Douglas Crimp

The late art historian and activist inspired generations of young artists and writers to better teach themselves 

By Thomas J. Lax

From existentialist heartthrobs to the end of existence: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton
‘Pictures, Before and After –  An Exhibition for Douglas Crimp’, 2014, installation view

Galerie Buchholz and Arsenal Institut für Film und Videokunst, Berlin, Germany

By Karen Archey

Exploring the New York art world of the 1970s ahead of the publication of his memoir, Before Pictures