José Sierra at Gerald Peters Contemporary

03/23/2020
The following review appeared in Artforum in March 2020. In his latest body of work, José Sierra presents thirteen large anthropomorphic vessels that combine sculpture, painting, and ceramic techniques. Their varying surface textures and distilled vocabulary of geometric marks and colors (saturated lemon yellows, pinks, lime greens, and cobalt blues pattern dark gray and black surfaces) evoke the paintings of... +

Candida Alvarez: Here. A Visual Reader

03/23/2020
Candida Alvarez: Here. A Visual Reader
I'm excited that this book on the work of Candida Alvarez is out via the Green Lantern Press! Co-edited by myself and Fulla Abdul-Jabbar with a selection of articles on Alvarez from 1983 to the present; conversations between Alvarez and Dawoud Bey, Kay Rosen, Daniel Schulman, and Rebecca Walker; and newly commissioned texts including a prose response by Elizabeth Alexander as... +

Sámi Intervention / Dáidda Gážada Museum of Contemporary Native Arts at IAIA

02/23/2020
The following review appeared in Visual Art Source in February 2020. For an exhibition that covers so much ground, “Sámi Intervention / Dáidda Gážada” is deceptively and wonderfully modest, with just three works by Carola Grahn (Sámi/Sweden) in collaboration with New Mexico Diné artist, Autumn Chacon, Joar Nango (Sámi/Northern Norway), and Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers... +