Tag Archives: Maya Deren

Art21 Exclusive

Josiah McElheny Projects Maya Deren

Art21 Exclusive

Josiah McElheny Projects Maya Deren

“I’m trying to understand this relationship of abstraction and the body.” — Josiah McElheny Today’s ART21 Exclusive features Josiah McElheny exploring the relationship between abstraction and the body as he …

On View Now

On View Now | The Curious Case of “Night Scented Stock”

On View Now

On View Now | The Curious Case of “Night Scented Stock”

Halfway through Night Scented Stock, an exhibition currently on view at Marianne Boesky Gallery’s uptown space in New York City, I found myself standing before an oversized, hairless (save for …

Future Metaphors

Future Metaphors: Fractured Time

Future Metaphors

Future Metaphors: Fractured Time

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtBSMKSsyEY] Ryan Trecartin, I-BE AREA (Double Jamie, Ramada Omar, and Sally Man Pause), video excerpt, 2007 Lately, I’ve been thinking about the kinship between Ryan Trecartin’s narratives and those of …

Marina Abramovic, "The Artist Is Present," performance documentation, 2010, courtesy of the New York Times

Performance Art Realness with a Twist

Performance Art Realness with a Twist

It starts like this: One snowy night last month, as New Yorkers rushed home in advance of a coming blizzard, more than a hundred artists, scholars and curators crowded into …