Articles by Maria Stenina

Sweet Tactility…

Sweet Tactility…

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AI-6wMlaVTc] In my last post as your guest blogger, I want to indulge a bit and quickly acknowledge my un-quenchable lust for the artist’s book. No, I don’t mean the …

Photo? Art? History?

Photo? Art? History?

It hardly seems fair that in today’s world of the point-and-shoot dominated landscape, where a common tourist can not only take a professional photograph but adequately circulate it via the …

A Cage Went in Search of a Bird…

A Cage Went in Search of a Bird…

“A cage went in search of a bird.” — The Zürau Aphorisms of Franz Kafka What is so frustrating, yet so sublimely pleasing about conceptual work? Is it the slight …

Four Questions with Alicia Ross

Four Questions with Alicia Ross

This young artist’s Motherboard series features appropriated Internet porn—nubile women sprawl across large cotton panels, cross-stitched in silver and gold thread with digital precision…Witty videos filter sex scenes through those …

Dermatographia

Dermatographia

Hello Art:21 interweb world! I hope to do you justice with my musings and bits and pieces of contemporary art knick-knacks. I think as an artist and designer working today, …