Interviews

Post image for On Film’s Alter-Cinematic Experience: An Interview with Trevor Tweeten

Trevor Tweeten’s new piece “Running in Eight Directions” (2013–15) is part of a two-person exhibition with Clive Murphy, titled II Machines, currently on view at the Knockdown Center.

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Post image for Artist Confronts Our Fear of Strangers with Intimate Daily Gestures

George Ferrandi rides the subway. As passengers push and squeeze and avert their eyes, Ferrandi relaxes her joints and muscles, relinquishing any discomfort or fear that might linger in her posture.

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Post image for Living in Confinement with an Ex-con: A Performance

Are you lonely? Have you a couch, or a sleeping bag, or an extra blanket? Do you want to help a human who can help you, too?

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Installation view of Patricia Cronin's

If you make the pilgrimage to the Venice Biennale this year, among the many artistic spectacles you will encounter is an actual shrine.

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Post image for California Artists Address Coast-to-Coast Political Struggles

What goes West must always return East because New York is still the center of the American art market.

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Post image for Why Are People So Afraid of Nude Performance Art?

SAN DIEGO — Over the course of the past week, Electronic Disturbance Theater co-founder Ricardo Dominguez has been at the center of massive media controversy.

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Post image for Critics of the Cultural Boycott of Israel Make Their Case

Editor’s note: The following interview, which was conducted over email, is the third in a continuing series exploring BDS and its connection to the art world.

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Post image for Finally, a Documentary About Eva Hesse’s Life and Work

Eva Hesse’s life story has all the requisite elements of a rousing documentary or tear-jerking biopic.

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Post image for How Arts in Bushwick Has Stayed on Mission in a Rapidly Changing Neighborhood

The tenth edition of Bushwick Open Studios (BOS) is just a month away, and it’s hard to believe how much has changed in the Brooklyn neighborhood since 2006.

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Post image for On Sexual Paintings and Shifting Images: An Interview with Joan Semmel

I have known about Joan Semmel for a long time. But recently I began thinking about the parallel concerns between my own practice and the work of this artist 20 or so years my senior.

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