Post image for An Open Letter to MoMA PS1: So, About That Couch…

The white cube confronts you. The art has been scattered to the edges of peripheral vision. A couch for a post-art era, if you will.

Post image for The Bronx’s “No Commission” Art Fair: Promising? Yes, but Not for Local Artists and Residents

The story of art’s role in gentrifying urban neighborhoods is not new. But plant an art fair in the Bronx—one of the more recent instances of skyrocketing real-estate—and throw in the involvement of big-name sponsors and developers, and you have the makings of an event that won’t please everyone. That isn’t to say that locals were not involved with “No Commission NY: Art Performs,” a four-day art fair hosted at a former piano factory in the South Bronx; the art fair was aided by the vision of a culturally respected Bronx native, Swizz Beatz, a rapper, music producer, art collector, and recently appointed Chief Creative for Culture at Bacardi Limited.

Post image for Dream Job Alert: Rhizome Curators

Rhizome is hiring! There’s a full-time position as a Software Curator, saving hard-to-preserve digital artworks, and an entry-level job for an Assistant Curator of Net Art. So cool.

Post image for This Week’s Must-See Art Events: The Art World Never Shuts Down

We all talk about how the art world shuts down in August, but a brief look at Friday’s schedule shows how much of a fallacy that’s becoming. Bushwick is full of openings that night from Signal’s exhibition of artists to respond to stories penned by three writers to Hood Gallery’s two person show for Tim Long and Jack Shaefer looking at what they call “self-defense prosthetics (canes, slingshots etc.)

It’s also still hot as hell, so we’ve recommended a few summertime screenings. The real trick to dealing with that, though, might be to just get out of the city for a week.

Post image for You Say You Want “A Static Revolution” At One Art Space

Is digital art alone a complex and multifaceted enough curatorial theme for a group exhibition in 2016?

The medium has undergone a lot of changes in the last few years. The employment of digital methods is now so widespread that it’s almost unavoidable in the contemporary art field. Perhaps because of this, an exhibition based solely on the use of digital manipulations seems redundant.