ALEXANDRA NICOLAIDES is based in New York. She received her BA in Art History from Wellesley College and an MFA in Art Criticism and Writing from the School of Visual Arts. For over a decade, she has worked as an art consultant for international clients. Currently, she is a Ph.D. student in the Art History, Criticism, and Theory department at Stony Brook University.
Robert Barry: All the things I know ... 1962 to presentBy Alexandra Nicolaides
An early explorer and originator of Conceptual art, Robert Barry has been making artwork that probes absence, or what we perceive to be absence. The exhibitions title speaks directly to this notion. It comes from a penciled wall piece, All the things I know but of which I am not at the moment thinking1:36p.m.; June 15, 1969 (1969).
Critics of the CornersBy Alexandra Nicolaides
America was white hot. It seemed that we, the people, couldn’t hold our country. Or, perhaps, the country just couldn’t hold all of us. Misunderstanding, disaffection, recrimination, accusation, bloviating, and lies: a swirling smog of rhetoric cloaked us all. What words could possibly cut through?