Deborah Sussman Susser

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  • 6 years ago

    Here's a Scottsdale paradox: Many of its most fashionable residents sport clothing purchased elsewhere — meaning New York, Los Angeles, Paris, and Milan. Enter Barneys, the chic New York department store that landed here last month. The name...

  • 12 years ago | Visual Arts

    My father disliked comic books, even smart, deep ones, like Art Spiegelman's Maus. He just couldn't get past the words-and-pictures-in-boxes thing. To him, the comic book was a crude, impoverished vehicle, and its content became less significant b...

  • 13 years ago | Visual Arts

    I can't help thinking about empire lately, as in the end of. Only that's not Nero fiddling. It sounds more like the Charlie Daniels Band. In July, I went to see "The Surrealist Revolution" at the Pompidou Center in Paris, and I thought about how S...

  • 13 years ago | Visual Arts

    If you read last month's Art in America, you know that Studio LoDo (along with a lot of other deserving art spaces in the Scottsdale/Phoenix/Tempe megalopolitan area) is now officially "on the map." Those of you who've been to this warehouse space...

  • 13 years ago | Visual Arts

    On the first Friday night of every month, the art galleries in downtown Phoenix, big and small, as well as many artists' studios and temporary art spaces, open their doors to the now thousands of people who come through on self-guided tours. Since...

  • 13 years ago | Visual Arts

    If you were going to categorize the work of Adam Chodzko, whose first solo museum exhibition in the U.S. is now on view at Arizona State University, you'd have to resort to something like "participatory conceptual performance art," a clumsy mouthf...