Tag Archives: Kiki Smith

Dossier Issue 8

Dossier Issue 8 was released this week. It features contributions from Kiki Smith, Yoko Ono, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Michael Stipe, Stevie Nicks, George Saunders, Robert Longo, Tom Sachs, Cyprien Gallard, Aimee Mullins, Nate Lowman, Devendra Banhart, Sloane Crosley, Olympia Le-Tan, AF Vandevorst and many others. You can order the new issue here, or find it [...]

Kiki Smith Does Windows

Built by the first congregation of Russian Jews in America, The Eldridge Street Synagogue opened its doors in 1887. Its Moorish architecture, 70 foot ceilings and massive circular stained glass windows are a stark contrast to the tenement buildings of the Lower East Side. Over the years, the congregation declined and the main chapel was [...]

In Conversation with Kiki Smith

Walking through Sojourn, Kiki Smith’s new show at The Brooklyn Art Museum, you’re brought into contact with a cast of female characters and objects. Time and women’s space is a central theme through out the show. Prudence Pundreson’s small embroidery at the beginning of the show sets this tone. She depicts four different times in [...]

Swoon’s Swimming Cities of Switchback Sea

They say that one person’s trash is another’s floating artwork. The latest project by Brooklyn-based artist Swoon, Swimming Cities of Switchback Sea, is one-part portraits made of urban flotsam and jetsam on view at Deitch Studios, one-part fleet of seven boats constructed from reclaimed materials and powered by alternative energy. Now docked on the East [...]