NOTES

As founding editor of the NOTES online platform at the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, I commissioned creative, experimental, and personal writing on the museum’s exhibitions, working closely with exhibition curators.

Artists Reclaim the Commons: Social Practice in Philadelphia

I contributed a chapter to the recent International Sculpture Center publication Artists Reclaim the Commons: New Works / New Territories / New Publics. Here’s a snippet: Whether institutional or artist-led, Philadelphia’s contemporary public art initiatives reject conventional, decorative forms to intervene in a physical, social, and temporal matrix defined by economic extremes. In a city […]

Lynda Benglis: Locks Gallery

LOCKS GALLERY May 16–June 29 “Everything Flows (1980–2013)” is a small but dramatically staged exhibition that traces Lynda Benglis’s exploration of form via seventeen of her human-scale metal, ceramic, and polyurethane works made over the past four decades. Folded, ripped, and cast works are positioned on the ground and walls of this gallery as well […]