(via Single Point Perspective: Regina Bogat’s Earthly Divination)
Regina Bogat: Works 1967-1977 at Zürcher Gallery marks another milestone in the rediscovery of an artist who has long been hidden in plain sight. Since her start in the 1950s, in a milieu that included abstract artists like Mark Rothko, Ad Reinhardt and her late husband, Al Jensen, Bogat has always played the subversive.
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(via Single Point Perspective: Regina Bogat’s Earthly Divination)

Regina Bogat: Works 1967-1977 at Zürcher Gallery marks another milestone in the rediscovery of an artist who has long been hidden in plain sight. Since her start in the 1950s, in a milieu that included abstract artists like Mark Rothko, Ad Reinhardt and her late husband, Al Jensen, Bogat has always played the subversive.

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(via Story Lines: “The Intuitionists” at the Drawing Center)
Simultaneously confounding and illuminating, The Intuitionists at the Drawing Center is a puzzle within a puzzle, a conceptual stunt that raises sticky questions about curatorial responsibility and the structuring of aesthetic experience.
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(via Story Lines: “The Intuitionists” at the Drawing Center)

Simultaneously confounding and illuminating, The Intuitionists at the Drawing Center is a puzzle within a puzzle, a conceptual stunt that raises sticky questions about curatorial responsibility and the structuring of aesthetic experience.

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(via The Elephant in Our Room)
LOS ANGELES — A central insight of James Baldwin’s writing had to do with the way racism diminished the racist as much or more than his victim. Ironically, Baldwin may have first realized this in his relationship with his step-father, a black man who thought Baldwin was physically ugly and that the attention and accolades he received in school — where he was immediately recognized as exceptional — were not to be taken at face value.
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(via The Elephant in Our Room)

LOS ANGELES — A central insight of James Baldwin’s writing had to do with the way racism diminished the racist as much or more than his victim. Ironically, Baldwin may have first realized this in his relationship with his step-father, a black man who thought Baldwin was physically ugly and that the attention and accolades he received in school — where he was immediately recognized as exceptional — were not to be taken at face value.

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(via “The Artist’s Memory Is a Dangerous, Necessary Thing”)
The New York Review of Books has published the writer Hilton Als’s excellent commencement speech this year at Columbia University’s School of the Arts. Drawing on figures from Truman Capote to Jean Rhys to Kara Walker, Als delves into what it meant to him to become an artist, and what it should mean for the assembled graduates in turn.
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(via “The Artist’s Memory Is a Dangerous, Necessary Thing”)

The New York Review of Books has published the writer Hilton Als’s excellent commencement speech this year at Columbia University’s School of the Arts. Drawing on figures from Truman Capote to Jean Rhys to Kara Walker, Als delves into what it meant to him to become an artist, and what it should mean for the assembled graduates in turn.

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(via Freelance Curators “Either Grossly Underpaid or Grossly Overpaid”)
Following reports of Italian art historian Germano Celant getting paid three-quarters of a million Euros (~$1 million) to curate a pavilion for the upcoming Milan Expo, The Art Newspaper conducted an investigation into the pay of independent curators. After surveying “around 40 international curators and biennial organizers,” they found compensation varied wildly, with the usual suspects on the international circuit being the best-paid gigs.
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(via Freelance Curators “Either Grossly Underpaid or Grossly Overpaid”)

Following reports of Italian art historian Germano Celant getting paid three-quarters of a million Euros (~$1 million) to curate a pavilion for the upcoming Milan Expo, The Art Newspaper conducted an investigation into the pay of independent curators. After surveying “around 40 international curators and biennial organizers,” they found compensation varied wildly, with the usual suspects on the international circuit being the best-paid gigs.

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