Tara Donovan at The Met

Tara Donovan (American, b. 1969)Untitled (Mylar) (detail), 2007Mylar and glue; 96 in. x 10 ft. x 1/2 in.© Tara Donovan, courtesy PaceWildenstein, New YorkPhoto: Dennis Crowley Tara Donovan is known for turning common, manufactured objects into abstract sculptural installations. Her work typically has dimension and substance—a 42” cube made from straight pins or amoebic honeycomb…

The Armory Show–Another Strong Year

Collector’s at the Armory Show Yesterday, I posted an article on the PULSE Art Fair. The Armory Show is the most important American art fair and the largest fair held in New York that last weekend in March. There were ten art fairs that weekend and one would have to be a bit psychotic to…

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…