July, 2010

Jan Mancuska: Everything that really is, but has been forgotten

From time to time we will bring you content from our partnering websites. This week we decided to ramp up some of that cross coverage and bring your interviews and articles from the Huffington Post, Beautiful / Decay and Art Practical. Today we are bringing you a recent article from our friends over at DaWire.com. This coverage of Jan Mancuska‘s current exhibition Everything that really[.....]

Stranger Friends

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley At the start of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Truman Capote’s charming novella about a troubled socialite looking for “what’s hers” and attracted to everything that’s not, the unnamed narrator receives a message from a bartender named Joe Bell. He meets Bell, an old friend, and the two clandestinely talk about Holly, the socialite[.....]

Warhol and Duchamp: Just like Bradshaw and Swann.

If the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh keeps putting on shows like Twisted Pair: Marcel Duchamp/Andy Warhol then maybe the ol’ Burgh deserves a place on the official Dia art pilgrimage map, along with James Turrell’s Roden Crater in Arizona and Walter De Maria’s New Mexican Lightning Field.  Curated by longtime Warhol archivist Matt Wrbican, Twisted Pair is smart, funny and long overdue. Where many[.....]

Interview with Dan Attoe

This week, DailyServing is publishing content from a few of our friends and partnering websites in order share some amazing new artwork with you . Today, we have a fantastic interview with Dan Attoe from our friends at Beautiful/Decay. B/D features really great contemporary art, illustration and cultural content. Make sure to check them out if you haven’t already. When I met Dan Attoe we[.....]

Chad Person: Surviving the End of Your World

In an age of twenty-four hour a day news networks that constantly reflect  that we are in the midst of a major environmental disaster, multiple ongoing wars, and the worst economic crisis of our time, it is hard not to become a little paranoid or to begin thinking that the end of the world near. With this in mind it is no wonder that artists[.....]

On Kawara: Pure Consciousness at 19 Kindergartens

Today’s article is from our dear friends at Art Practical, where Jessica Brier discusses the new work by On Kawara at the San Francisco Art Institute’s Walter and McBean Galleries. It’s pretty safe to say that Conceptual Art’s moment has come and gone. Now that we are living in a period in which virtually all art is expected to be “conceptual” in some way or[.....]

From the DS Archives: Venice Biennale, Krzysztof Wodiczko

This past week, the United States government sued Arizona to block strict new immigration laws that will criminalize illegal transnational immigration in that state.  In light of this, we chose to pull Krzysztof Wodiczko’s Guests From the DS Archives to be reconsidered in the context of our country’s continuing debate over immigration reform.  Guests takes on new meaning when repositioned close to home. Krzysztof Wodiczko’s[.....]