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Drinking the Kool-Aid With Elijah Burgher’s ‘Bachelors’
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Drinking the Kool-Aid With Elijah Burgher’s ‘Bachelors’

What is the possible transgressive and transformative power of cults? Do cults offer an alternative and queer form of relationality and community that counters the restrictive and repressive effects of both heteronormative and homonormative society? Well, Chicago-based artist Elijah Burgher certainly seems to think so in his current exhibition Bachelors at Chelsea’s Zieher Smith & … Continue reading

Deborah Kass and America’s Most Wanted Curators
Art

Deborah Kass and America’s Most Wanted Curators

Call it Stockholm Syndrome or millennial ennui, but idolizing and objectifying bad boy attitude, especially over media, is embedded in our culture. From the Rolling Stone cover of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to Jeremy Meeks, who became an overnight sensation as ‘hot mugshot guy,’ the act of being bad–even in such extreme cases–sparks some obscure fascination in … Continue reading

Worshiping The Concealed At Scott Treleaven’s ‘Animal Chapel’
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Worshiping The Concealed At Scott Treleaven’s ‘Animal Chapel’

Similar to Genesis Breyer P-Orridge’s articulation of the “amazingly full and kaleidoscopic adventure” of finding transgressive books in smut shops, artist Scott Treleaven’s large-scale abstract drawings in his current exhibition Animal Chapel at Invisible-Exports reflect the possible transformative power of the hidden, the coded and the concealed. Continue reading