That the frozen of the image is always in part a memento mori for its subject is an endlessly complex trope of the last century, because of the parts of the object that remain alive. How various modes of documentation—video of film in conversation with photography, installation work—differ from straight photography is the subject of the Guggenheim's current survey from its collection, Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance. Read more
When Merce Cunningham died last July at age 90, A.i.A. asked Tacita Dean, the last in a distinguished line of visual artists who collaborated with the legendary choreographer, to reflect on her experience of working with the master. Read more
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