REVIEWS

/ Murray Guy
View of Rosalind Nashashibi’s “Two Tribes,” Murray Guy, New York, 2016.
by

Rachael Rakes

Ever-regenerating discussions in mainstream documentary discourse pit form in opposition to function. It is still commonly understood that utility and representable actuality risk becoming diluted or confused by formal invention or experimentation with narrative structure. This reasoning foregrounds a perpetuating valuation in the inherent power of the documentary as a... continue reading
Zoe Leonard

MURRAY GUY, New York

Zoe Leonard, 453 West 17th Street, 2012.
by

Karen Archey

It’s a cruel fact of art writing that when political work is positioned under weighty rhetoric, its vim and potency become threatened. The press release for Zoe Leonard’s exhibition at Murray Guy wavers on doing just that, suggesting that the show waxes philosophical on the nature of photography by asking... continue reading
View of, "Vision is Elastic. Thought is Elastic.", Murray Guy, New York, 2011.
by

Antek Walczak

The ubiquitous pairing of writing and photography as amateur pastime and teenage site of self-? (? = production, estrangement, submission, replication?) has as much to do with the pioneering use of Livejournal (LJ) in the early 2000s by the then-emergent figure of the emo, as it does with the eventual... continue reading
Nashashibi/Skaer at Murray Guy,New York
by

Tyler Coburn

Respected artists in their own right, Rosalind Nashashibi and Lucy Skaer have also led a fruitful collaboration since 2005, pairing their unique temperaments in taut, reflexive films and installations. Theirs is a method that emphasizes the transformations, shifts, and slippages that images and ideas can undergo: through the entropic sedimentation of time, for example, or an act of misrecognition (willed or otherwise) with which an artist can build a new language from extant... continue reading

AUTHOR

view all

GALLERY

view all
Abc
Bq
Kow
M+B
Non
Vw

ARTIST

view all
galeria nara roesler
ArtAsiaPacific
The breeder
Vitamin creative space
GALLERIA MASSIMODELUCA
Deweer
Anton Kern Gallery
Brooklyn Rail
Hilger
Peres Projects
Xavier Hufkens
MIA Art Fair
P420