The Museum of Modern Art’s retrospective exhibition Liquid Reality showcases how Kubota turned video art into sculpture.
Disinformation and the Death Star: The Legacy of Gretchen Bender
Gretchen Bender’s work faded into obscurity following her meteoric 1980’s career. A posthumous retrospective in New York demonstrates why she deserves to be more than “a footnote to the Pictures Generation.”
A 1960s Sci-Fi Series Takes on Renewed Relevance
A group show featuring the likes of Jenny Holzer and Harun Farocki frames the dystopian world of 1960s British TV show The Prisoner as a harbinger of 21st-century surveillance capitalism.
The Decade that Changed the Art World: Money, Media, and Brands in the 1980s
The primary takeaway of Brand New at the Hirshhorn is its demonstration of how high the stakes of representation became during the 1980s, a decade of proliferating imagery and technology.
Whitney Biennial 2014: Michelle Grabner on the Fourth Floor
During the opening remarks for the 2014 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Chief Curator Donna de Salvo said that this year’s exhibition was “one biennial with three distinct points of view,” so we’ve decided to explore that diversity in perspectives with three separate photo essays of the Biennial — one per floor and curator.
Hot Internet TVs on Frozen Winter Days
CHICAGO — Media theorist Marshall McLuhan once said that television is cool and radio is hot. This isn’t a temperature thing, but rather a classification of media based on the participation it involves from viewers.