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Robert Slifkin

Robert Slifkin is an Associate Professor of Fine Arts at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. His most recent book is The New Monuments and the End of Man: U.S. Sculpture Between War and Peace, 1945-1975 (Princeton University Press, 2019).

David Hammons: Day’s End

Hammons’s Day’s End, which was officially opened last month, resembles a three-dimensional architectural diagram, the scaffolding for a construction site, or the internal bracing of an unfinished building.

Ari Marcopoulos: Fast Breaks

Ari Marcopoulos has understood photography’s singular capacity to apprehend and comprehend the world. And as an artist who has produced around 250 books and zines as well as a number of short films, Marcopoulos is also sensitive to the archival time contained in the photographic medium, and he grasps the fact that this temporality often resonates both backwards and forwards.

Justine Kurland: SCUMB Manifesto

Riffing on Valerie Solanas’s 1967 feminist broadside announcing “the society for cutting up men” (SCUM), Kurland’s project adds a silent B to indicate that, here, it is men’s books that are being cut up.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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