William Emlen Cresson’s Caricatures

I am proud to have contributed an essay on William Emlen Cresson’s exhibition caricatures for the catalogue of Expanding the Audience for Art in the 19th Century at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. The show was co-curated with colleagues and friends under the guidance of Michael Leja, and mounted at […]

Barbara Kasten at ICA Philadelphia

Originally published in Art in America’s April 2015 issue. ◊◊ The ground floor galleries of the Institute of Contemporary Art currently house “Stages,” the first and sorely overdue survey of Barbara Kasten’s photography-based, multi-medium practice. As a prismatic allusion, the show’s title bundles the themes of the exhibition: the theatricality […]

About Anthony Miler

Originally written for Art 3 Gallery. ◊◊ ANTHONY MILER (American, b. 1982 in Toledo, Ohio, lives and works in Brooklyn, NY) Anthony Miler is as much a painter of the human subject as he is of its unruly tendencies, which he denotes with jarring swathes of color, jagged lines, and […]

Joe Brittain at Catinca Tabacaru Gallery

Originally published as the press release for Intercourse: Joe Brittain at Catinca Tabacaru Gallery. ◊◊ Since our earliest material interventions upon the earth, we have wanted for its substance to speak to us or on our behalf. During the aggregated human lifetime, we lay hands on geological substance with sureness […]

Interviewing Anne-Lise Coste

My interview with Anne-Lise Coste is published in Où suis-je by Patrick Frey Editions. My synopsis for PFE below. ◊◊ Anne-Lise Coste’s fourth monograph, titled Où suis-je, is a collection of penetrating glimpses into the architectural landscape of her childhood as they have morphed and sutured in her mind over time. […]