Track Changes : Open Space

The colophon for the original Open Space, published by White Rabbit Press. The 1965 volume is a cherished gift from OS contributor and then-colleague Jay Mollica. It’s 9:44 p.m. on the last Monday in October. I just finished editing the last first draft for Open Space’s last season. Lots more […]

Marcel Dzama at David Zwirner | London

“Cuteness,” writes the theorist Sianne Ngai, “hinges on a sentimental attitude toward the diminutive and/or weak… [it’s] a sadistic side to a tender emotion.” The cuties in Marcel Dzama’s artworks are out for revenge on the viewer. In surreal vignettes, hung by the dozen, we see stout little men and […]

Artworks on Salvaged Metal by Brothers of Light

I first came upon Brothers of Light’s winsome, witty aesthetic on the streets of Jerusalem several years ago. I was an instant fan. Currently on view at 30 Yefet Street — a stately, atmospheric building in Jaffa — is From Dirt, a delightfully intriguing exhibition featuring dozens of artworks fashioned […]