Why Does The Guggenheim Sound Like The Alt-Right?
Art / Rants and Raves

Why Does The Guggenheim Sound Like The Alt-Right?

Last night, the Guggenheim Museum released a statement announcing that they would pull three rage-inducing works from their upcoming show Art and China After 1989: Theater of the World. The three inclusions–Peng Yu and Sun Yuan’s Dogs That Cannot Touch Each Other, Xu Bing’s A Case Study of Transference and Huang Yong Ping’s Theater of … Continue reading

Jerry Saltz, Policing Periods and James Franc-OH NO NOT AGAIN!
Rants and Raves

Jerry Saltz, Policing Periods and James Franc-OH NO NOT AGAIN!

Almost exactly two years ago, actor, perpetual student, artist, writer and all-around Renaissance man James Franco unleashed a fury with his exhibition New Film Stills at blue-chip Pace Gallery by recreating Cindy Sherman’s iconic Pictures Generation exploration of femme fatales and gender performativity. What’s that, dearest Filthy Dreams readers? You tried hard to repress those images? … Continue reading