Review

Gloves Off: George Kuchar's ‘Pagan Rhapsodies’ at PS1

"Trance of the Tropics" by Kuchar. (MoMA PS1)

When the prodigious, profligate, lowbrow, brilliant, Bronx-born filmmaker and artist George Kuchar died in September, it was in the midst of the planning for “Pagan Rhapsodies,” the large show devoted to his work, currently on view at PS1. In the kind of careful, carefully noncommittal juxtaposition that gave his work its elliptical intelligence and diffuse but disciplined purpose, his death has transformed the exhibition into a memorial retrospective. Read More