REVIEWS

/ COLBY CHAMBERLAIN
View of Peter Fend "Über die Grenze: May Not Be Seen Or Read Or Done" ESSEX STREET, New York, 2012.
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Colby Chamberlain

When it comes to Colab, there’s not yet a definitive history. From one perspective, Collaborative Projects was an artist-run funding scheme struck up during the fabled efflorescence of late-70s downtown New York; it consisted mostly of clashing egos who tolerated one another for the sake of self-advancement and government support,... continue reading
George Maciunas in New York

EMILY HARVEY FOUNDATION, New York

George Maciunas in New York
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Colby Chamberlain

As Julia Robinson has observed, Maciunas is routinely characterized as the impresario of Fluxus, which is more of a dodge than an accurate description. It avoids dealing with his diverse endeavors and polymath expertise in any specificity. At the Stendhal Gallery alone, Maciunas emerges as a graphic designer, architect, art historian, and real-estate entrepreneur. This madcap heterogeneity is Maciunas's challenge: to borrow Foucault's term, what "author function" assigns... continue reading
“Greater New York 2010″

MOMA PS1, New York

"Greater New York 2010"
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Colby Chamberlain

Several installations from P.S.1's inaugural exhibition "Rooms" (1976) have left a lasting mark on the institution—literally so, as they're embedded into the building. ... continue reading

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