Posts Tagged ‘representation’

#Hashtags: On the Political in Art

Thomas Hirschhorn. Gramsci Monument, 2013. Children's Class. Forest Houses, Bronx, New York. Courtesy Dia Art Foundation. Photo by Romain Lopez.

#race #class #access #commerce #representation #empowerment #codeswitching As the values of the contemporary art elite veer ever farther toward commerce, art with a social justice conscience is rallying in New York—arguably the center of the global art market. This summer, three prominent artists known for their political consciences have been drawing attention for thoughtful, research-heavy projects. In Chelsea, Hank Willis Thomas and the team of William Powhida and Jade Townsend have[…..]

#Hashtags: Proximity and Migration

Yamini Nayar. Head Over Heals, 2013. Lightjet print. Courtesy the artist, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York and Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai.

#institutions #representation #access #sustainability #visibility #regionalism #globalism Two shows at San Francisco museums this past July proposed to reconcile gaps between local and global concerns. For Proximities I: What Time Is It There? at the Asian Art Museum, guest curator Glen Helfand asked a group of Bay Area artists to consider the concept of Asia from the perspective of the culturally uninitiated. Migrating Identities, at Yerba[…..]

HELP DESK: Ideal Representation

Lothar Hempel, installation view of "Cafe Kaputt" at Gio Marconi Gallery, 2009

HELP DESK is where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling–or any other activity related to–contemporary art. Submit your questions 100% anonymously here: http://bit.ly/132VchD. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. Follow HELP DESK on twitter: @BeanGilsdorf I’ve been meeting with a commercial gallery in my city for some time, and they’ve extended me an offer to come aboard. I’m[…..]

HELP DESK: Being “Discovered”

Philippe Parreno, La Batalla de los Patos, a documentary project with Rirkrit Tiravanija, 2003, 2013. Screenprint, printed in phosphorescent ink, 39.5 x 55.5 inches, edition of 6

HELP DESK is where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling–or any other activity related to–contemporary art. Submit your questions 100% anonymously here: http://bit.ly/132VchD. All submissions become the property of Daily Serving. Follow us on twitter: @ArtHelpDeskI’m just about to finish my first really serious series of paintings, and I’m curious about which approach is the best for self-promotion. Is it[…..]

HELP DESK: Ready for Representation?

Monika Sosnowska, Stairway, 2010.

HELP DESK is where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling–or any other activity related to–contemporary art. All submissions are strictly confidential and become the property of Daily Serving. Email helpdesk@dailyserving.com with your dilemma. Happy New Year! For 2013, HELP DESK is going to be published every other week to make time for my other art adventures. But there are always[…..]

HELP DESK: Represent! (Me)

Deb Sokolow,  Untitled, 2009. Acrylic and graphite on paper, 8 x 10 inches

Welcome to HELP DESK, where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling–or any other activity related to–contemporary art. Together, we’ll sort through some of art’s thornier issues. Email helpdesk@dailyserving.com with your question. All submissions remain strictly anonymous and become the property of Daily Serving. HELP DESK is co-sponsored by KQED.org.I have been out of graduate school for 3 years now and[…..]

HELP DESK: Art Fairs Everywhere

Jordan Tate, New Work #100, 2009-2012. 3-channel slide projection (RGB)

Welcome to HELP DESK, where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling–or any other activity related to–contemporary art. Together, we’ll sort through some of art’s thornier issues. Email helpdesk@dailyserving.com with your question. All submissions remain strictly anonymous and become the property of Daily Serving. HELP DESK is co-sponsored by KQED.org. I may be in an enviable position, but it is a[…..]