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Lynn Maliszewski

LYNN MALISZEWSKI is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn, NY.

TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE
Charles Gaines: Gridwork 1974 – 1989

The interpretation of “a system” versus “the system” is polarized, depending on context—a flaw in communication that implies discrepancies within language. Is no structure sacred?

THE PERKS OF BEING AN OUTSIDER
FRED GUTZEIT Signatures

No smoke, no mirrors, just you and the canvas. Contemporary abstract painting, the sexiest of which is being called Casualism, considers imperfection a lynchpin.

The Great Debate About Art

Exhibition making is far from rocket science, yet books, master’s programs, and magazines suggest a genius in curation. GDA1–anonymous, the current exhibition at Envoy Enterprises, exemplifies the pitfalls of the craft’s recent glorification.

CAROL SZYMANSKI:
Pareidolia

Carol Szymanski’s most recent Cibachrome prints float in their white frames, matted on white, looking sanctimonious as ever.

Czech and Slovak Photo Publications 1918–1989

These fissures guide our reading of Steidl’s 509-page compilation. Eight essays, written in Czech and in English, outline the entanglement between political compulsions and images published in a nation consistently redefining itself throughout the twentieth century.

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The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2019

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