It's not easy to convey humor through the modernist grid, but Rochelle Feinstein finds the format—along with painted texts, stock photographs, and videos—surprisingly congenial for satirizing the art world and her personal life. Read more
What inspires me is feeling. I'm talking about a sense of excitement, of awe and wonder. As a child, you have a kind of openness. As you grow, that openness turns to sexual excitement, toward an expansion of parameters and territory, possibilities and sensations—a wider range of feeling. Read more
The Chilean pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale opens with a large lightbox bearing the image of the Italian artist Lucio Fontana stepping gingerly through the ruins of his Milan studio after World War II. An image both devastating and hopeful, it ushers the visitor into Alfredo Jaar's ambitious installation Venezia, Venezia, replete with such contradictions. Read more
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