Jess Johnson Selects: Platform Games and Obstinate Monsters
In the first of an occasional series for GARAGE, New Zealand-born artist Jess Johnson selects some of the curious and wayward images and image makers that have inspired her practice, from antique allegorical engravings to psychedelic sci-fi comix.
Geumhyung Jeong's Uncanny Performance Pries Sex from Machinery
Geumhyung Jeong’s bewitching performance about the female body and the boundaries between human and machine took on added eerie appeal in Tate Modern's Tanks.
Chicago Architecture Biennial: Not Just Glass Towers and Ruin Porn
While acknowledging our digital present, the Chicago Architecture Biennial's sprawling sophomore installment snubs celebrity and takes a deep dive into history, material, and process.
Takashi Murakami on Fukushima, Instagram, and his Custom Wardrobe
Takashi Murakami, master of the post-anime "superflat" aesthetic, has brought his older work into dialogue with some ambitious new projects, transforming the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow—and several other museums—into wild visual playpens.
A New Poster Museum Tells the Story of Pop-Cultural New York
A new museum in Chelsea devoted to the ephemeral art of the poster is plastered with collectible gems. Touring a pop-up preview show in advance of next year's opening, GARAGE found even the building steeped in New York nostalgia.
Vintage Photos by the NYPD's "Red Squad" Capture a City in Turmoil
A new exhibition traces the social and political upheaval of New York City in the 1960s and '70s through surveillance photos taken by a special police division.