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Ricardo Piglia and the Art of Interruption

...alter ego appears in Respiración artificial (Artificial Respiration), the 1980 novel that propelled Piglia to prominence in the Hispanic literary world, as well as in the 2010 Blanco nocturno (Target...

Forgery Fiction

...on it. Ever since Aestheticism’s mantra of art for art’s sake, capital-A Art has kept its distance from the taint of money, even though they have always been attached by...

The Art of Protest

...with friends about the lecture we just heard by the artist Alfredo Jaar, who discussed some of his provocative public memory projects in Chile, Japan, Switzerland, and Memphis, Tennessee. There’s...

Bringing Outsiders In

...in the art. The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s exhibition “Great and Mighty Things”: Outsider Art from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection (March 3–June 9, 2013), now joined by an...

A Conversation with Ellis Avery

...that characterizes the stories of both of the artists she loves. And I’m doing this because I want to valorize a more egalitarian perspective on art, art-making, and art appreciation....

Fascism’s Cultural Behemoth

...show’s disconcerting title—Post Zang Tumb Tuuum. Art Life Politics: Italia 1918–1943—is perhaps the place to start. It is an opaque mix, an art deco cocktail, its ingredients artfully stirred together...

When Art Disrupts Life

...wild fact that Tangerine is the first widely-released feature to be filmed entirely on iPhones, but nearly all of those reviews then qualify that merit: the film’s artistry is achieved...

Brexit or Utopia?

...such that the “Art” in nature might ascend to something like artfulness, beyond mere artifice. But before that very late half-redemption, Art suffers repeated indignities. He loses control of his...

The Metamorphoses of Alberto Savinio

...his part, Savinio, in articles published in 1921, asserted the centrality of memory to modern art, contending that dreams, due to their inconsistency, cannot provide any aesthetic foundation.5 Walking a...

“What Invisibility Looks Like”

...began to question some of minimalism’s tenets, especially the supremacy of the objet d’art, or finished work. The most important element of art making, he came to believe, wasn’t the...

Rancière’s Counter-Modernism

...of art’s categories and the impossibility of mapping a territory called “art” is art itself. Under Rancière’s thesis, Kant’s notion of beauty without a concept becomes the experience of liberation...