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Jason Farago

Jason Farago is an art critic for The New York Times and the editor of the anthology Out of Practice: Ten Issues of “Even,” 2015–2018. In 2017 he was awarded the inaugural Rabkin Prize for art criticism. (April 2020)

Harald Szeemann (seated) on the last night of ‘Documenta 5: Questioning Reality—Image Worlds Today,’ Kassel, Germany, 1972

Curation as Creation

We in the art world spent years laughing at the curated pizzas and curated nail salons, but the joke was on us

Harald Szeemann: Museum of Obsessions

an exhibition at the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, February 6–May 6, 2018; Kunsthalle Bern, June 9–September 2, 2018; Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, October 13, 2018–January 20, 2019; and Castello di Rivoli, Turin, February 26–May 26, 2019

Grandfather: A Pioneer Like Us

an exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, February 4–April 22, 2018; Gerechtigkeitsgasse 74, Bern, June 9–September 2, 2018; Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, October 13, 2018–January 20, 2019; Castello di Rivoli, Turin, February 26–May 26, 2019; and Swiss Institute, New York City, June 28–August 18, 2019

Harald Szeemann: Selected Writings

edited by Doris Chon, Glenn Phillips, and Pietro Rigolo and translated from the German by Jonathan Blower and Elizabeth Tucker

October 24, 2019 issue

J’Accuse!

History of Violence

by Édouard Louis, translated from the French by Lorin Stein

Who Killed My Father

by Édouard Louis, translated from the French by Lorin Stein

April 18, 2019 issue

A Flag Is a Flag Is a Flag

How best to come to grips with Jasper Johns?

Jasper Johns: Catalogue Raisonné of Painting and Sculpture

edited by Roberta Bernstein with Heidi Colsman-Freyberger, Caitlin Sweeney, and Betsy Stepina Zinn

Jasper Johns: Redo an Eye

by Roberta Bernstein

Jasper Johns: “Something Resembling Truth”

an exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, September 23–December 10, 2017; and the Broad, Los Angeles, February 10–May 13, 2018

Jasper Johns: Pictures within Pictures, 1980–2015

by Fiona Donovan

March 22, 2018 issue

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