“I was a wild girl,” Rist has said of herself as a child, and her radiantly colorful videos honor this rebellious spirit.
The Political Resonance of Contemporary Sculpture
Sculpture at Luhring Augustine posits contemporary sculpture as a corrective to politically regressive monuments in the United States.
The Pursuit of Art, 2016
The first painting I saw in 2016 was “Cockman Always Rises Orange” (2015): we can’t say we weren’t warned.
The Extravagant Intimacy of Pipilotti Rist
The New Museum seems to have taken it upon itself to produce spectacles that are as moving as they are eye-filling. Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest is something else again.
YouTube Archive + Anarchy, Part 2
For the second in his series of YouTube Essays, YouTube Archive + Anarchy, blogger and curator Brent Burket selects a mix of art and music, collecting YouTube music videos, amateur documentation of video art pieces and performance art. Check out a Katy Perry introduction and feminist firecracker Karen Finley invading a Sinead O’Connor song, to disastrous and hilarious effect. Click through for the complete VJ set.