Tag Archives: That Is Then. This Is Now

Do You “include yourself in that us or not?”

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AC Institute, 547 West 27th Street, Suite 610, New York, NY 10001; Tuesday through Saturday 1.00 until 6.00pm; Thursday 1.00 until 8.00pm

Four Exhibitions running from May 12th through June 18th, 2011

Joseph Farbrook (image courtesy of AC)

Michael Georgetti (image courtesy of AC)

AC is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, which means that the director Holly Crawford hangs work that don’t necessarily have to sell. This is definitely not a … Continue reading »

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Re-written in the Feminine: The Films of Vivienne Dick, Or: Justifiable Matricide, the Contemporarily Unspeakable and the Return of the Repressed

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Still from Excluded By The Nature of Things (2002, courtesy of Vivienne Dick)

Through the sold-out clamor of the crowd at Judson Church, just moments before Yvonne Rainer received a standing ovation for her virtuoso performance Trio A: Geriatric With Talking, I overheard someone whisper, “It has to be about more than the nostalgia of a bunch of old-fogies.” At the roundtable that opened the previous evening, titled A Sanctuary … Continue reading »

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Interview with Robert Storr

Donna Dennis:

Donna Dennis: Subway with Lighted Interior, 1974 Mixed media (wood, acrylic and enamel paint, masonite, incandescent light, fluorescent light fixture - unlit, cellulose compound, charcoal, graphite) 75" x 43" x 32" Collection of John and Thomas Solomon Photograph courtesy of Bevan Davies

On the occasion of That Is Then. This Is Now., Cameron Shaw spoke to Mr. Storr, who is the current Dean of the Yale University School of Art. … Continue reading »

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Interview with Irving Sandler

Kim MacConnel:Red Corner, 1978Painted and sewn cloth strips36 1/2" x 52 1/2"

Kim MacConnel: Red Corner, 1978, Painted and sewn cloth strips, 36 1/2" x 52 1/2"

The 1970s is a period that seems capable of sustaining multiple rediscoveries. The spirit of liveliness, broad experimentation, and eclecticism that characterizes the art of this moment resulted in the production of works of pleasing impurity, and the recovery of this messy decade is as alluring today for those who make art as for those … Continue reading »

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