Amidst the frenzy of accelerated consumption and existential doom, Glass Life provides a lucid meditation on how and why we consume.
Twisting the Familiar Into Uncanny Cinematic Forms
Surface Knowledge, the latest Flaherty NYC screening series, presents enthralling experimental documentary shorts which play with ways of seeing and experiencing the world.
The Color Palette of Materialism, from Rose Gold iPhones to Millennial Pink Shopping Bags
In her latest exhibition, Sara Cwynar probes our complicated relationship with image-saturated advertising.
Art that Acknowledges Death Without Showing the Body
Every autumn in New York, leaves fall, grass turns brittle, and people are reminded of death.
MoMA PS1’s Citywide Survey Shows New York’s Greats (and Not-so-Greats)
Every five years MoMA and MoMA PS1 team up to take the pulse of New York City’s contemporary art scene, filling the latter institution with works made recently by artists based in the metropolitan area.
Surveying Surveys of New American Sculpture and Photography
Concurrent surveys of new American art in two specific media — New American Sculpture at FiveMyles and Under Construction – New Positions in American Photography at Pioneer Works — reinforce just how interdisciplinary their respective fields have become.
An Encyclopedia of Kitsch
LOS ANGELES — It took a while for me to actually sit down and stop flipping through the channels and start leafing through Sara Cwynar’s gorgeous book, The Kitsch Encyclopedia.