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Vertigo of Freedom

by Travis Jeppesen on January 9, 2013

For those accustomed to attending group exhibitions organized around a neat thesis, “Vertigo of Freedom” is sure to disappoint. Instead, Kata Krasznahorkai gives us curation as art form, leaving us to form our own conclusions—of which there are potentially many, (…)

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Best of 2012…

by Travis Jeppesen on January 1, 2013

Joan Mitchell, Hai Bo, and Chris Kraus. Over at Artforum.  

Joshua Tree 1951: A Portrait of James Dean

by Travis Jeppesen on December 12, 2012

“Joshua Tree gives us an account of the process by which Hollywood molds an individual into its systemic image of a star. That it accomplishes this through a formal subversion of Hollywood’s stylistic code—with its deliberately slow rhythm and acute attention (…)

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Dragmag

by Travis Jeppesen on December 9, 2012

A new issue of the London-based art occasional Dragmag is now available for free (!) in some of the city’s dandiest galleries, pick-ups, kinos, boutiques, and cultural venues. It may even include a piece of writing by yours truly. Get (…)

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Satanica

by Travis Jeppesen on November 29, 2012

The premiere issue of Satanica, a limited-edition mag edited by Gio Black Peter and Christopher Stoddard, will include an excerpt from my novel The Suiciders, forthcoming from Semiotext(e) in 2013, as well as an interview I conducted with Susanne Oberbeck (…)

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Call for papers: Aliens & Anorexia: A Chris Kraus Symposium

by Travis Jeppesen on November 28, 2012

The Critical Writing in Art & Design programme at the Royal College of Art is pleased to announce the first conference on the work of the American writer Chris Kraus, to take place in London on 13-14 March 2013. Alongside (…)

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Oleg Kulik

by Travis Jeppesen on November 9, 2012

“Traversing the grayish tormented geography of the bucolic motherland via these bestial encounters, I was eventually led to question whether I myself could ever be so compelled by nature as to risk suffocation by inserting the entirety of my head (…)

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Antonio Bolota

by Travis Jeppesen on October 17, 2012

“A silver ball of a world birthed from a cement inferno.” A review of Antonio Bolota’s exhibition in Lisbon.

Andrej Dubravsky

by Travis Jeppesen on October 2, 2012

“This is the place where the narcissism of youth—and especially this generation of youth—melts in the face of the artist’s chief tendency, which is that of expressionism; for what else is expression if not the sacrifice of the self at (…)

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Mansudae Art Studio

by Travis Jeppesen on September 16, 2012

“No matter how hard enemy forces may strike, these works imply that the eternal fatherland will forever remain standing, solid, tough, and unforgiving as the mountains that form its core.” A review of the Mansudae Art Studio at Galerie Son (…)

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