Year: 2012

(In Brief) the Mexican Revolution

A list that could also have been titled, “Diego Rivera’s friends and dissidents.” Selections from copywriting artist biographies in 140 words or less; originally written for Artsy.net. ◊◊   JOSÉ CLEMENTE OROZCO Mexican, 1883-1949 Alongside Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros, José Clemente Orozco was one of the major muralists […]

Kiki Smith in Times Square, Again

Originally written for the Solo Foundation. ◊◊ By some confluence of chance and irony, and something other than coincidence, Kiki Smith was asked earlier this year to produce a temporary installation in Times Square as part of the Last Lot project space—roughly five blocks from the 1980 staging of “The […]

Wooster Enterprises at Churner and Churner

Originally published in the WILD Magazine. ◊◊ Churner and Churner’s Wooster Enterprises, 1976-78 is some mix of a historical art exhibition and a paper goods boutique set up in a previous generation of downtown New York City. It is a small monument to the tremendous undertaking of Wooster Enterprises, and also […]