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Orit Gat Avocadospace

The connection between avocado toast, the corner pizzeria, l’eau d’Auster, and Samuel L. Jackson? Taste.

April 11, 2017
Gary Indiana Of the Fait Accompli

"Cretinizing" is the first word that came to mind when I read about the controversy—a word I’ll avoid putting in quotes, though this particular controversy seems nugatory—surrounding Dana Schutz’s painting “Open Casket” in the Whitney Biennial.

March 27, 2017
Renaud Proch Kayfabe

Interestingly, the focus was not only on the wrestlers, but on the larger wrestling world, one of spectacle and business. “C’est ‘meta’!” my friend whispered to me. “Not unlike the art world,” I remember thinking.

February 27, 2017