In a letter, organization leadership cited the financial pressures of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic as the reason for the decision.
Art in General
The Origins of Indigenous Objects and the Distances They Travel
On Thursday, August 31, artist Duane Linklater will read an open letter addressed to the Metropolitan Museum about a James Bay Cree hood in its collection.
Artist Collective Postcommodity on Recovering Knowledge and Making Border Metaphors
With work on view in three current exhibitions, the members of Postcommodity discuss their desire to “mediate complexity.”
An Artist’s Plots of Earth Decay to Dust
Dineo Seshee Bopape’s installation at Art in General is a powerful evocation of what’s happening to the earth under our collective care.
The Lonely Books That No One Borrows
What is the fate of a library book that never gets checked out? Does it stay in the library anyway, holding fast in its place, waiting for someone to borrow it? Or does it eventually get cast off, donated to a thrift or used bookstore or incorporated into the collection of a place like Brooklyn’s Reanimation Library? And what does it say about the book itself, that no one has ever wanted to borrow and read it? Is it a failure of its form?
Projects by Ohad Meromi & Brendan Fernandes Open at Art in General
On Friday, Art in General opened two newly commissioned works by Ohan Meromi and Brendan Fernandes. The former is an evolving “rehearsal”/performance, while the other delves into the origins of African sculpture using some effective audio and fantastic neon signs.