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Vesuvius in Your Mind: On Joan Jonas’s Early Films by Mónica Savirón
Joan Jonas Films 01

Uncovering the artist’s innovations and legacies.

Nina Katchadourian by Mónica de la Torre​
Katchadourian Nina 01

Embracing boredom and creative constraints, Katchadourian tells of in-flight artwork and other conceptual projects.

Fall Arts Preview
Bernadette Mayer Memory 01

Upcoming shows, retrospectives, and museum openings highlighted by Maika Pollack, Ratik Asokan, Alex Zafiris, Gideon Jacobs, Michael Barron, Wendy Vogel, Zack Hatfield, and Legacy Russell

Portfolio by Gabriela Vainsencher
Gabriela Vainsencher Negative Capability 01

“Eh…”

Ed Atkins by Terence Trouillot
Ed Atkins Bomb Magazine 01

Like his older compatriot Mark Leckey, Atkins deftly utilizes syncopated montages of sounds and filmic images to create disturbing and disorienting virtual realities.

TV Personality by Rebecca Cleman
Jaime Davidovich 01

The legacy of Jaime Davidovich

Laurie Simmons’s My Art by Judith Hudson
Laurie Simmons 01

Taking cinema’s portrayal of artists personally

Postcommodity by Rob Goyanes
Postcommodity Bomb 5

“Moving bodies generate this system. They create, supposedly, some justification to play this market out.”

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz by Jeanine Oleson
280859765 03272017 Beatriz Santiago Munoz Bomb 01

Concerned primarily with Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, where she lives and works, her works defy categorization or any simple read. Rather, they are rich entanglements of place, history, and time.

Steffani Jemison by Ben Lerner
Steffani Jemison Bomb 01

Early film, nineteenth-century science fiction, and experimental musical languages serve a young artist’s explorations of race and our political present.

Steve McQueen’s Ashes by Claire Barliant
Steve Mcqueen 01

Life and death juxtaposed

Aki Sasamoto’s Delicate Cycle by David Everitt Howe
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With charmingly deadpan humor, Aki Sasamoto’s performances and installations tease out just how small human existence is; despite our more evolved intellect, advanced motor skills, and ability to read and appreciate Proust, we’re all basically rats at heart, just with the added bonus of self-reflection and a love for rosé.

Looking Back on 2016: Art & Film
Looking Back 2016 Art Film Bomb 1

Selections by Lucas Blalock, Carmen Boullosa, Liz Collins, Ricky D’Ambrose, Andrew Durbin, Scott Esposito, Jen George, Brent Green, Carlos A. Gutiérrez, Karl Holmqvist, Roberto Juarez, Baseera Khan, Jaime Manrique, Isaac Pool, Marina Rosenfeld, Frederic Tuten, Wendy Vogel, and Alex Zafiris.

Angie Keefer and Liz Magic Laser by Liz Magic Laser
Angie Keefer Bomb 01

Two interdisciplinary artists tackle the analogies between artistic, moral, and monetary value.

Enacting Stillness by Kay Larson

From mindful Minimalism to inaction as activism.

Motherland by Cecilia Corrigan

A lighthearted psychodrama about mommy issues and Hillary Clinton.

Jason Simon by Claire Pentecost
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“Liberty’s show manages to be about prison and not about prison at the same time: her audience writes about how the music lets them forget they’re incarcerated for a moment, and she calls that effect ‘time travel.’”

Javier Téllez’s To Have Done with the Judgment of God by Silvia Benedetti
520719196 06092016 Javier Tellez Bomb 1

Venezuelan-born artist Javier Téllez’s first exhibition at Koenig & Clinton took its title from his recent film To Have Done with the Judgment of God (2016) and concerns an experience that marked Antonin Artaud’s life in 1936: the author’s encounter with the Rarámuri community living in the Sierra Tarahumara in northwest Mexico.

Dara Birnbaum & Matt Saunders by Chris Chang
Dara Birnbaum Bomb 2

Trauma and media manipulation at work.

Portfolio by Baseera Khan
199068696 06072016 Khan Bomb 1

“One actively is olived, one actively becomes a desired color, desired manufactured ethnicity.”

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