ART PAPERS 42.01 - Spring 2018
Letter From the Editor
VIENNA v. VEGAS
A look at two very different cities that share a common objective: to attract, sustain, and grow a flourishing arts ecosystem for the 21st century.
Decolonizing the Ethnographic Museum: Contemporary Art and the Weltmuseum Wien
Europe's museums turn to institutional rebrands and infusions of contemporary art to update their imperial-era collections — but are these efforts enough>
Young gallerists inject Austria's primary city with cultural capital, fresh program strategies, and plenty of teamwork.
Behind the Scenes
Slight Agitation: Gelitin
In monument-rich Milan, a Vienna collective tears down—then rebuilds—the elements of classical architecture.
LAS VEGAS: STILL LEARNING?
As the entertainment capital struggles to pioneer a new arts & culture landscape, the shape of the "future city" begins to take form — and it looks like a strip.
Tracking the legacy of architect Paul R. Williams, a photographer finds Las Vegas' modernist sanctuaries.
RFP: Architecture Is the Future of Las Vegas
Danielle Rago and Honora Shea
A call for a public building, designed to catalyze and commune with Culture.
Fragments From Las Vegas
Images from 3D-captured data cross ancient Mayan artifacts with fragmented views of the antiquities' post-Columbian home: Las Vegas.
Huguette Caland: A Life Coming Into Focus
Once known only to few for her erotic topographies and obsessive line, an unsung heroine of Arab modernism enters the canon.
Women's History Museum: The Dissection of OTMA's Body
Fashion week is dead. Long live these new looks, from a design collaborative that turned an NY art gallery into an immersive retail experience inspired by the last daughters of the Russian Empire.
Between reality and escapism, magic and engineering, there is Florida, where the swamp is an unlikely breeding ground for global cultural capital and investment.
After #FOSTA and the Stop Enabling Sex Workers Act, an homage to the anonymous intimacy of America's most influential classifieds section.
Put this supercharged word in front of any form of cultural production — sculptural, musical, architectural, visual — and you'll emancipate your art from the heroes of the past.
Dhaka Art Summit
Rattanamol Singh Johal
I'm not who you think I am not #4: Chebomuren
Rose Jepkorir Kiptum
Reema Sahla Fadda
Raqs Media Collective
Isaac Julien: Playtime
The Pain of Others
The US-Mexico Border
Designing Playful Cities