OUT OF PRACTICE
TEN ISSUES OF EVEN
Edited by Jason Farago,
Published by Even,
22 x 30 cm
Price: 88 lei
"Even" was founded in New York in 2015 as a new source for criticism by a young global generation of writers and artists. This anthology collects more than thirty of "Even"'s best essays on the cultural themes that define our time.
Foreword: Rebecca Ann Siegel
Introduction: Jason Farago
I. NEW INSTITUTIONS
The Louvre Abu Dhabi: who is it for?
In Beijing, Malevich meets the censors.
London museums’ boys of summer.
A black museum after a black presidency.
The Gurlitts: thieves of beauty.
In Palestine, a museum without art.
II. PAINTING AFTER PIXELS
Oil on canvas meets image on screen.
K.J. Marshall: all black everything.
Thomas Chatterton Williams
Florine Stettheimer and her daughters.
Matthew J. Abrams
Abstraction and the bliss of introverts.
III. DESIGN FOR LIVING
“What’s that jacket, Margiela?”
Rei Kawakubo’s marriage advice.
In LA with Thomas Mann’s broker.
Decorating advice from Donald Trump.
Thomas de Monchaux
Hudson Yards and mixed-use New York.
Premixed martinis: a crime against Mies.
IV. AREA STUDIES
Xi’s China: four paths forward.
Brussels and the beauty of bureaucracy.
Up all night on Angola’s dance floors.
Korea’s gangster cinema, and president.
Brazil in the final hour.
V. OFFLINE NETWORKS
Spotify in the eighteenth century.
Google shifts from Chrome to condos.
Anne Imhof’s ice bucket challenge.
French theory: just another meme.
The Museum of Ice Cream, our future.
VI. GLOBAL RIGHTS
Women’s art in the age of the pussy grabber.
Allison Hewitt Ward
Goose-stepping with Taylor Swift.
Japan goes back to war.
Turkey’s writers: newsroom to courtroom.
Rebuilding Syria, ready or not.
Land art for a new climate.
Annie Godfrey Larmon