Jan Peeters and Hermann Wundrum: On Familiar Things

Recently, I had the pleasure to break bread with Prof. Jan Peeters and Hermann Wundrum, the two minds behind the excellent On Familiar Things. Over the course of an afternoon, we discussed the current ramifications of painting from the Dutch Gouden Eeuw. The following is a transcription of that conversation. The Interview Prof. Jan Peeters is on research leave from the art history department at the University of Utrecht. His new book, The Sacred Kitchen,

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Gianni Versace Harry Pussy

Until… wait for it… just like a scene from Miami Vice, Versace was famously murdered in 1997 in the front of his mansion. According to the celebrity Hunter Braithwait, of Miami blog there’s No There, this decline can be seen in director Kevin Arrow’s film Gianni Versace Harry, which will be screening at the Formalist Sidewalk Poetry Club tonight. Braithwait claims that the killing marked the end of the glitterati rule and the palm trees

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Hayal Pozanti: Six Paintings and a GIF

Hayal Pozanti received an MFA from Yale in 2011. Currently, she is preparing for solo exhibition at Silverman Gallery in San Francisco. The show, Co-Real, opens February 10th. 1) Can you talk about your background a bit? Are you from Istanbul? I went last year and totally loved it. I was born and raised in Istanbul, but spent a significant part of my childhood in the States. My mother is a computer engineer and my

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