Phaidon’s Ghost of Fashion Present: An Afterword

I was recently asked to review PATTERN, one of Phaidon Press’s new volumes on contemporary fashion, and I was rendered wordless for a while. It’s both a survey and a monograph without fully committing to either category. PATTERN is a

Phaidon’s Ghost of Fashion Present: An Afterword

I was recently asked to review PATTERN, one of Phaidon Press’s new volumes on contemporary fashion, and I was rendered wordless for a while. It’s both a survey and a monograph without fully committing to either category. PATTERN is a

Phaidon’s Ghost of Fashion Present

Originally published in The WILD Magazine. ◊◊ A survey book of contemporary fashion faces the hard task of convincing its reader not only of its authority and soundness in judgment, but also of its enduring relevance in an industry that is

Phaidon’s Ghost of Fashion Present

Originally published in The WILD Magazine. ◊◊ A survey book of contemporary fashion faces the hard task of convincing its reader not only of its authority and soundness in judgment, but also of its enduring relevance in an industry that is

Two Books on Things that Aren’t There

Originally written for Printed Matter. ◊◊   Location: Date: Time: Meriç Algün Ringborg Written and assembled by Meriç Algün Ringborg, this volume is both a two-part reflection and demonstration of disappearance in both personal and cultural terms. The first portion contains

Two Books on Things that Aren’t There

Originally written for Printed Matter. ◊◊   Location: Date: Time: Meriç Algün Ringborg Written and assembled by Meriç Algün Ringborg, this volume is both a two-part reflection and demonstration of disappearance in both personal and cultural terms. The first portion contains

Walter Benjamin’s Berlin, in two volumes

Originally written for Printed Matter. ◊◊ The “Berlin Chronicle” Notices Perhaps no other book better reveals the raw development of Walter Benjamin’s thought than The “Berlin Chronicle” Notices. This volume is a transcription of the forty notices that Benjamin had densely

Walter Benjamin’s Berlin, in two volumes

Originally written for Printed Matter. ◊◊ The “Berlin Chronicle” Notices Perhaps no other book better reveals the raw development of Walter Benjamin’s thought than The “Berlin Chronicle” Notices. This volume is a transcription of the forty notices that Benjamin had densely

Phaidon and Friends Defining Contemporary Art

Originally published in Artlog. ◊◊ Defining Contemporary Art: 25 Years in 200 Pivotal Artworks takes an innovative approach to surveying the art of the last quarter century, which is notoriously difficult to periodize or define. Eschewing grand narratives, Phaidon asked for

Phaidon and Friends Defining Contemporary Art

Originally published in Artlog. ◊◊ Defining Contemporary Art: 25 Years in 200 Pivotal Artworks takes an innovative approach to surveying the art of the last quarter century, which is notoriously difficult to periodize or define. Eschewing grand narratives, Phaidon asked for

With your eyes closed

Originally published in Artlog. ◊◊ Unfortunately (or fortunately), we can’t all afford to go to art school. But now there’s a much cheaper way to learn from the likes of John Baldessari or Liam Gillick. Brooklyn-based contemporary art journal Paper Monument (sister publication of literary

With your eyes closed

Originally published in Artlog. ◊◊ Unfortunately (or fortunately), we can’t all afford to go to art school. But now there’s a much cheaper way to learn from the likes of John Baldessari or Liam Gillick. Brooklyn-based contemporary art journal Paper Monument (sister publication of literary