FOUND IN TRANSLATION, ICP-Bard’s MFA Group Show from the Class of 2014

Words from our Director, Nayland Blake: It used to be said that sculpture was the thing you fell over when you backed up to get a better look at a painting. Now the same could be said for photography. One of the many effects of the digitization of photographic proceses has been to make it… Continue reading FOUND IN TRANSLATION, ICP-Bard’s MFA Group Show from the Class of 2014

Picasso’s Bull’s Head.

I changed my mind about Picasso's Bull's Head as I wondered about its childlike ease. At first It  frustrated me that I did not use to think as much about objects around me as I had ought to do. In the creating process  the creator will  often reach out, -  far away. I would drive to a trash place near my highschool… Continue reading Picasso’s Bull’s Head.

Oh Dear, Anna Atkins, Why – Why – Why?

We have to choose one piece of art that we changed our mind about? Reflecting on this assignment twiddling my thumbs there is actually a lot of work I have changed my mind about over the years. But to choose one of the latest discoveries: after taking my photography class in alternative non- silver processes… Continue reading Oh Dear, Anna Atkins, Why – Why – Why?


Cyprien Gaillard, Dust Lines, Mono.kultur#24, Summer 2010 There is something delicate about this little booklet by Cyprien Gaillard: the smell of the pages, the beautiful binding. I felt like the only one owning a copy, even though I myself priced all of the 20 copies, we had ordered home, Saturday while working at my internship… Continue reading PICTURESQUE VENTURES INTO ABANDONED SITES

The Greatest Villain of the Art World

"Who is the art world's greatest villain?" was Nayland Blake's question to the Class of 2014 during last week's Graduate Seminar. From challenging the existence of a villain at all, to psychological malaises and whale killing, click-through to see the responses of Kathy Akey, Laura A González, Kasia Gumpert, Marina Leybishkis, Xavier Luján, Emilie Lundstrøm, Nina Méndez-Martí, Juana Romero, Aline Shkurovich, Kory Trolio,… Continue reading The Greatest Villain of the Art World