John Vetesse featured Duett in the Citypaper, 19 January, 2012.
About BeckyBecky Huff Hunter is an art writer, researcher, and communications project manager based in Philadelphia, USA.
I contributed a chapter to the recent International Sculpture Center publication Artists Reclaim the Commons: New Works / New Territories / New Publics. Here’s a snippet: Whether institutional or artist-led, Philadelphia’s contemporary public art initiatives reject conventional, decorative forms to
LOCKS GALLERY May 16–June 29 “Everything Flows (1980–2013)” is a small but dramatically staged exhibition that traces Lynda Benglis’s exploration of form via seventeen of her human-scale metal, ceramic, and polyurethane works made over the past four decades. Folded, ripped,
While I was in the UK in April, I visited some shows in the North of England. The physical and conceptual overlaps between these two exhibitions prompted an Art Papers extended review. The May/June issue of Art Papers focuses on
From 2011–13, I have been following Jane Boyer’s progress as she has brought her curatorial project This ‘Me’ of Mine from “idea to intention,” and now to realisation. The Arts Council England-funded touring exhibition is currently up at Kaleidoscope Gallery,
I recently contributed a chapter to Artists Reclaim the Commons: New Works/New Territories/New Publics (University of Washington Press, 2013) about current and historical social-specific practice in Philadelphia. Read about it at the International Sculpture Center blog.
David Riley’s images drew me in, attracting my modernist art historian brain, which must have made some connection between the artist’s colourful, linear outputs and mid-twentieth century painting and sculpture – both hard-edged and expressive. But I admit to being,
Julianna Foster’s Kirkwood (2011) photographs set a derelict cottage in a dense, encroaching forest. Mud, ash and paper scatter within its ripped walls and in an eerie dislocation of scale, a single flame stretches to threaten a whole room. It
Reading Room, at little berlin, explores some of the ways in which contemporary visual artists, poets, writers, and scholars practice in the rich seam between art and writing. Focusing on works with particular sensual, personal, or material immediacy, the exhibition
Interview with Don McCullin Read the illustrated PDF Internationally renowned photojournalist Don McCullin recently gave a talk at the Imperial War Museum, London, where an exhibition surveying his life’s work – Shaped by War – is now on display. In
Initiated in 2009, VideoSur is an ongoing series of experimental video shorts by artists from Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico. The films are chosen and distributed by DiscordiaFilms, a curatorial collective advocating for exchange between Latin American and United States