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One Piece: Untitled by Johnny Abrahams
Johnny Abrahams Untitled Studio One Piece

The artist talks about the genesis, composition, and execution of a recently completed work.

Lynda Benglis by Federica Bueti
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The eminent artist discusses her materials, “frozen gestures,” and the illusion of form.

Wolf Vostell and Dick Higgins’s Fantastic Architecture by Eva Díaz
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Buildings are big, expensive, and they have a tendency to stick around a long time. So what’s an artist who wants to disturb “the repressive architecture of bureaucracy and luxury” to do?

Wangechi Mutu by Deborah Willis
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“The collage works are going to be life-size. My work increased in scale when I realized that I wanted people to enter the worlds or to see them almost like dioramas— these places that they could be immersed into, with their own social structures and their eco-systems.”

Jon Pestoni by Joanne Greenbaum
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How do I write on another painter without the jargon or obscure art-speak? I have no idea.

Phyllida Barlow & Vincent Fecteau
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On sculpture’s theatricality and refusal to be imaged. 

Ian Cheng by Dylan Kerr
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Ian Cheng on moral codes, the prescience of George Lucas and making an art world version of Angry Birds.

Nature Theater of Oklahoma by Lauren Bakst
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Kelly Copper and Pavol Liska of Nature Theater of Oklahoma on their series Life & Times, new episodes of which will be presented this September by FIAF as a part of its Crossing the Line festival.

Katrín Sigurdardóttir by Eva Heisler
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Katrín Sigurdardóttir’s sculptures and installations merge embodied experiences of place with conceptual constructions of space. She reflects with poet Eva Heisler on the early memories that inspire her work.

Tony Feher by Saul Ostrow
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Ostrow visits Feher at his Bronx studio, where he muses about his past, contemplates his future, and pinpoints the exact moment when he discovered to be an artist meant to believe “I was right, even when I was wrong.”

Tamara Zahaykevich by B. Wurtz
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Mies van der Rohe’s statement “God is in the details” came to mind recently as I was thinking about Tamara Zahaykevich’s work.

Alan Uglow (1941–2011) by Saul Ostrow
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A tribute to the late British-American abstract painter from one of BOMB’s founders.

Katharina Grosse by Ati Maier
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I enter Katharina Grosse’s latest installation at MASS MoCA and I am awed by the sheer dimension of the piece and by the intensity of the encounter.

Chris Martin by James Siena
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James Siena on how painter Chris Martin’s long, difficult career is finally paying off.

Lincoln Perry by Ann Beattie
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Lincoln Perry’s mural at the University of Virginia re-envisions the building’s view of distant mountains as the acme of a kind of secular Pilgrim’s Progress.

Brad Cloepfil by Stuart Horodner
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The Practice + Theory series is sponsored in part by the Frances Dittmer Family Foundation.

Jan Hendrix by George Mead Moore
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Jan Hendrix is a Dutch artist who has lived and worked in Mexico City since 1979.

Josh Müller by Lucy Raven
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Artist Josh Müller uses a variety of methods to draw into question how audiences interpret film, from resetting and rephotographing travel magazine models to taping a rescreening of a popular television series.

Robert Mangold by Shirley Kaneda
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To look at any painting by Robert Mangold is to see exactly what is there. For over 30 years, his work has been clear and direct. 

José Antonio Hernandez-Diez by Carlos Brillembourg
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José Antonio Hernandez-Diez poses an inversion of the ordinary, an inversion that makes the viewer complicit in the humor that constructs his artwork.

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