SUZAAN BOETTGER, an art historian and critic in New York, is working on a book on environmentalist art.
| Critics Page
When the current Venice Biennale compilation, All the World’s Futures, incited critics’ antipathy as “morality-based,” “provocative but also confining,” and “morose, joyless, and ugly,” I knew I had to see it.
| Art Books
Oil is the elixir of the economy and venom to the environment. Beyond its materialization as myriad synthetics from furniture to foodstuffs, this contentious fluid has become the elan vital of developmentat once pervasive, productive, and perverse.