Posts Tagged ‘Hannah Black’

Spotlight: Contemptorary

Image courtesy of Contemptorary.

Wrapping up our week with contemptorary, today we bring you Jared Sexton’s “critical overview of the conversations surrounding the 2017 Whitney Biennial.” Co-founders Eunsong Kim and Gelare Khoshgozaran note: “In ‘The Rage: Some Closing Comments on Open Casket,’ Sexton interrogates the complicated psycho-political motivations driving the often polarizing debate concerning artists and their objects, and offers questions that refuse to simplify or foreclose this difficult discourse.” This[…..]

Summer Session – Team Jolie

For this Summer Session we’re thinking about celebrity, and today we bring you a video by Berlin-based artist Hannah Black that delves into the ideological battles found within the public’s interest in celebrity lives. In Team Jolie, Black plays off the infamous presumed romantic rivalry between actresses Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Aniston, reading poetic verses over sections of each actress’s face that speak to the aesthetic, political, and[…..]