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Michelle Stuart and Ann McCoy met at the Rail headquarters on a recent August afternoon to discuss the intersections of art, archaeology, exploration, and animism. Both daughters of the West, they also spoke about riding sidesaddle, synchronicity, and stupas.
In the midst of setting up three simultaneous museum retrospectivesat the Guggenheim, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and the Museum of Fine Arts, HoustonJames Turrell sat down with Alex Bacon to discuss his beginnings as an artist and his perspectives on a range of issues: art historical, cultural, technological, aesthetic, and even ethical.
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge pioneered performance art with h/er group COUM Transmissions (19691976) and is considered the father of Industrial Music with h/er band Throbbing Gristle (1975 981). In 1981, P-Orridge formed the influential band Psychic TV, and Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth (T.O.P.Y.) as a magical network to advance alternative social ideas.