Articles by Eli Pitegoff

8 articles found.

Culture Shock

A Short Timeline of Controversial Art

Arts, Apr 10 2015

by Max Genecov, Joshua Kurtz, Eli Pitegoff, Erin Prinz-Schwartz & Maya Sorabjee

To simply be offensive in one’s artistic practice is to engage in a hollow act of provocation. It is to be, …

Hooking Up With History

Arts, Jan 30 2015

by Eli Pitegoff

It might read blasphemous to call today’s cult fixation with Berlin parochial. Yet, to enter the city’s most infamous club, according …

Week in Humanity

News, Sep 26 2014

by Zeve Sanderson & Eli Pitegoff

TITANS OF INDUSTRY You know the image: Leonardo DiCaprio standing at the bow of the ill-fated Titanic, arms spread wide-open, yelling …

Road Rash in Vivid Color

The high-definition debate in skateboard culture

Arts, Sep 19 2014

by Eli Pitegoff

Holding your skateboard by the truck, known colloquially as “the mall grab,” might seem inconsequential to the layman, but it can …

The New Pulpit

Literary, May 02 2014

by Eli Pitegoff

The following is a brief window into a day of genesis: the virtual origin of a Facebook prophet. Posting as many …

Two Rooms

Andy Warhol’s photographs at the RISD Museum

Arts, Apr 04 2014

by Eli Pitegoff

The Rhode Island School of Design Museum’s most recent display of Andy Warhol’s photography is an art exhibition with an identity …

Skype Reverberations

Literary, Jan 31 2014

by Eli Pitegoff

Because skype conjures you with strange pixels that dance around your face fractionally, and tries to freeze you into a momentary …

The New Experience

Street League Skateboarding & the rise of ISX

Metabolics, Oct 29 2013

by Eli Pitegoff

MOMENTS AFTER 18-YEAR-OLD Nyjah Huston clinched the 2012 Street League Skateboarding Super Crown, cameras swarmed. Lil Wayne rushed through the stadium …