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Boris Groys questions how art is presented to its audience
Matthew Jesse Jackson
by Boris Groys
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Boris Groys has been working in the gap between art and philosophy for more than thirty years. Born in East Berlin in 1947, educated in the Soviet Union, and active as a critic in Moscow’s underground art scene in the ’70s, he emigrated to West Germany in 1981, eventually receiving a doctorate in philosophy. In recent years, he has lectured on art, literature, media theory, and philosophy at New York University and the Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe, Germany, while pursuing an increasing number of curatorial and art projects. Well known in eastern and central Europe, his books and essays (written at first in Russian, now primarily in German) are less familiar to the Anglophone art world. Art Power, however, aims to introduce an English-language readership to the depth and breadth of Groys’s thinking on
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