THE HELD ESSAYS ON VISUAL ART
A Body of Work

Art

A little more than a year ago I gave a lecture on Jack Goldstein, an artist synonymous, for most, with the Pictures Generation and the advent of postmodernism in the visual arts.

INCONVERSATION

FRANK OWEN with Alexi Worth

Art

Frank Owen has the most interesting studio I know. When I first visited, back in the late 1980s, the place was a cross between a visionary architect’s office and an automotive design shop.

INCONVERSATION

What’s Love Got to Do With It?
GABY COLLINS-FERNANDEZ & DORON LANGBERG with Jarrett Earnest

Art

Why don’t we just accept that art history is one long, looping conversation in a haunted house, with so many vivid voices belonging to currently dead people? Is it weird that we still talk to them?—and to each other?—and about them and each other?

INCONVERSATION

MICHAEL TAUSSIG with Nathlie Provosty and Jarrett Earnest

Art

The anthropologist, author, and Columbia University professor Michael Taussig is best known for his book My Cocaine Museum (2004) and his many decades living, on and off, in the Putumayo region of Colombia.

WEBEXCLUSIVE INCONVERSATION

ZHANG HUAN with Charles Schultz

Art

Zhang Huan's solo exhibition at Pace Gallery, Let There Be Light (through December 5), includes the largest ash painting Zhang’s made to date as well as a new series of ash paintings that use the language of Braille to transcribe western texts including the Bible and the Star Spangled Banner.

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