The performance artist aka Dynasty Handbag recounts her journey from the San Francisco DIY scene to New York’s avant-garde theater world and ultimately to Hollywood.
Since the ’70s, the filmmaker, video artist, and pioneer of “media dance” has recorded exceptional bodies in motion—dancers, drag queens, and punk musicians.
A newly reconstructed “opera for television.”
Television and its simulations.
Featuring selections by Jaime Manrique, David Grubbs, Molly Surno, Lynn Melnick, Lucio Pozzi, and more.
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.
A suite of new paintings and a short interview on intention and inspiration.
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.