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

The Bernadette Corporation in its Legendary Proportions

Originally published at The WILD Magazine. ◊◊ Depending on the year it was written, the Bernadette Corporation’s autobiographical introduction reads very differently. It has, since its inception in 1994 in New York City, been responsible for the production of parties, fashion lines

The Bernadette Corporation in its Legendary Proportions

Originally published at The WILD Magazine. ◊◊ Depending on the year it was written, the Bernadette Corporation’s autobiographical introduction reads very differently. It has, since its inception in 1994 in New York City, been responsible for the production of parties, fashion lines

Learning Natural Histories: Joianne Bittle at Churner and Churner

Originally published in The WILD Magazine. ◊◊ “People love dioramas,” Joianne Bittle once observed, “They get emotional about them. It has something to do with making the real non-real.” Bittle is no amateur creator of full-scale environments, having worked as

Learning Natural Histories: Joianne Bittle at Churner and Churner

Originally published in The WILD Magazine. ◊◊ “People love dioramas,” Joianne Bittle once observed, “They get emotional about them. It has something to do with making the real non-real.” Bittle is no amateur creator of full-scale environments, having worked as

Ghosts in the Machine: Alternate Histories at the New Museum

Originally written for the Solo Foundation. ◊◊ For a program that lives in the narrow space of contemporary art, the New Museum mounts a show that looks both forward and back in time. There is less than one month left

Ghosts in the Machine: Alternate Histories at the New Museum

Originally written for the Solo Foundation. ◊◊ For a program that lives in the narrow space of contemporary art, the New Museum mounts a show that looks both forward and back in time. There is less than one month left

Classic Wit: 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

Classic Wit: 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

A small dialogue on John Berger

With the wildest serendipity a few weeks ago, a wonderful woman named Wah-Ming Chang interrupted a jolly conversation I was having on the Brooklyn-bound N train for what turned out to be an interview in a fantastic series about encountering

A small dialogue on John Berger

With the wildest serendipity a few weeks ago, a wonderful woman named Wah-Ming Chang interrupted a jolly conversation I was having on the Brooklyn-bound N train for what turned out to be an interview in a fantastic series about encountering