An Interview with Harry Cooper

Earlier this year, Pac Pobric sat down with Harry Cooper, curator of modern and contemporary art at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., to discuss painting, modernity, and theoretical methodology. Cooper earned his Ph.D. at Harvard University under

An Interview with Harry Cooper

Earlier this year, Pac Pobric sat down with Harry Cooper, curator of modern and contemporary art at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., to discuss painting, modernity, and theoretical methodology. Cooper earned his Ph.D. at Harvard University under

The Twin Sides of Antimodernism: A Response to Paul Chan’s Progress as Regression

Pac Pobric [1] It is a common and, at this point, hopelessly exhausted “postmodern” (read: antimodern) critique that the period of modernity, as the legacy of the Enlightenment, was a fundamentally conservative set of cultural and political moments; that its

The Twin Sides of Antimodernism: A Response to Paul Chan’s Progress as Regression

Pac Pobric [1] It is a common and, at this point, hopelessly exhausted “postmodern” (read: antimodern) critique that the period of modernity, as the legacy of the Enlightenment, was a fundamentally conservative set of cultural and political moments; that its

Objects of Devotion and Desire: Medieval Relic to Contemporary Art, The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery

Adrian Marshall The latest exhibition at the Leubsdorf Gallery at Hunter College has great potential to open up medieval reliquaries to a larger contemporary audience, if they have the patience to read a little. Accompanying a loan of five medieval

Objects of Devotion and Desire: Medieval Relic to Contemporary Art, The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery

Adrian Marshall The latest exhibition at the Leubsdorf Gallery at Hunter College has great potential to open up medieval reliquaries to a larger contemporary audience, if they have the patience to read a little. Accompanying a loan of five medieval

Book Review: Sherry Turkle – Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

Joel Kuennen In Sherry Turkle’s most recent book, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other, she relates a story of an artist with “cyborgs dreams.”[1] In 2005, artist Pia Lindman visited the MIT Media Lab

Book Review: Sherry Turkle – Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

Joel Kuennen In Sherry Turkle’s most recent book, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other, she relates a story of an artist with “cyborgs dreams.”[1] In 2005, artist Pia Lindman visited the MIT Media Lab

Baldessari’s Ambivalence

Pac Pobric John Baldessari may have made a good painter. His earliest works evinced his aesthetic eye. In #2 (1963), a tension between representation and abstraction is realized through a scrutinizing approach to a bird (first a subject in 1962’s

Baldessari’s Ambivalence

Pac Pobric John Baldessari may have made a good painter. His earliest works evinced his aesthetic eye. In #2 (1963), a tension between representation and abstraction is realized through a scrutinizing approach to a bird (first a subject in 1962’s

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New Productive Systems

  Brad Troemel “Technology will in the near and farther future increasingly turn from problems of intensity, substance, and energy, to problems of structure, organization, information, and control.” -Jon von Neumann, member of the Manhattan Project and inventor of the

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New Productive Systems

  Brad Troemel “Technology will in the near and farther future increasingly turn from problems of intensity, substance, and energy, to problems of structure, organization, information, and control.” -Jon von Neumann, member of the Manhattan Project and inventor of the