Robert Longo, 'Untitled (Taepodong)', 2006
Published today in our ESSAY section is Joyce Korotkin's mediation on the work of Robert Longo. 'Images of power in its myriad manifestations form the nucleus of Robert Longo's oeuvre', she begins. 'Although his subject matter and media are in constant flux, the underlying content remains consistent: an ongoing dialogue on the nature of power and aggression, from the perspective of male acculturation, that encompasses a widening ripple of associative meanings.'
To read her essay in full click here.
Joyce Korotkin is a critic, independent curator and artist based in New York. A US Correspondent writing feature articles and reviews for tema celeste contemporary art, she has also contributed to ArtReview, written numerous essays for artist's catalogs, and co-authored a book, NeoBaroque! (with Micaela Giovannotti, published by Charta, 2006). As an independent curator, Korotkin has most recently co-curated Out of True in the Design District during Art/Basel/Miami 2006, and NeoBaroque! in Verona, Italy. Korotkin's paintings have most recently been exhibited at the Museum of Glass: International Center for Contemporary Art, WA, Moti Hasson Gallery, NY, Luxe Gallery, NY, and White Columns, NY. Her work is included in museum and public collections.