A new book published to coincide with Sarah Sze’s recent Fondation Cartier exhibition Night Into Day explores the sculptor’s complex visualisation of the human world and the systems we use to measure it. In an introductory essay, the philosopher Bruno Latour recalls that when he first encountered Sze’s work in 2016, “I stayed for more
July 27, 2021
In the airplane town, next to Botkin Street, there are several houses in the Soviet Baroque style. Several times I tried to paint the facades of these houses. But it didn’t work … And I really liked this balcony. And I managed to write it. Thanks to the wonderful ARCHES paper, everything worked out. This
Akeem Smith on How He Navigates Between Fashion and Art, and His Videos Celebrating Jamaican Dancehall
The hero image of Akeem Smith’s first solo exhibition, “No Gyal Can Test” at Red Bull Arts Detroit, embraces a striking contradiction: Carlene Smith, familiarly known as Jamaica’s first Dancehall Queen, stands triumphantly in a sheer, skintight black bodysuit on skis in the snow of Park City, Utah. “She must have been freezing,” remarks Smith
Who is this Muse that we talk about? Where does She come from? What does She want? Is She mythical like a fairy or an elf? Does She have magical powers? Or is She metaphorical in nature? Yes. Or possibly, no. The Muse takes on whatever form you feel comfortable with. She’s here for you.