Richard Artschwager and Wade Guyton

Richard Artschwager and Wade Guyton

RICHARD ARTSCHWAGER WAS AHEAD of his time. In 1964 he painted the Whitney Museumon Madison Avenue with the documentary precision of black and white. It…
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Mark Wallinger

Mark Wallinger

An Inquiring Mind

YOU CAN TELL A GOOD DEAL ABOUT AN ARTIST FROM his studio. After I arrive at Mark Wallinger’s, in the buzzing heart of London’s Soho…
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Gallery Girls

Gallery Girls

IF ANY OUTLIER SLEEPER CELLS OF AL QAEDA need further evidential motivation to make another terrorist strike against the decadent West, they need look no…
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CINDY SHERMAN AND LEE MILLER

CINDY SHERMAN AND LEE MILLER

NARCISSISM MAY BE AT THE CORE OF SOME ARTISTIC PRACTICE, but rarely is it flaunted so grandly as in the work of Cindy Sherman. She…
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Daniel Martinez

Daniel Martinez

Roberts & Tilton / Los Angeles

TRANSFORMATION CAN BE PERILOUS TERRITORY FOR AN ARTIST TO navigate, and to be authentic necessarily involves pain, either psychic or physical. Daniel Joseph Martinez’ newest…
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Editor’s Letter

Editor’s Letter

September 2011

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ARTILLERY! 5 YEARS OLD! ANNIVERSARIES MARK cycles, patterns, reasons to keep going. If you make it one year, you might as well go…
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Sergio Messina

Sergio Messina

The Margaret Mead of Internet Porn

IT’S true of the digital times that libido drives technology, but according to my friend Sergio Messina, porn is not only the engine of the…
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All Her Children

All Her Children

High Glitz Becomes High Art In Susan Anderson's Photographs

It was two years ago when I first saw Susan Anderson’s photographs at an art fair in New York. They were images of little girls…
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Let’s Go To The Movies

Let’s Go To The Movies

McCarthy And Son And The Usual Suspects

Pirates received its Los Angeles premiere at REDCAT recently: a visual and aural multi-screen feast/assault that covered all four walls of the theater. The audience,…
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Andres Serrano; Piss Christ (Immersions),1987; Photo: Andres Serrano, Courtesy of the artist and Yvon Lambert Paris, New York

Art Ceases to Desist

ANDRES SERRANO: From Piss To Shit

With today’s digital era so rich in explicit displays of virtually every aspect of the human experience — including amateur exhibitions of bodily functions beamed…
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Photo by Rainer Hosch

First Lady Love

Sarah Ferguson's Infatuation with Hillary Clinton

It all started with a dream. “I was in a small library, and she opened the door. She put her file folders down and pinned…
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