Art City: A look at Micah Bloom’s Codex


Micah Bloom’s Codex is set in Minot, N.D. after a flood. After the cleanup, after the rebuilding, Bloom was struck by a particular subset of the remaining debris—books that had been strewn through the landscape by the receding waters. Codex is a meditation on these remains. The film and the photographs document the final resting […]

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Art City: Blind spot

Art City

Sometimes artwork can be difficult to see. There are times when I have looked at a work and been unable to understand why the artist has gone to so much trouble. Most of the time, when this happens, I am missing something. Certainly, I am looking at the work—I am noticing its physical properties, thinking […]

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