Posts tagged MoMa
A Review of Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency at MoMa, New York

Defined as the voice of a generation, the American photographer Nan Goldin is known for capturing the most intimate experiences of her friends and lovers across Boston and downtown New York. At the Museum of Modern Art in New York, a slideshow of her iconic collection of images The Ballad of Sexual Dependency compiles nearly 700 photographs. Much of it is shot with only available light between 1979 and 1986 amidst the hard-drug subculture of the Bowery neighbourhood.

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An Interview with the American Artist Alex Dodge at his Studio in Brooklyn, New York

When he was growing up in Colorado, Alex Dodge decided that, “if you want to make beautiful things, you have to make them yourself,” and turned to the visual arts. A connoisseur of digital art, his process involves him creating a virtual fabric and letting it drape over objects to describe their form. Over the course of his artistic development, Alex continues to ask himself, “how do you make something with a complexity and immediacy.” In response, his paintings resemble living, breathing objects.

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An Interview with the American Photographer Chase Hall in the East Village, Manhattan

Raised in California, the multifaceted photographer and painter Chase Hall now lives in the East Village, New York. Before moving to Manhattan to be surrounded by fellow artists, he worked in LA as an assistant on fashion shoots and did some commercial photography. Known for his work’s optimism and carefree aesthetic, Chase is all about the process, and believes we ought to see more of the effort behind even the most spontaneous works of art. 

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A Review of Zoe Leonard's solo exhibition 'In the Wake' at Hauser & Wirth, New York

As a phrase, "In the Wake" means in the aftermath.  Zoe Leonard’s exhibition is not just one thing, not one idea, not one emotion.  It consists of single and sets of silver gelatin prints and sculptural installations.  (Only the vibrant dye-transfer prints seen in "Analogue," which was last hung in 2015 at The Museum of Modern Art, are "absent" from this presentation.)  While Leonard’s work is often called elegiac and nostalgic, "reflective" and “heartfelt” are more appropriate.

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