Though unequivocally a monographic show, Rerun is clearly the product of many (fresh and youthful) voices, much to its benefit.
Andrea Gyorody is an independent art historian, curator, and critic focused on twentieth- and twenty-first-century European and American art. She is the founding editor of Digest, a publication produced by LA-based arts organization Active Cultures, and writes the food-art newsletter Weekly Special.
Poking Fun at Art History, Amy Sillman Makes a Case for Awkwardness
A collection of relatable but often erudite texts, Sillman’s Faux Pas: Selected Writings and Drawings muses on the unwieldy question of painting’s status in a world preoccupied with bigger problems.
“Bad Beuys”: Artists “Steal” a Joseph Beuys as a Statement About Repatriation
How better to illustrate the inadequacy of current restitution efforts than to offer up as tribute an object by one of Germany’s most famous artists, who thought art could bring about transformative social change?
Buckminster Fuller’s Delightfully Idiosyncratic Recipes
Re-issued on the 125th anniversary of his birth, Synergetic Stew is a document of a magical life of heady science matched only by Fuller’s penchant for “light, wild things.”
Contemplating Art and Optimism at a Former Meat-processing Plant
At a moment when so many of us are missing physical touch and closeness, the richly colored, relentless tactility of Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson and Kaveri Raina’s works resonate all the more deeply.
Joseph Beuys’s Only Public Artwork in New York Temporarily Unearthed
Last weekend, the Beuys stones were removed from their Chelsea location due to construction plans.
Artist’s Chemical Experiment with Rotting Fish Challenges the Museum
Lee Bul’s seminal work “Majestic Splendor,” removed from the Hayward Gallery, reminds us of the importance of collaboration among curators and conservators when making futuristic exhibitions.