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David Zink Yi and the Language of Ceramic Cephalopods


About 20 years ago my friend Frank-Peter Lehmann, a director of photography who lives in Berlin and has filmed many of my documentaries, invited me to see the...
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The Making of Mark Bradford’s ‘Life Size’


Claes Oldenburg once described the ancient art of the print in easy-to-understand contemporary terms: ‘You could say making a print is like preparing a pizza....

Asking for a Deeper Look


This year’s Whitney Biennial, which opened in May and continues through September 22, set out as one of the overarching themes for its 75 chosen participants...
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Down to Earth: Architect Thomas Phifer’s explorations of architecture for art


‘Clarity. And warm bread.‘

Those are the two things that architect Thomas Phifer remembers most indelibly from Italy in 1976—his first time living...

Plein Air: A Look at New Work by Roni Horn


Roni Horn’s ‘Air Burial’ (2014 – 17) belongs to an important group of cast-glass works that the artist has made since the mid-1990s. ‘Air Burial’—the title...
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