Writing

“On Press” at Signal Return @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — The concept of being a “community letterpress shop” might be somewhat abstract, at times. Though Signal Return Press offers workshops, group tours, and community events at other locations, in addition to facilitating the creation of original letterpress works by novices, members, and visiting artists, their leadership, including print artist and Director Lynne Avadenka and Master […]

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Alec Soth at the Pizzuti Collection @ Hyperallergic

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A survey of works by photographer Alec Soth features 77 examples of his complex and candid portraiture, forming a powerful complement to the Pizzuti Collection’s primary summer exhibition — a collective meditation on the human form as subject, Go Figure. It is instantly clear that the Minneapolis-based Soth follows a longstanding photographic […]

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“Information is a Storm Coming” @ Art in Print (Vol. 8, No. 2 – July/August)

Rejoice! The latest from Art in Print has hit the newsstands, and in the shiny new July/August issue, which meditates on the topic of weather, is a monograph of Susan Goethel Campbell, written by yours truly! You can read it here! You can also subscribe online or in print, or pick up a copy wherever […]

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The Unalienable Rights to a Farting Unicorn @ Hyperallergic

We must, each of us, choose our time to stand and fight. To gaze, unflinching, at the forces that threaten us and say, “Not today, Goliath.” For some, it is in defense of democracy and an American way of life that didn’t used to so closely resemble a science-fiction dystopia. For others, it is to […]

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Artist protest at Perdue Pharma @ Hyperallergic

You wouldn’t think that something as innocuous as a spoon could grow to take on gargantuan importance — unless, of course, you hold space in your life for someone who struggles with addiction. In that case, the presence of a spoon — specifically bent and burnt in a manner that accommodates the preparation of a […]

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“Colloquy of Mobiles 2018” at CCS @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — Remember the last time you called Siri into action, and instantly large, Venus of Willendorf-like figures rotated gracefully around with graphic, black-and-white mobiles, attempting to win a dance by signaling them with flashlights? No? That’s because artist Gordon Pask’s 1968 vision, “The Colloquy of Mobiles,” did not turn out to be literally prescient […]

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