Visual arts

May 18, 2014

Denny’s concern here is ownership and translation. What we lack, it seems, is an adequate vernacular, both legally and socially, to talk about existing in a digital context.

May 11, 2014

It was only with the advent of Modernism that we saw the invention of the ‘white cube’. Perhaps in accordance with the movement’s underpinning theme of self-reflection, agents in the art world put the gallery space under the microscope as they searched for a innovative way to exhibit revolutionary new art.

May 4, 2014

Lexicon’s setting is an imagined Africa. A place, that for Sassen, is informed by nostalgia; she lived in Kenya between the ages of three and five. For the viewer, however, this place is informed by every previous imagining of Africa as Other.

April 13, 2014

Pyramid Club is relatively small: there might be 60 people and that’s pretty full.

April 6, 2014

You may have heard of up-and-coming performance artist Millie Brown. She recently made a name for herself by vomiting on Lady Gaga…

April 6, 2014

Within the uncanny valley is a space to question what we long to see when our form is reflected back at us, and why.

March 31, 2014

Warhol was not afraid of being gay.

March 24, 2014

E-flux applies for the rights to top level domain .art.

March 17, 2014

In arguing for a holistic overhaul of art-viewing, though, de strike at a pertinent question. In the present climate, art’s claims to self-betterment are based more on the stockpiling of cultural capital than on a concern for emotional wellbeing.