Posts Tagged “Hal Foster”

The Contemporary

09.16.2013  |  By
Filed under: Projects/Series


In 2009, October magazine published a feature called “Questionnaire on ‘The Contemporary.’” The questionnaire was sent to seventy critics and curators who the editors identified as being particularly interested in the contemporary. Speaking on behalf of the other editors, Hal Foster suggested that contemporaneity (in 2009) held a... More

On Bernstein and Art Criticism

07.09.2009  |  By
Filed under: Field Notes

Following on Kevin’s post, I have to ask: Just what is Charles Bernstein going on about in that Parkett article (“Is Art Criticism Fifty Years Behind Poetry?”)?

Published earlier this year, his essay responds to the dismissal of Frank O’Hara’s art criticism by Clement Greenberg, and damns by association a “monological an... More