December, 2011

Best of 2011
Feminist Finish Fetish

For Best of 2011, our West Coast Editor, Danielle Sommer, fell in love with Catherine Wagley‘s article, Feminist Finish Fetish, from her weekly column, L.A. Expanded. “I loved Catherine’s piece on Judy Chicago. Not just because of the snappy name, but because she managed to reframe Chicago’s practice for me.” – Danielle Sommer. We hope you find Feminist Finish Fetish as enlightening as we do.[…..]

Best of 2011
Go to Hell Moamar: Benghazi’s Aesthetic Insurrection

As we welcome in the new year at DailyServing, we take the time to reflect on some of the 365 articles, interviews, and reviews we have completed over the last 12 months. Our writer, Catlin Moore, loved Matthew Harrison Tedford‘s article from our new series on art and politics, #Hashtags. We are so proud of our regular series, LA Expanded, Fan Mail, and #Hashtags, and[…..]

Best of 2011
Boulevard: An Interview with Katy Grannan

As we welcome in the new year at DailyServing, we take the time to reflect on some of the 365 articles, interviews, and reviews we have completed over the last 12 months. Today, we have Michelle Schultz‘s pick for her favorite article of 2011 — Seth Curcio‘s interview with Katy Grannan. ‘I love discovering new artists – and found work of Katy Grannan instantly seductive,[…..]

The Next Phase: An Interview with Dan Cameron

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Commonly founders of organizations are so caught up in the building, growing, and running of the organization that questions of the sustainability after said founder leaves are left unanswered. This is far from the truth for Curator Dan Cameron, the founder of Prospect New Orleans, an international art biennial in its second iteration. He kindly sat down with me to discuss his imminent departure from[…..]

Fighting those Winter Blues

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The dark, dreary weather at this time of year casts a shadow over even the most upbeat of Londoners. The shortest day of the year is upon us, with Winter Solstice bringing less than 8 hours of daylight. And with the characteristic haze of grey clouds and drizzle for which England is notoriously known, it is quite difficult to resist the urge to lazily sleep[…..]

Agitated Histories

Grasping the nebulous zone of art and politics can be arduous at best. The curatorial project of Agitated Histories attempts to do just that by compartmentalizing the political narrative. The Re-enactment, The Archive, The Persona, and The Intervention give some scaffolding from which the viewer can approach the work. The artists in this exhibition engage with the political, the social, and the personal through formal[…..]

Jack White: Neo-Totems and Other Works of Art

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In a recent BBC documentary on J Dilla, the deceased beatmaker’s family and fellow industry folk recount the seminal producer’s style, marked most notably by a counter-quantizing of his drum machine: a drunken mechanization, a meeting point of analog practices (the mythic process of searching through crates of records) and digitization that concurrently sounded ill-programmed (off-beat), yet intentional and on-point. This is man-made modernism, in[…..]