April 2019 in Artforum

April 2019 in Artforum



April 1, 2019
April 2019 in Artforum
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This month in Artforum:

Wise Guys: Johanna Fateman on the art of Nicole Eisenman

“Even before this presidency, Eisenman zeroed in on the pathetic flip sides of the masculine archetypes that drive each cycle of our fresh hell, from Tea Partiers to frat guys.”
–Johanna Fateman

Drafts: Huey Copeland introduces Steffani Jemison

“I am thinking about what happens when writing is decoupled from communication, or when it is deliberately encoded. I am thinking about automatic drawing and speaking in tongues and spirit writing.”
–Steffani Jemison

Humanly Possible: Dan Nadel on the art of William T. Wiley

“Wiley focused on the idea of America as embodied in the sights of his childhood—‘America’ as both subject and terrain, ideology and physical entity.”
–Dan Nadel

1000 Words: Trenton Doyle Hancock talks about Mind of the Mound: Critical Mass

“I love letting people into my world, creating a space for reversion and purity.”
–Trenton Doyle Hancock

And: Yve-Alain Bois, Amy Baker Sandback, and Suzanne Hudson on Robert Ryman; Dieter Roelstraete on the art of Edi Hila; J. Hoberman on Věra Chytilová’s Sedmikrásky (Daisies); Trinie Dalton on the art of Trulee Hall; Rachel Kushner on Alex Brown; and Polly Watson on Dreyer’s English.

Plus: Jack Bankowsky on Andy Warhol, James Quandt on Claire Denis’s High Life, Catherine Damman on Robert Ashley’s Improvement (Don Leaves Linda), Kaya Genç on the 23.5 Hrant Dink Site of Memory, Chelsea Weathers on Art for a New Understanding:  Native Perspectives, 1950s to Now, Daniel Quiles on Un arte sin tutela: Salón Independiente en México, 1968–1971, and Raf Simons shares his Top Ten

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