WILL FENSTERMAKER is a writer, curator, and photographer based in Brooklyn. His writings on art, photography, and technology have appeared in Hyperallergic, Momus, Two Coats of Paint, Mashable, Digital Trends, and elsewhere. He has worked in editorial departments at the Guggenheim Museum, National Geographic, Public Books, and as a photojournalist for Mashable. His curatorial debut, “Elsewhere Is a Negative Mirror,” was a response to the Great Migration and issues of border realignment. He holds an MFA in Art Criticism & Writing from the School of Visual Arts, with a thesis on Thomas Ruff’s “Jpegs,” photography in mass media, and the Internet as archive.
JUNE 2017 | Film
The video of Robert Godwin Sr.’s slaying remained on Facebook for over two hours before it flagged as “offensive content” and taken down.
DEC 16-JAN 17 | Critics Page
Well, the truth is that I am. At least, I sometimes write about tech. I’m sorry I am, but it pays the bills. I’ve accepted that no one will ever pay me a month’s rent for a day spent looking at and writing about art.
JUNE 2017 | ArtSeen
One way to measure the importance of Louise Lawler and her work is to look outside the Museum of Modern Art at what is showing concurrently in the city. A number of exhibitions extend the central question of the museum’s retrospective, Why Pictures Now.