Recent Notes

  • The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts appoints James Voorhies as Director
    05 Feb
    February 5, 2014 The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts appoints James Voorhies as Director
    We are delighted to announce the appointment of James Voorhies as the first John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Director of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, effective February 5, 2014.
  • Notes on The Marienbad Sessions
    14 Oct
    October 14, 2013 Notes on The Marienbad Sessions
    The Marienbad Sessions is part of the exhibition Last Year at Marienbad redux, which I curated for the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts in New York City. It is a physically and conceptually integrated component,
  • Simon Fujiwara, “Studio Pietà (King Kong Komplex)” in New York
    10 Aug
    August 10, 2013 Simon Fujiwara, “Studio Pietà (King Kong Komplex)” in New York
    In the video a man’s voice describes the “King Kong Komplex” as a fear of dark-haired mammals characterized by destructive forces associated with, as we are told, the “rise and fall of colonialism.” The
  • “Under My Shoe” Guillaume Leblon at MASS MoCA
    17 Jun
    June 17, 2013 “Under My Shoe” Guillaume Leblon at MASS MoCA
    Visitors to MASS MoCA inevitably comment on the impressive architecture of this former factory complex once home to manufacturers like Sprague Electric and Arnold Print Works. Artists exhibiting at MASS MoCA
  • Annelies Štrba in Leipzig, Germany
    26 Apr
    April 26, 2013 Annelies Štrba in Leipzig, Germany
    This winter before leaving Germany, frieze d/e asked me to write a review of an exhibition by Annelies Štrba at Galerie EIGEN+ART in Leipzig. The exhibition took place at the Spinnerei, an immense 19th-century