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Chris Kraus

‘The exhibition was one of the most formative and memorable things I’ve ever seen’

By Chris Kraus

The US writer and filmmaker has created new paths for arts writing and critical thinking, not from wielding a cudgel but by exposing our bruises

By Jennifer Kabat
Chris Kraus, The Golden Bowl or Repression (1), 2018

Los Angeles

24 Mar
19 May

Cal Revely-Calder wins the 2017 prize for his review of Dom Sylvester Houédard's exhibition 'Typestracts'

Chris Kraus’s biography of the first female ‘Great Writer as Countercultural Hero’

By Juliet Jacques

As a new biography of the author is published, revisiting Kathy Acker's writing on literature, logic and the libido 

By Dodie Bellamy
Ariel Pink and Matt Fishbeck perfroming at aFast Friends Inc. show, Los Angeles. Photograph: Eli Langer

Released today on Semiotext(e), Holy Shit’s album Solid Rain gets nostalgic for the freewheeling creativity of a pre-gentrification LA

By Josie Thaddeus-Johns
Gill-Revue, Le Salon Pour Rire, 1868, lithograph. Courtesy: Chewday’s, London

From why its good to repeat jokes to how to keep it impersonal: what to read about this weekend

By Paul Clinton

This year’s prize, judged by Ed Atkins, Chris Kraus and Pablo Larios, is now open for entries

Raúl Ruiz, City of Pirates, 1983, film still

From Anthony Burgess being bitchy to a primer for Xenofeminism: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton
Untitled, 2015, oil on canvas, 250 x 220 cm. Courtesy: the artist, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin and Greene Naftali, New York

On the art of Monika Baer

By Kirsty Bell
Gary Indianna, Three Month Fever

Andrew Durbin discusses the books that have influenced him

By Andrew Durbin