Archive for the “Criticism” category
by Travis Jeppesen on June 14, 2013
What the “Encyclopedic Palace” ultimately offers are multiple examples of the extra-exclusionary, which may be nothing more than that fleeting moment in the act of creation when other people don’t exist—just me and my god(s). My review of “The Encyclopedic (…)
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 (…)
Towards an Object-Oriented Writing – or – How Anti-Formalism Helps Me Dream: Notes on an Idea (plus an announcement)
by Travis Jeppesen on October 13, 2011
For a while, it’s felt redundant to me, the way we write about art. I could say way(s), though I’m not even sure about that plurality anymore. The quest has been ongoing – and off-and-on – since Disorientations came out (…)
by Travis Jeppesen on April 23, 2011
Where the life of the mind is concerned, totalitarianism has already triumphed, and its benefactor has been American-style democracy. This is reflected widely in the “literature” that is most praised and consumed in our culture, a literature that can no (…)
by Travis Jeppesen on January 30, 2010
This is so important, I can’t believe I didn’t post it earlier.
by Travis Jeppesen on November 11, 2009
Read Gary Indiana’s essay on Andy Warhol — surely one of the best things ever written about Warhol — here.
by Travis Jeppesen on January 21, 2009
3am Magazine has named Disorientations “Nonfiction Book of the Year.”
by Travis Jeppesen on December 16, 2008
The first review (that I’m aware of) of Disorientations has been published. Thank you, John Holten and Dogmatika.
by Travis Jeppesen on December 9, 2008
There’s been a lot of talk lately about “the art world.” The art world is in trouble. This is what the future of the art world will look like. I spent a week in the art world and lived to (…)
by Travis Jeppesen on November 18, 2008
Barry Schwabsky on the art world: At a time when art still makes headlines mostly for the absurd prices people are willing to pay for it, it may sound surprising to say that the ethic of the art world entails (…)