Jalal Toufic: Forthcoming

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“Jalal Toufic is a thinker whose influence in the Beirut artistic community over the past two decades has been immense—notwithstanding that, as... continue reading

Martha Rosler: Culture Class

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What makes a city successful today? Over the past few decades, artists—and more broadly, clusters of creative people—have become central to... continue reading

e-flux journal Special Edition

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Hand stitched and bound by Rustem Gungor, a Turkish-Ukranian bookbinder who goes by Rustie, e-flux journal has a new format, dressed in goatskin... continue reading

Hito Steyerl: The Wretched of the Screen

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In Hito Steyerl’s writing we begin to see how, even if the hopes and desires for coherent collective political projects have been displaced onto... continue reading

Moscow Symposium: Conceptualism Revisited

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Beyond the view that multiple, globally dispersed conceptual art practices provide a heterogeneity of cultural references, Andrei Monastyrski and... continue reading

Are You Working Too Much? Post-Fordism, Precarity, and the Labor of Art

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Let’s be clear about something: it is infuriating that most interesting artists are perfectly capable of functioning in at least two or three... continue reading

Boris Groys: Going Public

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If all things in the world can be considered as sources of aesthetic experience, then art no longer holds a privileged position. Rather, art comes... continue reading

What Is Contemporary Art?

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What is contemporary art? First, and most obviously: why is this question not asked? That is to say, why do we simply leave it to hover in the shadow... continue reading

e-flux journal reader 2009

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Since Conceptualism, the field of art has become increasingly accustomed to playing host to its own critique, and recent decades have seen... continue reading