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See this now: “Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris” at Seattle Art Museum

An exhibition of women’s art? In 2012? Isn’t that just the slightest bit … well, anachronistic? Perhaps not: as I write this a Republican presidential ticket that intends to reverse women’s rights to the pre-feminist dark ages is vying neck-and-neck with President Obama, so perhaps the simple statement, “Hey, there are great women […]

Read this now: “A Portrait of Ice” by Caleb Cain Marcus

Caleb Cain Marcus, "Perito Moreno, Plate I, Patagonia" (2010)

Caleb Cain Marcus’s very particular approach to photography is suggested in the title of his wonderful new book, A Portrait of Ice. Whereas we might expect a study of glaciers like this to be primarily about the appearances of landscape or current anxieties about climate […]

An urgent and extraordinary post – Help save Europe’s most important performance art festival

Alexis O'Hara at the National Review of Live Art, 2009

Britain’s National Review of Live Art – which to celebrate its thirtieth anniversary rebranded itself New Territories a couple of years ago – was, quite simply, the most important festival of performance art, live art, new theater, music, and dance in Europe. I […]

On the fingers of one hand: Catherine J. Morris introduces Brooklyn Museum’s Lucy Lippard exhibition

The front cover – and full title – of Lucy Lippard's epochal "Six Years: the dematerialization of the art object …" (1973)

Nowadays it’s difficult to imagine the modernist mood that existed among artists during the early 1970s. Back then I was still a surly Fine Art student at Leeds University in England and […]