Angela Brown is a writer, artist, and researcher from Yonkers, NY. She graduated from Vassar College with a degree in Art History and her writing has appeared in ARTnews and Routine magazine.
Who is choreographing whom?
PLAY, currently on view at Gagosian on West 21st Street in New York, is a work by Urs Fischer in which nine office chairs move through the gallery and interact with visitors. Artist and choreographer Madeline Hollander worked with Fischer and a team of programmers and animators to create various gestures, movements, and behavior sequences for the chairs. Gagosian’s Angela Brown sat down to talk with Hollander about this process.
Y.Z. Kami: Behind the Vanishing Point
Blaise Pascal, the seventeenth-century mathematician and philosopher, served as a crucial inspiration for Y.Z. Kami’s newest body of work. Angela Brown examines Pascal’s ideas and their relevance to these portraits and Dome paintings.
People Are Beautiful
An exhibition at Vassar College brings together almost one hundred works by Andy Warhol that highlight the methods and aesthetics of the artist’s portraiture.
Self-Reflections: Roe Ethridge Innocence II
Angela Brown considers the wide-ranging photographs included in Roe Ethridge: Innocence II.
Rachel Feinstein Brings Rome to Paris
Rachel Feinstein speaks to Gagosian’s Angela Brown about “bringing Rome to Paris,” for her exhibition at Le Mur.
Matisse and American Art
Matisse and American Art at the Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey, explores the long-lasting influence of the French modernist on American artists from Max Weber to Andy Warhol. Angela Brown examines the profound impact of Matisse’s vision.
Obscuring the Index
Taryn Simon’s 2016 exhibitions spanned the globe. Angela Brown brings us highlights from six museums.