Surrealist images of a Rice Krispies box or Yukon Gold potato explore how data is transformed into the visual language called art.
Jeremy Sigler is a poet and critic living in Brooklyn, New York and Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. His recent book Goodbye Letter was published by Hunters Point Press.
A Tango with Intuition and the Unconscious
Alan Gilbert’s poems unpack the quotidian nature of life to depict a trippy, scatological dystopia.
The Trials of a Hot-Pink Sunbather
Ohad Meromi’s public sculpture “Sunbather,” perhaps unintentionally, turns out to be a button pusher. And the pushback it has already received is a healthy sign.
Josiah McElheny Reenacted
When first I heard that the sculptor Josiah McElheny had devised a series of paintings for his current show at Andrea Rosen Gallery, I tried to imagine what they would look like.
Urs Fischer’s “Big Clay #4”: The Most Expensive Turd in the Art Casino?
Looming over the pedestrians of midtown Manhattan is a monumental new work, “Big Clay #4” (2013–14) made by the Swiss artist Urs Fischer.
Alexander Calder: A Gentle Giant Dancing in His Socks
Much has been seen of the American artist Alexander “Sandy” Calder (1898–1976). And much has been said. Despite the perpetual relevance and freshness of Calder’s art, it is hard to speak about him without descending into cliché-land.
Julian Kreimer: A Place to Call Home
Julian Kreimer is a “painter’s painter.”
No, I take that back. He’s a “photographer’s painter.”