lincoln’s profile on US… READ ON

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Dave Muller

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

September 2017

At first glance, the striking white band that skirts Dave Muller’s vast, colorful murals in this exhibition gives the impression of an orderly timeline. But one soon realizes that all of art’s history and geography is disarranged in his … READ ON

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David Scanavino

Moody Center for the Arts

July 2017

Brooklyn-based artist David Scanavino’s site-specific installation Repeater, 2017, only the second exhibition to appear in the soaring atrium gallery of this new center, is made up of a massive tessellation of industrially produced vinyl … READ ON

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“Between Land and Sea: Artists of the Coenties Slip”

The Menil Collection, The Menil Collection

May 2017

Coenties Slip is a tiny street in Lower Manhattan, situated halfway between Battery Park and the Brooklyn Bridge, and a few blocks southeast of Wall Street, abutting a park that connects it to the water’s edge. It’s hard to imagine a time … READ ON

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Elana Mann

Elana Mann on her new mural and exhibition in LA

October 2016

Elana Mann is a Los Angeles–based artist whose interdisciplinary performance, sculpture, video work, and collaborative organizing practice address the radical political potential and material aesthetics of listening and speaking. With Robby… READ ON

500 WORDS

Stephen Lapthisophon

May 2016

“Coffee, seasonal fruit, spaghetti and rope”—this seemingly random list of items, which constituted the title of Dallas-based artist Stephen Lapthisophon’s first solo exhibition in Houston, flagged just some of the matter suggested by the … READ ON

IN PRINT May 2016 [TOC]

Rachel Harrison

October 2015

To be a twenty-first-century subject is to engage in countless acts of self-representation. Although “Three Young Framers” included few actual depictions of people, presentation of the self provided the through line for Rachel Harrison’s … READ ON

IN PRINT October 2015 [TOC]

“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography”

September 2015

“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” marks another signpost in the ongoing debate about the nature of photography in the wake of the digital turn. The show, which follows neatly on the heels of “What Is a Photograph?,” Carol … READ ON

IN PRINT September 2015 [TOC]

“The Serial Impulse at Gemini G.E.L.”

September 2015

Curated by Adam Greenhalgh Since its founding in 1966, the Los Angeles print studio Gemini G.E.L. has enabled a vast and illustrious roster of artists to innovate their practices through interactions with master printmakers. On the eve of … READ ON

PREVIEWS

Liz Magic Laser

April 2015

Over the past five years, Liz Magic Laser has become known for bringing into critical view—through performance, video, and, increasingly, installation and sculpture—the aesthetic codes of public discourse, both rhetorical and choreographic.… READ ON

IN PRINT April 2015 [TOC]