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Walter Robinson

Walter Robinson: A Passion For Normcore

John Seed | Posted 09.28.2016 | Arts
John Seed

Walter Robinson, the painter, critic and former editor of Artnet Magazine, is currently having a show at the newly re-opened Jeffrey Deitch Gallery in...

What I Learned (And Regret) From My Time On The Boston Globe's 'Spotlight' Team

Matthew S. Carroll | Posted 03.02.2017 | Media
Matthew S. Carroll

The movie can be gritty and somewhat dark, but in the end it's hopeful. We made a difference. We helped some people abused by priests. Not everyone, but we did help. And that is tremendously gratifying.

Michael Keaton: Aligning the Stars of Spotlight

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.05.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

When the New York Film Critics Circle named Michael Keaton Best Actor, the game changed for Spotlight.

A Brief Rant on the Exhaustion of the Avant-Garde, Zombie Formalism and What Contemporary Painting Needs to Move Forward

John Seed | Posted 03.29.2015 | Arts
John Seed

There is a deep need for art that is authentic, engaged with the world and more about skill and knowledge than ego. Representation, which has been so restricted for the past decade, has vast untapped potential, and can be "progressive" in countless unexpected ways.

Zombie Conceptualism: The Next Art World Trend?

John Seed | Posted 08.09.2014 | Arts
John Seed

What would happen -- I have wondered -- if some of the deadpan hipster apathy of "Zombie Formalism," and also some of its grim self-confidence, were to hybridize with Conceptualism? Could "Zombie Conceptualism" be next?

The Demise of Artnet Magazine and the Crisis in Criticism

Artwrit | Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts
Artwrit

How is it that at a time when most all forms of cultural production have their future set in digital distribution, the very first art-criticism publication to recognize the power of the Internet has closed?

Should Obama Denounce This Work Of Art?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 09.25.2012 | Arts

This Thursday marks the debut of Andres Serrano's latest show, "Body and Spirit" at Edward Tyler Nahem gallery in New York. On view will be "Piss Chri...

A Fond Farewell: Fans And Friends Bid A Festive Adieu To Artnet Magazine At Haunch Of Venison

ARTINFO | Posted 09.29.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

NEW YORK -- The possibility of a potentially life-threatening derecho storm yesterday evening could not stop the art world from turning out to say goo...

The Day Mike Wallace Called Me a "Bastard"

Dan Kennedy | Posted 06.09.2012 | Media
Dan Kennedy

In late 1997 I heard that Mike Wallace, the legendary 60 Minutes reporter, had been in town to do a critical story on the Boston Globe's reporting about Ray Flynn's relationship with alcohol. So I called him up.