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How to Talk About Whiteness

Hyperallergic - The scholar Sara Ahmed opens her essay “A phenomenology of whiteness” with a series of questions on the project of examining whiteness: “If whiteness gains currency by being unnoticed, then what...

Figurative Abstraction of Heidi Fosli

By Dan Aldo The overriding subject of the work by Heidi Fosli exhibited at Artifact is a human condition within Nature. It is seen as the manifestation of a unifying spirit that precedes and often precludes th...

Oppositions in the Work of Albert Lichten

By Stephen Glass The overriding quotient of vitality in the paintings by Albert Lichten stems from authoritative capacity to infuse each painterly effort with a breakdown of figure-ground relationships. There ...

Egon Schiele’s God of Desire

Hyperallergic  — In the first room of what is billed as Egon Schiele: The Jubilee Show at the Leopold Museum, there is a large painting called “The Hermits” (1912), in which two life-size, dark-robed men, one u...