Book Review: Beyond New Media Art


Joseph Nechvatal

Domenico Quaranta, a curator and art critic who regularly writes for Flash Art and Artpulse, has just released a new book Beyond New Media Art that is particularly topical and noteworthy, as it is very much in the current inclination to formally re-evaluate contemporary art in terms of a developing post-media understanding. In it Quaranta deftly juxtaposes Peter Weibel’s notions of post-media against those of Rosalind Krauss … Continue reading »

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MAD Cinema Series Documents The Rise Of NYC’s 1975-80 Punk Music Scene


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Stephen Maine at 490 Atlantic Gallery

Stephen Maine at 490 Atlantic

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Peter Passuntino’s “Explosive Color”


On view until March 7th
Located at shny, 116 Suffolk Street (Btwn Rivington & Delancey)

Peter Passuntino is an artist’s artist. He’s been producing artwork for over 50 years and doesn’t quit, not only continuing the trajectory of his personal work but also further pushing the boundaries he set out to push when he helped write a manifesto for the art movement Rhino Horn. Not to be missed most?  A … Continue reading »

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Lucien Smith Book Signing at Know Wave


located at 227 Waverly Place
Saturday February 22, 5-7pm


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How Do You Do It? – Jason Stopa interviews Robert C. Morgan


Portrait of Robert C. Morgan. 2013.

On-Verge: You’re a critic, artist, poet, art historian and professor.  How do these varied interests affect one another?  And how do you allot time for each?

Robert C. Morgan: First off, I would like to rephrase the question. I am an art critic — this is true, but I am also a practicing artist. After completing my MFA in 1975, I was encouraged to … Continue reading »

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Tyree Guyton, Faces of God on Fire: An Update


Justine Lai

 Tyree Guyton. Obstruction of Justice (“OJ”) House. 2013. Destroyed after a second arson fire in October 2013.
Photo credit: Kari Cholnoky

Last October, Detroit artist Tyree Guyton had his first New York solo exhibition at the CUE Art Foundation. In anticipation of the show, I interviewed the artist in late May, shortly after a suspicious fire occurred at the Heidelberg Project, which was Guyton’s outdoor installation located … Continue reading »

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