November 2014

VIDEO: The Secret History of Contemporary Art Episode 8 - Wendy White - New York

In her debut episode with Whitehot Magazine and The Secret History of Contemporary Art, New York based artist Irena Jurek visits New York artist Wendy White's studio. White, who shows her work in international museums and galleries shares some secrets.   read more...

BAD MOØN festival # 1 by Kim Kindermans - Antwerp

After some years of reorientation and scrutinizing the spirits, Jan Van Woensel, curator of the internationally traveling exhibition Bad Moon Rising, is preparing a new project: BAD MOØN festival #1. With 15 bands on 3 stages, ranging from extreme metal to introvert folk, this nomadic, underground festival will invoke a blend of diverse feelings; rebellion, dysphoria, gloom, melancholy, indulgence, recognition, alleviation   read more...

Edgar Sarin: The Miraculous Cocoon by Kurt McVey - New York

Over the last week, in an unassuming and seemingly out of place pop-up gallery on West 3rd Street in The Village, the Parisian artist Edgar Sarin presided   read more...

Prospect.3: Notes for Now in New Orleans by Paul Laster - New York

Launched two years after Hurricane Katrina had devastated large areas of New Orleans and the Louisiana Gulf Region, Prospect New Orleans was conceived as an international biennial to exhibit current artistic practices   read more...

David Bowie Is by Keith Brown - Chicago

The origins of the David Bowie exhibition at MCA Chicago were grounded in an opportunity graciously proposed to theatre and performance curators Geoffrey Marsh and Victoria Broackes of the Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) around 2011   read more...

Natalie Colette Wood Interview by Irena Jurek - New York

Natalie Colette Wood makes paintings and sculptures that deconstruct and dissect modes of abstraction, architecture, and fantasy. Her tumultuous hard- edged drips and her use of dazzling materials, such as sequins, rhinestones, and spandex reflect her distinctive vision and memories from a childhood spent in Las Vegas.   read more...

FotoFocus Biennial 2014 by Paul Laster - New York

The second edition of the FotoFocus in Cincinnati raised the bar for future incarnations of the fledgling biennial of photography and video.   read more...

Artists in Conversation: An Interview with Will Rahilly by Rachel Rossin - New York

Will Rahilly is a New York-based photographer and video artist whose distinct work contains unexpected references to domestic mythologies, office rituals, technology, and identity   read more...

Atalay Yavuz at Protocinema by Travis Jeppesen - Berlin

For his latest exhibition, Atalay Yavuz is working with the roving New York- and Istanbul-based gallery Protocinema, which never stages an exhibition in the same space twice.   read more...

The Mimesis and Diegesis of Paul Brainard by Gregory de la Haba - New York

In the current show at The Lodge Gallery on the LES of New York City, Paul Brainard, as narrating draughtsman, draws attention to the vacuous in western society, to the loss of a moral highground (if ever there was one) and, seemingly, maps our collective actions, worries, fears and feelings as they correlate with the decline of humanism in western culture and the fall, for many, in the belief of the American dream.   read more...