Record Machine: Une Danse des Bouffons (A Jester’s Dance) by Marcel Dzama

Enclosed with The Believer Magazine’s 2014 Music Issue was a seven-inch record produced to coincide with a film by the same name: Une Danse Des Bouffons (A Jester’s Dance) by Marcel Dzama. The film will have its American premiere in September as a solo exhibition at New York’s David Zwirner Gallery, and this four song soundtrack makes […]


What’s the Deal With the Urinal in the Middle of the Art Gallery?

If I had to choose one piece of art that has gotten the most grief over the course of its existence for not being art, it is Duchamp’s Fountain. I know. It’s a urinal. It’s not even a decorated handcrafted urinal. It’s a plain old urinal from a hardware store tipped on its side and […]