Interviews

Post image for Nick Cave on “Tackling Really Hard Issues” with Art

“I’m interested in coming to Detroit — providing you this opportunity to be up close and personal with the work in this static format, but then also being able to get you into this performative experience.”

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Ed Moses,

Researching the work and career of Ed Moses prior to our visit was like uncovering a trove of stylistic experimentation with abstract painting, and a whole segment of West Coast art history.

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Hans Haacke,

Early last March, London’s Conservative mayor Boris Johnson unveiled Hans Haacke’s “Gift Horse,” the tenth commission installed on Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth.

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Post image for Takashi Murakami Explains How Fukushima Inspired His New Children’s Movie

Takashi Murakami has achieved a level of ubiquity that is unparalleled in the art world.

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Post image for A Social Experiment: A K-pop Boy Band with No Koreans

I’m Making A Boy Band (IMMABB), initiated by Korean Columbia MFA graduate Bora Kim, is an ongoing project that uses Korean pop (K-pop) to pose questions about nationhood, cultural appropriation, and gender roles.

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Post image for Artists Blow the Whistle on Their NSA Whistleblower Project

On Friday artists Jeff Greenspan and Andrew Tider walked away from We Are Always Listening (WAAL), a National Security Agency (NSA) subcontractor, DIY surveillance program, satirical prank, or new media art project, depending on your interpretation.

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Lecia Dole-Recio,

LOS ANGELES — I visited Lecia-Dole Recio in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, where she lives on a quiet curving street at the top of a hill, close to Dodger Stadium.

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Post image for William Pope.L on “Acting a Fool” and Alternative Futures

Chicago-based artist William Pope.L works in a variety of mediums, including painting, spoken word, installation, and performance, to challenge ideas of race and social stereotypes.

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Post image for A Documentarian of Brooklyn’s Underground Creative Culture

It was soon after meeting and befriending Oriana Leckert that I came to know her as the Person Who Knows What I Should Do in Brooklyn at All Times.

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Post image for Four Questions for the Demonstrators Outside Zwelethu Mthethwa’s Trial

One of the most prominent aspects of artist Zwelethu Mthethwa’s trial has been a group of (mostly) women who’ve demonstrated outside the courthouse for the last two years, dressed often in orange and holding handmade signs.

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