Posts Tagged ‘From the DS Archives’

From the DS Archives: Christian Marclay

Christian Marclay has been blurring the boundaries between art, video, and sound for decades. His seminal video piece The Clock (2010) begins its tour at The Museum of Modern Art on December 21st. Can’t make it to New York? No problem! The Clock will also be on view at SFMoMA Spring 2013. The following article was originally posted on June 29, 2010 by Seth Curcio: This week,[…..]

Shoot ‘em Up

I think it is safe to say that every person will experiece violence in various ways. Some fortunate people only ever encounter it indirectly, through popular culture and media, while others live through it every day. Today from the DS Archives we bring you two interactions with violence. In Shoot! Existential Photography, the current exhibition at The Photographers’ Gallery in London, photographers playfully examine the correlations between[…..]

Today from the DS Archives we bring you the 2010 exhibition of Sharon Lockhart, Ryan Trecartin, Peter Campus and Joachim Koester at The Power Plant in Toronto. Maybe One Must Begin with Some Particular Places, an overview of Koester’s work is currently on view at SMAK in Belgium. The following article was originally published on May 3, 2010 by Seth Curcio: Artists Explore Screen Space[…..]

Dear Art:

Today from the DS Archives we bring you Art. But isn’t that what we always bring, you may ask—well yes, but today it’s Art about Art. The current exhibition Dear Art at the Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova in Slovenia takes its title from the 1999 work by Mladen Stilinović in which he wrote a letter to that eternal temptress and reflects “on the awareness that[…..]

Common Objects and Common Moments

There are a lot of things happening every day that are inevitably missed by the majority of, if not all people. Objects go unnoticed, small actions occur without anyone ever knowing. And these insignificant parts of our world could remain invisible forever if it weren’t for the few individuals who actively seek them out. Paul Graham has the uncanny ability to find the quiet and[…..]

Let the Bodies Hit the Floor

Today from the DS Archives, we bring you the body: old and new. An unavoidable topic of contemplation, the body has been the subject of art since the very beginning. Needless to say there have been many different interpretations. Bodies and Shadows: Caravaggio and His Legacy at LACMA, chronicles the work of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610). The article below, “Hello, all but forgotten piece of 1970s[…..]


In the spirit of the year’s most creative holiday, today from the DS Archives we bring you Mystery Spot and contemporary ghosts. Supernatural Phenomena in Contemporary Art features works by Heike Kati Barath, Georg Baselitz, Corinne May Botz, Sue de Beer, Alexander Gehring, Kirsten Geisler, Cosima Hawemann, Susan Hiller, Julia Kissina, Bjørn Melhus, Matthias Müller, Yves Netzhammer, Tony Oursler, Werner Reiterer, Simon Schubert, Katja Stuke, Sandra[…..]