Rock legend Patti Smith speaks with Jeffrey Brown about her book “Just Kids,” a look at her friendship with the late photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the 1960s and ’70s before their careers became part of America’s pop culture palette. Continue reading
A jazz pianist, an installation artist and a third-generation stone carver are among the recipients of the 2010 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship grants, announced early Tuesday morning.
The first U.S. retrospective of the work of late-twentieth century experimental artist Brion Gysin is currently on view at the New Museum in New York City. The exhibition is comprised of over 300 paintings, drawings, films, photo-collages, slide projections, and audio recordings, as well as the Dreamachine, a device that flickers at a rate of eight to thirteen pulses per second. Continue reading
“Brion Gysin: Dream Machine,” the first U.S. retrospective of the artist’s work, is currently on view at the New Museum in New York City.