Nolli’s Orders: Form Unlimited

By Natalie Edwards, Washington University in St. Louis Originally published in the 2018 print edition. In the 18th century, Giovanni Battista Piranesi found the abandoned forums and crumbling temples of ancient Rome to be so suggestive that he described them as

Nolli’s Orders: Form Unlimited

By Natalie Edwards, Washington University in St. Louis Originally published in the 2018 print edition. In the 18th century, Giovanni Battista Piranesi found the abandoned forums and crumbling temples of ancient Rome to be so suggestive that he described them as

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Back to the Breast

Back to the Breast (2017) Interactive eco-inflatable installation Organic cotton coated in natural latex Measures 60ft x 32ft x 20ft (18m x 10m x 6m) By Carina Hardy, Barnard College Originally published in the 2018 print edition.

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Back to the Breast

Back to the Breast (2017) Interactive eco-inflatable installation Organic cotton coated in natural latex Measures 60ft x 32ft x 20ft (18m x 10m x 6m) By Carina Hardy, Barnard College Originally published in the 2018 print edition.

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Then, Molasses

Then, Molasses (2017) Platinotype By Shelby Ragsdale, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Originally published in the 2018 print edition.

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Then, Molasses

Then, Molasses (2017) Platinotype By Shelby Ragsdale, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Originally published in the 2018 print edition.

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Journalism or Romanticism?

Journalism or Romanticism? (2017) Inkjet print on paper, oil paint 14 x 17 inches By Sophie Kovel, Barnard College

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Journalism or Romanticism?

Journalism or Romanticism? (2017) Inkjet print on paper, oil paint 14 x 17 inches By Sophie Kovel, Barnard College

Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings

By Jonah Goldman-Kay, Columbia University Sally Mann occupies an odd place in the realm of contemporary photography. While she has major gallery representation and is by no means obscure, she has had only a handful of major surveys or retrospectives

Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings

By Jonah Goldman-Kay, Columbia University Sally Mann occupies an odd place in the realm of contemporary photography. While she has major gallery representation and is by no means obscure, she has had only a handful of major surveys or retrospectives

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One and Many

Untitled #1, #2, and #3 from “One and Many” (2017-18), archival inkjet print. By Chan Hong Yui Clement, (Savannah College of Art and Design)  

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One and Many

Untitled #1, #2, and #3 from “One and Many” (2017-18), archival inkjet print. By Chan Hong Yui Clement, (Savannah College of Art and Design)  

2018 Launch Party

We’ve announced the date for our 2018 launch party! Join us to celebrate the launch of Surface Tension, the third edition of JAC. Pick up a fresh copy of the print edition and meet our published writers and artists.

2018 Launch Party

We’ve announced the date for our 2018 launch party! Join us to celebrate the launch of Surface Tension, the third edition of JAC. Pick up a fresh copy of the print edition and meet our published writers and artists.

Interview: Cynthia Madansky

My introduction to filmmaker Cynthia Madansky’s work was her film TREYF (1998), which explores Jewish identity through the lens of two Jewish lesbians who met at a Passover seder. The film begins with sweet, funny mundanity

Interview: Cynthia Madansky

My introduction to filmmaker Cynthia Madansky’s work was her film TREYF (1998), which explores Jewish identity through the lens of two Jewish lesbians who met at a Passover seder. The film begins with sweet, funny mundanity

Figuring Afro-Fantasy: Black Bodies Beyond the Barriers of Postcolonial Narratives in Toyin Ojih Odutola’s Portraiture

by Mary Ma, Barnard College
Entering into Toyin Ojih Odutola’s solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum, To Wander Determined, is like entering into a simultaneous reality from a parallel universe. Framed

Figuring Afro-Fantasy: Black Bodies Beyond the Barriers of Postcolonial Narratives in Toyin Ojih Odutola’s Portraiture

by Mary Ma, Barnard College
Entering into Toyin Ojih Odutola’s solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum, To Wander Determined, is like entering into a simultaneous reality from a parallel universe. Framed

Call for Submissions

Surface Tension For our third edition, the Journal of Art Criticism at Barnard seeks submissions of art and art criticism, particularly work that conceptualizes surfaces—material as surface, skin as material, the tactility of surfaces, bodily sensations evoked through surfaces, and

Call for Submissions

Surface Tension For our third edition, the Journal of Art Criticism at Barnard seeks submissions of art and art criticism, particularly work that conceptualizes surfaces—material as surface, skin as material, the tactility of surfaces, bodily sensations evoked through surfaces, and