Theory + Practice
Theory + Practice is a series supported by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation.
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The challenge of craft practices to patriarchy and the art world.
The artist’s works amend the white supremacist mythology contained in American monuments and historical paintings: “Democracy requires a clear understanding of the past, including its mistakes.”
Overlooked modernisms on display.
A new series of photographs tracks the Underground Railroad.
The art of dehumanization.
The social practice works of Bon and Tuazon take the form of functional interventions to address and educate about California’s water crisis.
Artists and exhibitions address the AIDS crisis.
Thinking the politics of race in contemporary dance.
Delving into public arts funding, resentment of “cultural elites,” and campaign finance, artist and curator discuss 2016 in Museums, Money, and Politics—Fraser’s examination of the intersection of cultural and political patronage.
Examining the politics of representation.
“I take myself, my drawings, and this little bundle of creative forces that is me, and I try to make a chemical reaction with the world.”—Swoon
On the eve of Signs of Empire, his current show at the New Museum, the British artist and filmmaker elaborates on how philosophy and the history of cinema have influenced his practice.
Two poets and a photographer discuss the presence of absence, the power of the number three, and art as documentation and disruption.
The German philosopher holds forth on love, diagrams, and his particular style of oration. His book Inconsistencies will appear in English this fall from MIT Press.
Future St. is set in an America in which homosexuality has triumphed over heterosexuality, cloning has replaced sexual reproduction, and California has seceded from the mainland United States to form the gay male state of “Clonifornia.”
If novelists could tell the story of climate change, they might spark the action scientists are calling for in order to save the planet.
“The Internet is a predatory network that is, on one side, potentially a very coercive tool of totalitarian power and, on the other side, a tool that will increasingly be used to allocate rights and privileges through commercial means. Can we envision a different kind of network?”