Benglis always carried the painting process into her work, resulting in a visual representation of material in action.
A pioneer of electronic sculptural art, Juan Downey made a splash in 1960s and ’70s New York when he rigorously critiqued Eurocentric views of Latin American identity.
For a writer whose life was so enmeshed with the experiences of being seen and talked about, Acker never truly established a fixed identity outside of language.
A group show at Westbeth Gallery examines how identities are formed, transmuted, distorted, and displayed in the social sphere.
For his US gallery debut, Michel Houellebecq presents an exhibition which amounts to a theory attempting to explain the dysfunction of French society.
Modern poets talk about the Poetry Project, a vital forum in which political ideologies fueled exchanges and spurred literary movements.
Last year, English scholar Zachary Turpin uncovered The Life and Adventures of Jack Engle, a fictional autobiography published and serialized in 1852 in a New York Sunday newspaper.
In Josef Albers: Midnight and Noon, Nicholas Fox Weber, Elaine de Kooning, Colm Tóibín, and more discuss the artist’s seminal Homage to the Square series.