Joshua Altman

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Hank Willis Thomas

Christopher Sims: Absolute No Return, 2008, Light-jet prink Hank Willis Thomas is selling something. This is clearly evidenced in the works included in Pitch Blackness, his second solo exhibition currently on view at Jack Shainman Gallery in Chelsea. Thomas, who is well versed in undermining the loaded visual language of the advertising media–think Air Jordan meets the Hottentot Venus–relies here once again on visual trickery[…..]

Paul Mpagi Sepuya

“…Personality as something with fixed attributes is an illusion – but a necessary illusion if we are to love!” -from Balthazar, by Lawrence Durrell. Paul Mpagi Sepuya‘s ALEXANDRIA, a photographic installation currently on view at The Envoy Gallery on the Lower East Side, references the literature of expatriate British novelist, poet and dramatist Lawrence Durrell (1912-1990). Specifically, the installation is titled after the Alexandria Quartet[…..]