In our December 2007 issue, on the occasion of a traveling retrospective, critic Saul Ostrow parsed O'Doherty's oeuvre, which the artist has produced through five distinct alter egos, most notably Patrick Ireland. Ostrow argues that O’Doherty’s artworks and writings "allow fiction to take on the appearance of fact and vice versa" by employing a complex network of historical and personal references. Read more
When independent curator Lance Fung was approached by the Atlantic City Alliance (ACA) in March 2012, he was skeptical about getting involved with Artlantic, an ambitious public art project set in a coastal town better known for casinos and beauty pageants. The aim of the project was to convert disused lots into green space that would host art installations. During early visits to the gambling mecca, Fung—best known for curating Read more
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