Posts Tagged ‘Brooklyn Rail’

Summer Session – Everybody Needs Wiggle Room

David Robbins giving everyone permission for Wiggle Room.

This Summer Session we’re going Back to School, and today we bring you a piece from our friends at Brooklyn Rail by interdisciplinary artist and author David Robbins, who is known especially for his “retirement” from contemporary art and his transition to “independent imagination.“ Framing the idea of “wiggle room” as a literal room, Robbins encourages artists to take the space that they need in order[…..]

Summer Reading – In Conversation: Peter Schjeldahl

Phong Bui. Portrait of Peter Schjeldahl, n.d.; Pencil on paper.

Today from our friends at the Brooklyn Rail, we bring you Jarrett Earnest’s conversation with famed art critic Peter Schjeldahl. This interview is perfect for our Summer Reading series because it digs deep into what it means to contemplate and respond to contemporary art; Schjeldahl says, “Looking at art is like, ‘Here are the answers. What were the questions?’” This article was originally published on July 13, 2015. In[…..]