As tempted as we are to unleash one of Haitian artist Kettly Noël’s zombies (see Oct. 16) to avenge the racist president for his ‘shit hole’ countries remark, instead we want to take you back to those 30 minutes in Hawaii on Saturday morning, when islanders were reacting in horror to the message announcing an […]
On a Sunday morning in 2008, artist Seth Price arrived at his studio, swinging his MC-N012 50cc Moped Scooter into a parking lot at 38th Street Publishers. Sitting down at his desk, he wrote a hilarious fictional dialogue called For a Friend (Excerpt) to accompany the audio the 2007 audio piece “8-4, 9-5, 10-6, 11-7”. […]
On discovering, almost too late, that Jacques Rancière will be speaking at Ohio State today, I reread the first published version of his essay “The Emancipated Spectator”. Rancière delivered the lecture, in English, on August 20th, 2004 at SommerAkademie in Frankfurt and it would later be published in Artforum in 2007 and then in the […]
Recalling such disparate references as 1930’s fashion illustration, optical illusions, The Rolling Stones Goats Head Soup album cover, or the security patterns found inside of business envelopes, The World, by Seth Price, finds its initial source in a drawing created while working on his Folklore US project.
Happy New Year everyone! Here’s a post about the use of Eros/Cupid in advertising, courtesy of a work by Seth Price, its source and extension: “I had the idea for the Bonne Annee pieces when I saw an actual holiday greeting card from the French Communist Party, probably from the early 1970s, that used Vermeer’s […]