“OURS: Democracy in the Age of Branding” made it as one of Art Forum’s Critics’ Pick. A nice thing to see happen for the show. A small excerpt below.
OURS: Democracy in the Age of Branding’” takes the rhetoric underlying US military campaigns in Iraq and elsewhere as its starting point and emphasizes the global dissemination of American ideologies through the lens of consumer culture. Curated by Carin Kuoni (with Marisa Olson organizing its Web component), the project goes beyond the traditional exhibition format to incorporate lectures, panels, workshops, and other related events.
You can read the short article here http://www.artforum.com/archive/id=21917 (they do make you sign in to read).