Notes on Portraiture in the Facebook Age

Notes on Portraiture in the Facebook Age

“But saying no to the internet is not a simple exercise of willpower. The encroachment of the internet into our everyday lives often seems irresistible not merely because we like it “too much” but because we palpably risk social exclusion if we can’t keep...

What If Net Companies Said What They Were Really Thinking?

Countless people, tons of money, hours of training and years of therapy go into keeping organizations from being perceived of doing the very things they are, in fact, doing. Things everyone knows they are doing but as most people learned as kids there is a big...
Free Jerry!

Free Jerry!

For crying out loud, can everyone just give poor Jerry Saltz a break and leave the guy alone? How exactly did he become the Christ figure of the art press, the one we look to to Save Us, the guy that’s gonna solve everyone’s problems, including those of...
Cruising for Chicks at the Modern Wing

Cruising for Chicks at the Modern Wing

How much does gender equality matter when it comes to museum permanent collections? How much is ‘good enough’? I’ve been mulling these and other questions over the past week while following the discussion that’s been taking place on Jerry...