In Hundt and Newhagen the fighting spirit of Dada is alive and well. Their work points to the extant power of irrationality.
Archives for March 2011
Photojournalist Robyn Twomey covered the medical marijuana industry. The patients, she found, were the real story.
Hasan Elahi passed nine lie detector tests. But the FBI still thought he might be a terrorist. So the Bureau asked him to stay in touch. He complied. The artist filled their inbox with a torrent of useless information.
Does abstraction have a viable “third path,” between the poles of Impressionist “opticality” and Symbolist introspection? Mark Van Proyen reports.
Gottfried Helnwein’s paintings and photographs tackle the persistence of evil and the cruelties perpetrated by humans against each other.
In cross-cultural mash-ups, where indigenous icons return to a Disney-fied America, and art historical figures dance through cartoon vistas, Chagoya explores a terrain where all cultures meet and mix.