Monthly Archives: January 2011

issue 3

“Art is modern when, by its mode of experience and as the expression of a crisis of experience, it absorbs what industrialization has developed under the given relations of production.” –Theodor Adorno, Aesthetic Theory Anti-modernism, pre-modernism, and post-modernism each hold

issue 3

“Art is modern when, by its mode of experience and as the expression of a crisis of experience, it absorbs what industrialization has developed under the given relations of production.” –Theodor Adorno, Aesthetic Theory Anti-modernism, pre-modernism, and post-modernism each hold

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From Clubs to Affinity: The Decentralization of Art on the Internet

Brad Troemel Just as society’s notion of a single public sphere has transformed into dispersed networks of like-minded affinity, so too has the reception and production of internet art become increasingly decentralized. I will use Juergen Habermas’ 1962 essay The

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From Clubs to Affinity: The Decentralization of Art on the Internet

Brad Troemel Just as society’s notion of a single public sphere has transformed into dispersed networks of like-minded affinity, so too has the reception and production of internet art become increasingly decentralized. I will use Juergen Habermas’ 1962 essay The

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Shattered Glass: Rethinking the Collection of the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil

Anya Pantuyeva In the second week of November, the exhibition Shattered Glass: Rethinking the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil Collection opened at the Americas Society in New York. The Museum of Dr. Alvar and Carmen de Carrillo Gil is located

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Shattered Glass: Rethinking the Collection of the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil

Anya Pantuyeva In the second week of November, the exhibition Shattered Glass: Rethinking the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil Collection opened at the Americas Society in New York. The Museum of Dr. Alvar and Carmen de Carrillo Gil is located

The Dialogues at Links Hall

THE DIALOGUES. Curated by Dexter Bullard. Links Hall, Chicago, September 13th – November 22nd 2010 Reviewed by Ira S. Murfin The Dialogues, curated by stage director Dexter Bullard, paired eighteen Chicago artists, mostly from theatre and performance, in a series

The Dialogues at Links Hall

THE DIALOGUES. Curated by Dexter Bullard. Links Hall, Chicago, September 13th – November 22nd 2010 Reviewed by Ira S. Murfin The Dialogues, curated by stage director Dexter Bullard, paired eighteen Chicago artists, mostly from theatre and performance, in a series

Archaic Timelessness: A New Age of New-Age Music

Bret Schneider “but images of this kind the will cannot revive without doing them violence.” – Samuel Beckett For those finely tuned to recent music, one can easily feel a subject in the throes of a Logans Run-esque culture, worshiping

Archaic Timelessness: A New Age of New-Age Music

Bret Schneider “but images of this kind the will cannot revive without doing them violence.” – Samuel Beckett For those finely tuned to recent music, one can easily feel a subject in the throes of a Logans Run-esque culture, worshiping

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The Value of Familiarity; On Smart Art

Bret Schneider Smartness, a functional ideal of status-quo consciousness due to the necessity of self-preservation and innovative production, is accordingly a common ideal in art as well; the philistine aesthete finds its mirror image in the predigested artwork, finding pleasure

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The Value of Familiarity; On Smart Art

Bret Schneider Smartness, a functional ideal of status-quo consciousness due to the necessity of self-preservation and innovative production, is accordingly a common ideal in art as well; the philistine aesthete finds its mirror image in the predigested artwork, finding pleasure

Tony Smith – Bronze – at Matthew Marks

Max E. Katz Try, as a test, to ignore the meaning of the objects surrounding you.  Do not regard the chair on the other side of the room as a somewhat uncomfortable place to sit.  See it only as form:

Tony Smith – Bronze – at Matthew Marks

Max E. Katz Try, as a test, to ignore the meaning of the objects surrounding you.  Do not regard the chair on the other side of the room as a somewhat uncomfortable place to sit.  See it only as form: