ASX.TV: Ren Hang – “Beijing with Ren Hang” (2014)

Ren Hang, chinese nude photographer from Beijing met Picturalis for a nice chat about his conception of human body, told us how he had to face censorship from his country, and where we should go to see some nice photo exhibitions.

ASX.TV: Richard Prince – “It’s a Free Concert” (2014)

  The American artist Richard Prince is mainly known for his photographs of iconic pictures from pop culture and his text images of chauvinist jokes. The exhibition “It’s a Free Concert” at Kunsthaus Bregenz is the first large-scale solo show by Richard Prince in an Austrian institution. On display are works that revolve around rock […]

Interview with Ben Shahn (1964)

Interview with Ben Shahn Conducted by Richard Doud at the Artist’s home in Roosevelt, New Jersey. April 14, 1964. RICHARD DOUD: I’d like to start with a general background of what you were doing prior to the time and how you managed to get with the Resettlement Program. BEN SHAHN: Well, I told you I […]

Richard Prince @ Lowell (2014)

Kelly Madison (Profile), 2014 17″ x 22″ c-print mounted on board   Prince’s images, 17”x22” C-prints of mobile-interface twitter accounts, are feints at the depiction of outsized personalities – drag queens, art dealers, porn stars – ripped from their context and placed in an alien environment, one with three dimensions. By Owen Campbell, for ASX, […]

An Interview with John Divola (1978)

 Zuma Series, 1977 Journal of Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies, September 1978 Dialogue with John Divola by Dinah Portner Q. Do you think of photography as a concrete way of dealing with ideas? A. No, it’s not that they are ideas, per se. I see art as a dialogue about experiences and the way […]

Aaron McElroy – “I Lied” (2014)

By Brad Feuerhelm for ASX, March 2014 Aaron McEroy’s new book “I lied” is beautifully designed by Jurgen Maelfeyt for Art Paper Editions. It is a inspired continuation of McElroy’s supreme visions of poetic pantone flesh and subdued eroticism. Greatly enabled by a shift in focus towards new frontiers in metaphor due to the inclusion […]

An Interview with Antoine d’Agata: ‘A Simple Desire to Exist’ (2014)

“Mine is an entirely solitary pursuit as most of my time is being spent on the road, on the streets and in hotel rooms in anonymous cities.”   Antoine D’Agata. A simple desire to exist. A conversation with Raphael Shammaa,.Translated from French. New York, February 7, 2014 Raphael Shammaa: How do you feel discussing your work […]

REVIEW: Roe Ethridge at Capitain Petzel – “Sacrifice Your Body” (2014)

“Untitled (Alexis Bittar)“, 2013 © the artist, Courtesy Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York & Capitain Petzel, Berlin. Roe Ethridge, Sacrifice Your Body, at Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Feb 1-March 8, 2014. By Fanny Landstrom, for ASX, March 2014 Located amongst the monumental GDR architecture on Karl-Marx-Allee in Berlin’s district of Mitte is the East German modernist […]

ASX.TV: Richard Prince – “Loud Song – DJ Trippy Headrin” (2014)

Produced by Fulton Ryder Loud Song was recorded in Venice Beach California in a house that I rented in the winter of 1985. I recorded the song on an electric keyboard. I used two cassette tape recorders. I Would play the keyboard and record what was played on the first cassette. Then I would play […]

Thomas Ruff: Aesthetic of the Pixel

Ruff has done a great deal to introduce into photographic art what we might call an ‘art of the pixel’, allowing us to contemplate at an aesthetic and philosophical level the basic condition of the electronic image.   By David Campany, originally published in IANN magazine No.2, 2008 The photographic art of Thomas Ruff makes […]