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FELIX GONZALEZ–TORRES

“I believe that irony is still a very useful tool to create meaning. For me, irony stops information in its tracks and makes it unravel.” — Felix Gonzalez–Torres* A visitor to FELIX GONZALEZ–TORRES (at David Zwirner in New York), confronted by a room-dividing wall of glass beads hanging from the ceiling, sticks out his hand and runs […]

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"PARIS LA is born of shared perspectives. It’s a project, like a love story, that comes from the feeling of being in one place, thinking about another. A place between two cities, between scenes, between people, that exists only in the space of our imagination. In Paris, dreaming of the Pacific. Speaking French in LA. And it’s as true as a clear blue sky above us."—Dorothée Perret, Founder Editor (Paris, November 9, 2008)

DOUGLAS CRIMP — BEFORE PICTURES

“What I had hoped to do from the beginning was to complicate the narratives that we have about the art that was made in New York in the 1970s and about the political developments of the gay scene and public sexual culture in that period of time….The queer world and art world complicate each other, […]

DEANA LAWSON AT THE WHITNEY

DEANA LAWSON—NEW PHOTOGRAPHS, at Rhona Hoffman in Chicago, closes this weekend, but there are still a couple weeks left to see Lawson’s new work in New York City.   DEANA LAWSON—NEW PHOTOGRAPHS, through May 26. RHONA HOFFMAN GALLERY, 118 North Peoria Street, Chicago DEANA LAWSON—2017 WHITNEY BIENNIAL, through June 11. WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, […]

Chase Finlay by Bruce Weber
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CHASE FINLAY AS LYSANDER

New York City Ballet principal Chase Finlay’s recent turn with Tiler Peck in Myles Thatcher’s Polaris was a highlight of company’s Spring 2017 Here/Now Festival. On Wednesday and Saturday of this week, Finlay will dance Lysander in Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.   A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, through May 28. Chase Finlay as Lysander: Wednesday, May 24, at 7:30 pm. […]

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VANESSA ANSPAUGH — THE END OF MEN, AGAIN

In 2016, Vanessa Anspaugh’s The End Of Men: An Ode to Ocean answered the questions, “What does feminist work look like without women as the subject? What happens when men are directed (by me) to embody their intimacies, and are then left to their own devices?” A year—and a lifetime—later, choreographer/performance artist Anspaugh presents THE END OF MEN, […]