REWIND

REWIND vol7 n1 2010

Good Boy: Urs Fischer at The New Museum

Good Boy: Urs Fischer at The New Museum

Craig Drennen Service à la françiase, silkscreen on mirrored chrome steel, 2009, (Left), Noisette, mixed mediums, 2009, (Right). All images used courtesy of The New Museum. Urs Fischer’s recent exhibition at the New Museum, called Urs Fischer: Marguerite de Ponte, was an especially large undertaking by the museum and marks the first instance in its history that one artist was given the entire exhibition space. This gesture from the museum, along with the presumed complicity from...

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Interview with Eric Fischl Tauromachy: Eric Fischl’s “Corrida in Ronda” Paintings

Interview with Eric Fischl Tauromachy: Eric Fischl’s “Corrida in Ronda” Paintings

Jennifer Park Corrida in Ronda #6, 2008, oil/linen. 84" by 108", image courtesy of the artist. I contacted Eric Fischl in November 2009 for an interview. His latest series of paintings, titled Corrida in Ronda, had debuted in Berlin at Jablonka Galerie earlier that year, followed by a run at Mary Boone Gallery in NYC. The series was recently on view at the Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Malága in Malága, Spain. Eric Fischl’s influence...

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Economics as if People Mattered

Economics as if People Mattered

Micah Malone Since consumption is merely a means to human well-being, the aim should be to obtain the maximum of well-being with the minimum of consumption.... The less toil there is, the more time and strength is left for artistic creativity. -E.F. Schumacher The title of this essay comes from the great economist E.F.Schumacher's book "Small is Beautiful." A champion of appropriately sized operations and technologies, Schumacher wanted business and economies to be something more...

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Portland 2010

Portland 2010

Lisa Radon All images courtesy Disjecta and Mark Stein Disjecta Installation view Clock wise from front - Sean Healy, Muscle Car Memory/Carcinoma; David CorbettGlass Houses I, Glass Houses II, Glass Houses III; Crystal Schenk, Holy Cow! ; West Coast Turnaround,Shelby Davis + Crystal Schenk; Bruce Conkle and Marne Lucas, Warlord Sun King. I don't need my biennial to be a traditional novel with beginning middle and end neatly wrapped up between two well-designed covers, but the somewhat hastily organized Portland2010...

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