November 2014

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...

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...

John Henderson: A Revision at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin by Cassie Cummins - New York

Often times, when inside a gallery setting, art objects can seem isolated and autonomous, a means to their own end, as though they exist in a vacuum.   read more...

VIDEO: The Secret History of Contemporary Art | Episode 7 | Anton Perich, artist NYC - New York

Whitehot Magazine presents a new original series: The Secret History of Contemporary Art | Episode 7 | Anton Perich, artist NYC. A conversation with artist Anton Perich in his New York studio. Whitehot correspondent, artist and poet Gabriel Don discusses Perich's work. Anton Perich is an internationally known artist.   read more...

Gilbert & George: Scapegoating Pictures for London by Giovanni Aloi - London

A rollercoaster of events that began during the last stretch of the 1990s, when London truly swung once more, maybe for the last time. The city was a powerhouse of ideas and creativity driven by a wave of entrepreneurial spirit which many claim was instilled by, for the better or worse, the Margaret Thatcher philosophy. Back then, Damien Hirst animals in formaldehyde had not yet started to decay; there was only one Tate gracing the banks of the Thames. Suede, Oasis, and Blur delivered exceedingly good tunes in the attempt to dominate the bourgeoning UK indie music scene. British fashion still turned heads as Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen rocked the catwalk with proactive and artistically charged collections.   read more...