Essays & Reporting

"A New Bookstore in Philly Offers Much More than Books," Hyperallergic

What is the role of books in the evolving contemporary art scene? How does publishing manifest as a curatorial or artistic practice? The Ulises bookshop, named after the conceptual book artist and theorist Ulises Carrión and which opened this past weekend in Philadelphia, plans to address these questions.

"A New Bookstore in Philly Offers Much More than Books," Hyperallergic

“In Readers’ Hands, Archives Find New Contexts,” Hyperallergic

New York University Fales Library Collection director and curator Marvin J. Taylor organized the panel that featured: Franklin Furnace director and founder Martha Wilson; archivist, curator and artist Andrew Blackley; and director of NYPL Labs Ben Vershbow.

“In Readers’ Hands, Archives Find New Contexts,” Hyperallergic

“Christopher Williams Shakes Up the Exhibition Catalogue,” Hyperallergic

When Christopher Williams’s retrospective, currently on view at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, was first proposed, the artist says he was uncomfortable with the idea of a survey. Citing the famous Ed Ruscha line, “I don’t want no retrospective.”

“Christopher Williams Shakes Up the Exhibition Catalogue,” Hyperallergic

“Tracing a Line Between Conceptualism and Blackness,” Hyperallergic

The soothing piano music and soulful singing of Marian Anderson’s “Trampin’” filled the auditorium as artist Adam Pendleton began his performance at the Museum of Modern Art.

“Tracing a Line Between Conceptualism and Blackness,” Hyperallergic