On the occasion of Carl Andres monograph Carl Andre: Things in Their Elements by Alistair Rider (Phaidon, 2011), and his forthcoming retrospective at Dia Art Foundation (March December 2013), the sculptor/poet welcomed contributing editor Michèle Gerber Klein and publisher Phong Bui to his West Village home to talk about his life and work.
Famous for his frequently disturbing photographic experiments with allusion and contextual re-adaptation, Muniz is almost boyish in person.
Famous for her flagrant fragility and power to horrify, Diane Arbus who according to Judith Thurman “raised the bar of audacity for imagining how far a woman can go by going too far,” is a legend whose celebrity seems constantly on the verge of overshadowing her oeuvre.
T.J. Wilcoxs aerie 16 stories above the pavement on East 17th Street in what seems, when youre there, like the middle of Manhattan is an essentially vacant, glass rectangle surrounded by a round roof, or perhaps its a terrace, which provides a three-dimensional view of New York.
Annina Nosei said of Shirin Neshats work, that her ground as an artist: emotional-cultural and political is clear. I always felt this to be an apt distillation of what makes the now-iconic inscribed photographs so accessibly compellingor compellingly accessible, as the case may be.
The daughter of artist Susan Bee and poet Charles Bernstein and sister of artist and writer Felix Bernstein, Emma Bee Bernstein, was a beautiful, brilliant, and prolific third-generation artist whose mysterious suicide at 23 in the Peggy Guggenheim Museum in Venice, Italy, in 2008 shocked and saddened her friends and family and the New York art world.