Art In America

For legendary mail and collage artist Ray Johnson (1927–1995), any ephemera of everyday material culture he encountered could potentially be art—including the bottle caps, abandoned toys, tennis balls, fragments of fractured ceramics, stickers, gloves,…Read more

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

On a recent tour of one of Donald Judd’s many studios in Marfa, Texas, I noticed a set of twenty or so folders that would normally hang inside a filing cabinet. They were all clearly labeled, but instead of being confined to a metal box, they were spread…Read more

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