A New York- and Cairo-based artist unpacks her understanding of heritage and how it can operate in contemporary art.
Inspired by Japanese “landscape theory,” a Parisian artist-filmmaker explains why he prefers to show us the world as his subjects see it.
Tarkovsky, aural illusions, and cultivating transcendent spaces.
On his second stop at Wood Street Galleries, Icelandic artist Finnbogi Petursson returns with Second/Second, his first solo US exhibition, featuring two large installations involving sound, light, and water.
Muhly chats with fellow composer, and Pulitzer Prize winner, David Lang about his recent work, love fail, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music from December 6 to December 8.
Jeffrey Grunthaner looks at the triad of art, life, and aesthetics via the Spencer Sweeney lens.
Members of the downtown theater company share their commonalities with Occupy Wall Street and ideas on alternate uses for plastic bags.
Maksaens Denis, a multimedia artist from Haiti who divides his time between Port-au-Prince and Paris, is also a dj and vj who comes from a classical music background. Appropriately, what might first appear to be unwieldy about his work has the exactitude of classical composition.
Pierre Huyghe, winner of the 2002 Hugo Boss Award, moves freely among different mediums, staging situations that while visually and conceptually complex, allow room for unexpected collaborations, both with other artists and with the viewer.
Nearly six years ago, after a long day of wandering Chelsea in a daze, I walked into 303 Gallery looking for a good painting show and instead had my first Aitken encounter.
Most urban dwellers live within their own limit politics—a linked network of socially and economically circumscribed spaces.
Carmen Cossu on how Annalee Davis’s mixed media art reveals a search for identity inspired by the artist’s native Barbados.
Shot on location in Mexico in Spanish and a variety of Indian dialects, John Sayles’s film Hombres Armados (Men with Guns) is in many ways a truly foreign film. David L. Ulin talks with Sayles about how the film reflects the cultures it portrays.