Mousse Magazine

  1. The Szechwan Tale: Theatre and History, Anren Biennale 2017

    Text by Francesco Tenaglia In the dressing room, at the entrance to the exhibition, you can dress up as a character from the Beijing Opera, as a Sichuanese peasant, or as a guard of the People’s Republic during the Cultural Revolution. Looking at yourself in the mirror and broadcasting your carnival costume via the social […]

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  2. Lewis Stein “Works from 1968–1979” at ESSEX STREET, New York

    Lewis Stein and Alex Bacon in conversation. LEWIS STEIN: I did lots of different things when I started making art as a student at UC Berkeley, but it all eventually crystallized in the work from the 1970s that I’m now showing at Essex Street. First I made boxes—I was influenced by Arman, of course. I […]

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  3. H. C. Westermann at Fondazione Prada, Milan

    Text by Antonio Scoccimarro   Fondazione Prada simultaneously presents three projects that broaden the revision process of the historical-artistic narratives of the American post-war period—a trend that has been underway for some years now, with the progressive rediscovery of figures that have remained partially and temporarily in the sidelines, such as Jim Nutt (1938) and […]

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  4. Seductive Exacting Realism: Irena Haiduk

    Irena Haiduk and Ena Grozdanić in conversation.   Irena Haiduk on her refusal to use biographies in media outlets and press material, on of the roles of engaged art, on the sound of sirens, synthetic voices discussing discussing art’s complicity with power, blindness, and more.    ENA GROZDANIĆ: Today, an existence without a biography seems almost impossible. Our personal histories are embedded […]

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