Galleries

Post image for Inhabiting Other People’s Recorded Memories

The group exhibition Memory Burn at bitforms gallery, curated by Chris Romero, explores the devices we use to record our lives as we confront mortality and death.

Continue Reading →
Post image for Fabrics Stained with Colonial Blues

CHICAGO — It is the duality of indigo’s beauty and its intimate connection with human degradation that artist Jovencio de la Paz explores in his current exhibition of batik works.

Continue Reading →
Ye Qin Zhu, “Without colors” (2014)

Italo Calvino’s Cosmicomics, first published in 1968, is a collection of twelve tales — most of them narrated by an ancient, improbable being by the name of Qfwfq — that blend science fiction with fantasy and indulge in the mind-expanding ethos of the times.

Continue Reading →
Post image for Art Projects That Toe the Line Between Sharing and Surveillance

This is going to sound absurd, but: who watches the watchers of the watchmen?

Continue Reading →
Post image for Seeking Digital Decompression with the Institute for New Feeling

CHICAGO — The Institute for New Feeling (IfNf) visited Threewalls on July 16, bringing with it a small traveling exhibition and film screening.

Continue Reading →
Post image for Highlights from the RISD MFA Painting Exhibition in Chelsea

Ten recent graduates of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) MFA Painting Program are debuting their work at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Chelsea.

Continue Reading →
Post image for Breathing Life into a High-Tech, Glowing Sphere

Back in the late ’90s, I considered going to raves.

Continue Reading →
Post image for Dissecting and Detecting Stories in Found Objects and Remnants

Contemporary art’s storytelling power has been the subject of numerous shows of late, from Gowanus to the Guggenheim, and Story of a Story at Brooklyn nonprofit Smack Mellon offers still more evidence of the novel forms narratives can take.

Continue Reading →
Post image for The Luminous Plastic of an Underappreciated Light and Space Artist

To create translucent sculptures in the colossal proportions he desired, De Wain Valentine needed a new type of plastic.

Continue Reading →
Post image for Picking Apart Outmoded Museum Practices

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — How do we combat colonialism and the troubled history of ethnographies?

Continue Reading →