Tobias Madison

 AP News

AP News

It’s difficult to say what Tobias Madison actually does. The Swiss artist shuttles between refusal and participation, withdrawal and exposure, community spirit and calculated outsourcing. In doing so, he works his way along the edges of found formats: the work, the exhibition, as well as the figure of the “young” artist.

 Performance by Adam Linder

Performance by Adam Linder

A panel discussion (in the afternoon), an exhibition, readings, and performances (in the evening), Spike Vienna, 2013

 Bjarne Melgaard, »Ignorant Transparencies«, 2013 Installation view at Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York

Bjarne Melgaard, »Ignorant Transparencies«, 2013
Installation view at Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York

 Levi Hicks  

Levi Hicks

 

Curators Daniel Baumann and Jay Sander confess their secret love for the museum, discuss the (alleged?) power of the collector, and the reawakened interest in performance. Withholding that the latter’s successful combination of popular event with a claim to art is what makes it so attractive to museums. In 2012, Jay Sanders co-curated the Whitney Biennial together with Elisabeth Sussman. Daniel Baumann is one of the curators of this year’s Carnegie International in Pittsburgh.