Miami? Yeah, we were at PULSE with Cannonball.

Miami? Yeah, we were at PULSE with Cannonball.

Yes. It is true! We rocked Miami this year! It was an epic good time… Lives were changed. Bad decisions were made, but we all survived! Three cheers for the art carnival that is the Miami Basel weekend. Dana has already done a great job of sharing the gonzo good...
Ben Gest:  Laboring to Enact the Real

Ben Gest: Laboring to Enact the Real

Guest post by Virginia Konchan   Photography must annihilate itself as medium to be no longer a sign, but the thing itself.   —Roland Barthes   Ben Gest’s photorealist photography, comprised of stark, neo-classical tableaux, depicts alienated subjects...
Truth Within the Selfie

Truth Within the Selfie

Miley Cyrus is growing up in a fishbowl, where every awkward moment and undeveloped thought is on display for the world to see, react to and comment on, endlessly. As a country, we construct the cult of Miley sometimes even more than she, her publicist or record label...
The Rise of the Performance Art Festival in the USA

The Rise of the Performance Art Festival in the USA

Guest Post by Autumn Hays  Over the last few years within the United States a growing interest has arisen in festivals that specialize in Performance Art, that offshoot of the visual Arts, who’s practices center around temporal body-based works. This...
Transcending Immediacy: A Conversation with Elijah Burgher

Transcending Immediacy: A Conversation with Elijah Burgher

By Kevin Blake   As Elijah Burgher’s solo show at Western Exhibitions comes to a close and he sets his sights on the 2014 Whitney Biennial, he weighs in on his practice. With a ‘no stone left unturned’ approach to his work, Burgher is tough to stump and...
Christmas Junk

Christmas Junk

I love Christmas movies. Really, I do love them. I’m not being ironic or anything. Most Christmas movies are expertly crafted for the sole purpose of making the viewer feel good, to uplift our spirits on these dark, frigid nights. I wrote about some of my favorites...