Art In America

New York-based collective DIS (Lauren Boyle, Solomon Chase, Marco Roso, and David Toro) has pioneered the post-internet aesthetic on their online publishing platform, DIS Magazine. The site hosts essays, interviews, and other critical texts, but also…Read more

September 8, 1978, was a day that shaped the Persian Gulf as we know it. A crescendo of religious demonstrations culminated in a massacre that has come to be known as Iran’s Black Friday. Guards opened fire, killing an estimated eighty-eight protestors…Read more

Thailand’s Apichatpong Weerasethakul has won a global following with films grounded in intensely local settings and timeless myths. I haven’t been to Thailand proper, though I’ve traveled there many times via the works of Apichatpong Weerasethakul,…Read more

Fiction and artifice are everywhere in the ninth Berlin Biennale. Most international exhibitions on this scale strive to define contemporary artistic trends. This one offers a coherent set of fictions amounting to a comprehensive vision of the present.…Read more

Donald Moffett was born in Texas in 1955 and moved to New York twenty-three years later. Like many artists who came into their own in the late 1980s, he leaned heavily on juxtapositions of text and image in his early work, appropriating mass-media…Read more

With a retrospective traveling through Europe, Rochelle Feinstein broadens the audience for her incisive, edgy paintings. “Funny is good as long as it bites back.”                                         —Rochelle Feinstein Rochelle Feinstein is…Read more

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