Rickie Vasquez is wondering if all you ever have to offer him are crumbs.
Wry installations and revelatory sculptures blend art-making and activism in Chin’s unique practice of transformation.
“They own their own image. In a world where image is everything, that’s a very serious kind of ownership.”
Was the Internet intended for you? It’s hard to think about it structurally without throwing personal use into the mix.
Literary television, tragicomic starlets, and objects galore.
Working at opposite ends of the performing-arts spectrum, both carefully constructed public personae to adapt to and assimilate the culture that formed them.
Amy Adler on artist’s rights, the impact of conceptual art on law, and Texts from Hillary.
Bob Holman is on the road to save the day
The composer and giant of contemporary music passed away on March 4, 2014. Here he reflects on the 2012 reinterpretation—in Spanish—of his epic opera of the ordinary, Perfect Lives.
John Miller and Liam Gillick talk about repurposing painting, conceptualism, and reality TV.
In 1978, activist and former ad executive Jerry Mander published the book Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television.
Talk shows: at once a parade of exploited traumas and a public forum for social issues.
Rebeck is busy this fall: “Poor Behavior,” is now in previews at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. Her play “Seminar,” starring Alan Rickman and Lily Rabe, opens on Broadway in November.
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.
The chapter titles of activist and artist DeeDee Halleck’s guide to cheap, collaborative media speak for themselves, advising readers on “Community Control of Technology” and “Experimental Video and Public Television.”
I first met Laurie Sheck in the summer of 1995, at another poet’s, Julie Agoos’s place in Princeton. Laurie lived in Princeton too, and taught at Rutgers, and I was there visiting friends for the day.
The live double album: an icon, a period piece. Its bombast is still with us, but not its excess (double CDs crimp sales), certainly not its raw aesthetics.