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Dave Hickey on Democracy and Art

by Corinna Kirsch on August 7, 2014
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Dream on, Dave Hickey.

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Hito Steyerl Is (Not) Completely Invisible

by Andrew Wagner on July 15, 2014
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Hito Steyerl’s new show is an alternately humorous and chilling reminder of how ubiquitous digital surveillance has become.

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Carnegie Mellon University Terminates Curator, Inspires Backlash

by Corinna Kirsch on January 28, 2014
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As of last week Carnegie Mellon University effectively has no contemporary art gallery. Astria Suparak, director and curator of the Miller Gallery, the university’s one contemporary art space, was terminated at the close of the winter break.

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OMG GIFs on FB

by Gabriela Vainsencher on August 29, 2013
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Platforms for GIF makers keep expanding. Thanks to a new workaround by Giphy users can now post animated GIFs on Facebook. Lets see how long it takes Facebook to censure this double-jointed, vaguely sexual image by Lorna Mills.

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With “Trigger Treat,” PRISM Gets A Foe

by Corinna Kirsch on June 18, 2013
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Let’s face it, at this point, there’s no stopping PRISM. Sure, coalitions have formed to protest the NSA for greater transparency about its spying programs, but Goliath is rarely beaten with a petition. So, if Goliath can’t be beat, maybe he can be tricked. That’s where artists Anthony Antonellis and Carlos Sáez come in.

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Frank Gehry Will Design Facebook’s New York Headquarters

by Corinna Kirsch on June 4, 2013
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Now that the world’s museums have nearly exhausted the Gehry aesthetic, his firm has found a new clientele in Facebook. According to Mashable, Facebook just signed a 10-year lease on office space at 770 Broadway, which will include an interior designed by Frank Gehry.

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