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Art Books

Under the Sign of [sic]: Sturtevant’s Volte-Face

Prior to reading Bruce Hainley’s latest book, my gloss on Elaine Sturtevant would have gone something like this: Feminist appropriation artist remade iconic Pop works, raising questions about authorship.

A Life in Books: The Rise and Fall of Bleu Mobley

Today’s art audience may be quick to translate visual semiotics into a verbal discourse, whether sociological, historical, philosophical, or whatever else; but they lack the developed sensitivities requisite to fully appreciate art based on engaged visual perception.

Writings and Conversations

Writings and Conversations, a small and austerely designed book, provides a useful introduction and overview to Doug Ashford’s work with Group Material and a consideration of his beautifully conflicted current work.


The Brooklyn Rail

MAR 2014

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