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ARTHUR MITCHELL

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“I am a political activist through dance. I believe that dance, and the arts more broadly, can be used as a catalyst for social change—this is why I started the Dance Theatre of Harlem. With my archive at Columbia, artifacts of American dance history and African-American history are accessible to young scholars, academics and the […]

ERIN SHIRREFF

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Erin Shirreff is a photographer, sculptor, and video maker. sikkemajenkinsco.com/Shirreff_CV See: albrightknox.org/publications/erin-shirreff Top: Erin Shirreff, Monograph (no. 2), 2012. Bottom: Erin Shirreff, Monograph (no. 1), 2011  

RYAN MCGINLEY IN CONVERSATION

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This weekend, join Ryan McGinley at the FOG DESIGN + ART fair, where he will join Ratio 3 gallerist Chris Perez for a morning talk.   RYAN MCGINLEY IN CONVERSATION, Saturday, January 13, at 11:30 am. FORT MASON FESTIVAL PAVILION, 2 Marina Boulevard, San Francisco. fogfair.com/schedule Ryan McGinley, Self Portrait Bathroom, 2000. Image credit: © […]

RACHEL AMODEO’S WHAT ABOUT ME

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At Jack Smith’s 1989 memorial service, director Rachel Amodeo and a group of friends put together a germ of an idea for WHAT ABOUT ME, her black-and-white, 16 mm, cinema vérité starring Amodeo as Lisa Napolitano, a homeless outcast who crosses paths—some of them through Tompkins Square Park—with Richard Edson, Nick Zedd, and Richard Hell. […]

MUNDOS ALTERNOS

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MUNDOS ALTERNOS—ART AND SCIENCE FICTION IN THE AMERICAS looks at art and science fiction through the lens of Latin American studies. The show at the University of California at Riverside brings together “large-scale installation, photography, sculpture, drawing, painting, performance, and video, the exhibition presents the work of over 30 contemporary artists who recast the future […]

JAMES BALDWIN AND RICHARD AVEDON — NOTHING PERSONAL

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“It has always been much easier (because it has always seemed much safer) to give a name to the evil without than to locate the terror within. And yet, the terror within is far truer and far more powerful than any of our labels: the labels change, the terror is constant. And this terror has […]

CARTIER-BRESSON AUCTION

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“Henri Cartier-Bresson was the greatest photographer of the twentieth century. His images are timeless. Putting this collection together has given so much joy and meaning to my life. I think and hope that through this auction a new generation of global collectors will experience the same joy and inspiration in their lives that I have. […]