On the occasion of her traveling retrospective, Nancy Spero: Dissidances (currently on view at the Museu d' Art Contemporani in Barcelona), the artist recently sat down with Rail publisher Phong Bui at her home on LaGuardia Place.
I so fondly remember when I was standing in front of the great Cézanne Large Bathers with an Italian friend from Tarquinia (we all came down from New York to see the Cézanne retrospective at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 1996) and I ran into Anne DHarnoncourt. We had met once with Meyer Schapiro in 1992 (I was Schapiros companion for the day with the wheelchair) at MoMas Matisse retrospective.
One recent afternoon, Fabio Akcelrud Durão, a Brazilian literary theorist, paid a visit to the home of Robert Hullot-Kentor in Manhattan. The following is the result of their discussion of Adornos theory of a web of unknowing, psychoanalysis and politics, apocalypse, what words not to use, the gratuitous plural, and what art is.
Shortly after Richard Artschwagers exhibition of paintings and sculptures opened at Gagosian Gallery (January 24March 8, 2008) the Rail Art Editor John Yau and his wife, the painter Eve Aschheim visited the artist in his Manhattan apartment and home in Upstate New York to discuss his work.