Not Another Recession Show & Chat With Rachel Kalom

Not Another Recession Show & Chat With Rachel Kalom

I met Rachel Kalom at a queer book group that met at a bar. Not a ton of book-discussing went on, but we did manage to get drunk at 3pm one Sunday every month. When she told me that she was co-curating a show with her coworker Brian Gillham, I was really excited to...
Marco Brambilla takes you to hell (and heaven, too)

Marco Brambilla takes you to hell (and heaven, too)

I wanted to post about Marco Brambilla’s elevator installation at The Standard hotel in NYC a couple of weeks ago, but all the YouTube links looked super-crappy and stuttery on my relatively old iBook G4. A few days ago Lynn Becker of ArchitectureChicago Plus...
Wednesday Clips 6/24/09

Wednesday Clips 6/24/09

I’m overheated, sticky, and mega-crabby today, and what’s more, a big goddamned tree just fell on my house. So here’s the list, short and sweet: *Jackson Pollock/Lee Krasner papers now available online at the Smithsonian (via Two Coats of Paint)....
Reading, Writing, and Jana Leo’s Rape New York

Reading, Writing, and Jana Leo’s Rape New York

This week, Jana Leo’s Rape New York, subtitled An Open Archive, went on view at Invisible Exports in New York City. The exhibition consists of boxes of photographs, documents, transcripts and other material relating to the artists’ rape seven years ago....

Tuesday’s Video Pick

This weeks video pick is a brief gallery tour of Sophie Calle’s 2007 Venice Biennale piece “Take Care of Yourself” at Paula Cooper Gallery. The show ended earlier this month. received an email telling me it was over. I didn’t know how to...