Monday, September 22, 2014

Art in America print review/Meschac Gaba

Contemporary money trees—cheap, unassuming potted plants recognizable for their braided trunks wrapped with currency—can be found on the countertops of small businesses around the globe. Talismans of success that originated during the Han Dynasty, money trees are installed in the hope of magically inducing financial gain. Beninese artist Meschac Gaba's first solo gallery exhibition in New York, "Exchange Market," was animated with similarly charmed and charged objects whose use, value and meaning are prismatically in flux.

Friday, September 19, 2014

CR Fashion Book/The Story of a Shirt

Zephyr Reading Thursday

I oversaw the redesign and edited the third issue of Zephyr, a newsprint magazine published by SVA's Art Criticism and Writing MFA program. We are having a reading on Thursday.