The Head of Content at David Zwirner discusses art books, design, and a new Romanticism.
“When you’re an artist, you bring what you know, what you think, what you’ve experienced, your aesthetic, your ambition, and it doesn’t have to be conscious. In fact it shouldn’t be self-conscious. If the work isn’t speaking to you, if you’re not getting it from what you’re seeing, you’ve failed, and no amount of explanation is going to change that.” —Janet Olivia Henry
“Making our art is the purest thing we do. There are no hidden lies. My work is my truth as I have lived it.”—Sana Musasama
Alejandro Almanza Pereda lives and works between the United States and Mexico. Known for precariously balanced large-scale sculptures that put common objects into unlikely configurations, he exhibits internationally and has had solo shows at the San Francisco Art Institute; Rubin Center, El Paso; El Eco Experimental Museum, Mexico City; College of Wooster Art Museum, Ohio; and Art in General, New York.
An international chess master and a filmmaker play a match while discussing the art of the game and its history in India.
The blues, sports, lessons from Dave Van Ronk, and the legacy of “triumphal American painting” are among the stimuli for Weatherford’s large-scale abstract works.
Sculpture as communal.
Fleshy ideas of language.
A collaboratively drawn comic.
Collecting and exhibiting artists’ postcards.
Exploring liminal spaces.
The dream and reality of place.
The artist finds inspiration, and space, in Detroit for his sculptural paintings.
A solar system on a rooftop.
The artist’s first monograph makes a case for Jang’s place in twentieth-century photography nearly fifty years after he began making pictures…
Redesigning and repurposing sweaters.
Painter Lee Quiñones grew up on the Lower East Side and began his career tagging subway cars. His latest paintings are cut from his studio walls.
Creating an incomplete archive.