A review of Bill Berkson’s “Sudden Address: Selected Lectures 1981-2006” from Cuneiform Press
Julian Schnabel: Polaroids by Petra Giloy-Hirtz is published by Prestel.
No bravos for this lackluster new site, even if the programs trump Bravo’s “Work of Art”
The Mural in America by Francis V. Connor, Ph. D. at muralinamerica.com
In depth review of the semiotician’s pointed pamphlet on the end of art criticism
In the 1980s, when painting was commonly said to be dead, many group shows were devoted to abstraction.
Jerry Saltz Book Review
“His ambition,” Moore-McCann concludes, “is nothing less than a transformation of thinking, looking beyond material objects to underlying systems of belief”
Giambattista Tiepolo (1696 – 1770), very famous and much in demand in his lifetime, has a roomful of his enormously tall paintings at the entrance to the European galleries of the Metropolitan Museum. Thought to be just a gifted decorative artist, unlike Piero della Francesca, he has not has not become a culture hero. In a…
Towards an Immersive Intelligence: Essays on the Work of Art in the Age of Computer Technology and Virtual Reality 1993-2006 by Joseph Nechvatal
Joseph Nechvatal was ahead of the curve. In 1986 he was using computers and computer robotics to make paintings and from 1991-1993 he experimented with computer viruses. Nechvatal co-founded Tellus Audio Cassette Magazine in 1983, and makes audio art to this very day, using computer viruses to influence the compositional process. Nechvatal firmly believes that…