• Blurring the Lines: Breathing Exhibit at The Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Gallery

      Wednesday, 4 May 2011 08:53

      “New York is in a unique position in that it offers a way forward in terms of its capacity for diversity, yet only if we are willing to absorb the changing cultural environment.” Sung Ho Choi, Dreamscape, 2011. Mixed media on wood, 48” x 96”. Courtesy of The Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Gallery and […]

    • Doron Polak / A Body of Evidence

      Wednesday, 4 May 2011 08:39

      “Today, Doron Polak is focusing on the examination of the connection between body and architecture – researching the meaning of “physical architecture.” Doron Polak, Bread and Body, (Bodies Project) 2009. Photo credit: Uri Dushy Courtesy of the artist.     Doron Polak, Body and City, (Bodies Project) 2009. Photo credit: Uri Dushy Courtesy of the artist. […]

    • Ira Cohen: (1935–2011) Art into Alchemy

      Wednesday, 4 May 2011 07:34

      “Throughout his life, Cohen had a seemingly endless imagination, taking wonderfully strange photographs of iconic figures, writing thousands of poems, and eventually operating the Bardo Matrix publishing house in Nepal; all the while realizing revelatory experiences into moments of ecstatic perception.” Ira Cohen: (1935–2011) Art into Alchemy Jason Stopa Ira Cohen embodied a certain mystery […]

    • Revived Through the Thread

      Wednesday, 4 May 2011 07:32

      “Drawing via embroidery, the works’ surface is created through a dance of repetitive notations, suggesting that a body’s labor isn’t separate from the product it generates but is, rather, another version of it.” osh Blackwell, Plastic Basket (independent triangles), 2010. Plastic bag, yarn, 12 x 18 inches. Courtesy of the artist. Author:  Josh Blackwell Borrowing […]

    • Primal Connection

      Wednesday, 4 May 2011 07:28

      “I am not necessarily interested in intoxication as a status, but maybe as a way towards the other, the inaccessible, the being but unreachable.” Carsten Holler, SOMA, 2010. Installation view, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin. Photo credit: David von Becker. Courtesy of David von Becker. Author:  Carsten Höller The SOMA exhibition as […]

    • Surreal Realities

      Wednesday, 4 May 2011 07:23

      “Beneath this insanity is the thought that our entire reality is, in essence, a dream or a projection of consciousness that something substantial and possibly spiritual exists beyond the boundaries of our perception.” Eric White, No Neutral Thoughts, 2008. Oil on canvas, 24 x 24 inches. Courtesy of Peter Farrelly. Author:  Eric White I am […]

    • Cross-Cultural Ingenuity

      Wednesday, 27 April 2011 14:14

      “We are not just speaking about an idea or archaic element in the collective subconscious of a people, but about the embodiment of our archaic atavism which becomes an active entity, just like a creature itself.” Almagul Menlibayeva, Centaur, 2011. Production photograph from Transoxiana Dreams. Lambda print mounted on alu-dibond, Edition of 5, 28 x […]

    • A Portrait of the Past

      Tuesday, 26 April 2011 22:09

      “The artist takes the viewer on a journey through some of the darkest states of human existence—oppression, abjection, tragedy, persecution, poverty, loneliness, and misery…” Author:  Mihai Nicodim Gallery Adrian Ghenie, born in 1977, draws his inspiration from personal memories of growing up during communist Romania under the dictatorship of Ceausescu. He witnessed history being written […]

    • Murakami at Versailles

      Saturday, 23 April 2011 12:42

      “This juxtaposition raises myriad thoughts, from humorous, to insulting, to calculatingly subversive, no doubt reflecting the artist’s intention.” Takashi Murakami , Tongari-Kun, 2003-2004. Fiberglass, steel, and oil, acrylic, and urethane paint, 22.96 x 11.48 feet. Photo credit: Christian Milet. Courtesy of Château de Versailles. Takashi Murakami , Oval Buddha, 2007-2010. Bronze and gold leaf 18.8 […]

    • My Secret Radio

      Saturday, 23 April 2011 12:37

      “This album is their tribute to the many powerful voices that rocked their world, and the country that sang to them its siren song—via their secret radios.” Photo Credit: Tom Ehrlich. Courtesy of… My Secret Radio Allison Ravenscroft/Jane Covner In celebration of the May release of their new timba album, My Secret Radio, the three-time […]

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