Bruce Mau to curate Denver Biennial from adobeairstream

“This isn’t a biennial of contemporary art in the traditional sense. Our goal is to reinvent the notion of a biennial and take it a step further.”

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Nauman in Venice on adobeairstream

Basualdo said choosing Nauman to represent the United States was simple.

“He is an artist’s artist,” Basualdo said. Nauman was also forefront in the minds of the Philadelphia curators, because they were in the process of acquiring Nauman’s 1967 neon, The True Artist Helps the World by Revealing Mystic Truths.

Southwest artists, but no Southwestern art

Media Credit: Courtesy of Albuquerque Museum “Swoop” by Julia Barello, featured at the second annual Biennial Southwest exhibit at the Albuquerque Museum. The second installment of Biennial Southwest at The Albuquerque Museum, features 83 works from artists in New Mexico, Texas, and Arizona. Artists competed for cash awards totaling $10,500 in a variety of categories.…

Temporal Tenuosness: Whitney Biennial 2008

Mika Rottenberg, Production still from Cheese, 2007.Digital video, color, sound; approximately 12 min.Collection of the artist. Below is the original article I wrote and submitted for publication: “A biennial is an exercise in imposing temporary order and control onto a situation that is, essentially, out of control,” writes Adam Weinberg, director of the Whitney Museum…

Cerebral art for modern minds, Durango Herald, April 8, 2008

Daniel Joseph Martinez, “Divine Violence,” 2007,automotive paint on wood panel, dimensions variable.The article as it appeared in The Durango Herald: NEW YORK – “A biennial is an exercise in imposing temporary order and control onto a situation that is, essentially, out of control.” That’s what Adam Weinberg, director of the Whitney Museum of American Art…