Hernan Bas: A newfound interest in Futurism and 1920s Absurdist performance

At BlackBook Ray Rogers talks to Hernan Bas about his paintings at Lehmann Maupin. Here’s an excerpt. While there is definitely a through-line, the new body of work has a different feel from what’s on view across the bridge at the Brooklyn Museum.The whole show is based on a newfound interest that I had in … read more… “Hernan Bas: A newfound interest in Futurism and 1920s Absurdist performance”

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Rita Ackermann’s Texas diary

As part of the Artist-in-Residence program at The Chinati Foundation, Rita Ackermann packed her bags, headed to Texas and chronicled her adventures with gun smugglers, drug lords and a dog named Mouse for BlackBook. “I only brought with me one drawing to work on. It has a cave painting–like simplicity to it, showing bodies caught … read more… “Rita Ackermann’s Texas diary”

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