Curator, writer and historian, working across the fields of design, craft and contemporary art.

Work

To the Manner Reborn

Originally commissioned by Rago Auctions, January 2018.

Albert Paley's formal maneuvers replicate themselves in breathtakingly extended series, each a riff on all the others, like a physically manifested Coltrane solo.

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Vanishing Point

Previously unpublished.

Nasreen Mohamedi photographs an Indian loom. If this was indeed a found composition, as appears to be the case, then the finding itself was an act of genius.

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Anissa Mack at the Aldrich

Originally published with Hyperallergic, December 2017.

In 1996, at the age of 26, Anissa Mack entered every single category in the Durham Agriculture Fair. But there was a big difference between her and the other entrants, and it was not just the volume of her craftwork. Mack was making art.

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