Portraiture as Punishment?

Portraiture as Punishment?

A few weeks ago here on the blog, I wrote a post about portraiture in the age of Facebook. At the conclusion of the piece, I said this: “To whatever extent our online selves reflect our offline selves, Haugsjaa and Moore’s portraits make it harrowingly clear that...
50 Posts About Cyborgs

50 Posts About Cyborgs

I’m an inveterate seeker-outer of new and interesting websites to add to my ever-growing RSS feed, which I in turn viciously cull with as much frequency as possible (I hate virtual clutter more than I do the real stuff). 50 Posts About Cyborgs is one of my new...
Episode 265: Abby Chen

Episode 265: Abby Chen

http://traffic.libsyn.com/badatsports/Bad_at_Sports_Episode_265-Abby_Chen.mp3 download This week: Matthew Harrison Tedford talks to curator Abby Chen. They talk about the difficulties of curating contemporary Chinese art in the US, the relationship between social...

Who’s Hot Tonight, Strindberg’s Hot Tonight

Youtube & The Guggenheim have released their short list for the “Play” Biennial and there is a God since my favorite art video not only is back from the dead but has a new work out. Strindberg and Helium at the Beach tell the tale of a fatalistic...
Top 5 Weekend Picks! (9/24 & 9/25)

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (9/24 & 9/25)

Another week, another round of art. I am busy, busy, busy, but going out and seeing the work is an essential part of it. Time is of the essence. Shows to see, my friends… 1. The Exhibitionist at Co-Prosperity Sphere Work by Tom Torluemke. Co-Prosperity Sphere is...