The (Un)Draped Woman: Contemporary Iranian Art and New Self-Portraits

By Austin Park The (Un)Draped Woman is the third in a series of pop-up shows organized by Roshi Rahnama and Advocartsy, …

When Chris Marker Freely Photographed, and Briefly Fell in Love with, North Korea

By Colin Marshall Even though I live there, I still only with difficulty perceive Northeast Asia through any lens not …

The Selfie and the Monument: Shahak Shapira’s YOLOCAUST

By Jason Francisco In mid-January, Israeli satirist Shahak Shapira’s project “YOLOCAUST” shivered across social media. Shapira mined Facebook, Instagram, Tinder, …

Elegy as Ecstasy: Rereading Motherwell

By Dean Rader “a word is elegy to what it signifies” –Robert Hass The first poem of mine to be …

Becoming Emma G.

“Out of the chaos, the future emerges in harmony and beauty.” – Emma Goldman, 1912

Museum Curators and their Public

By Steve Light The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) recently re-opened after a closure of over three years for …

Another Chance to Understand: John Baldessari at the Marian Goodman Gallery

By Sam Sackeroff How do you solve a problem like the avant-garde? That is a question that John Baldessari has …