• Historic Brice Marden’s On View at Gagosian Uptown

      Monday, 18 February 2013 20:31

      Director Ealan Wingate comments that, “Brice Marden’s Red, Yellow, and Blue paintings explore the intersection of the theoretical juxtaposition of what is known as primary colors with the visual understanding of how those colors hold and permeate a plane creating an abstract as well as a contemplative and physical relationship through the tonal ranges of […]

    • The Body Electric: Selections from The Pop-Up Museum Of Queer History Archive

      Monday, 18 February 2013 16:12

      For starters, any consideration of it quickly exceeds the corporeal and spills over into the stormy sea of identity. Then, how does one begin to talk about that many-headed Hydra, desire? How do you contain what is too fluid to map, domesticate a thing that defies penning, describe a thing which in Whitman’s words, “balks […]

    • Three L.A. Shows Explore Black Panthers, Heroes and Youth Culture

      Friday, 15 February 2013 16:12

      A Hero Ain’t Nothing But a Sandwich, Nery Gabriel Lemus’ second solo show at the Charlie James Gallery in Los Angeles, explores what it means to be a hero in contemporary culture, specifically in relation to the ways adult men become heroes or villains in the eyes of the young boys they interact with. The […]

    • 5 Artists To See During Armory Art Week 2013

      Thursday, 7 February 2013 17:20

      We’re looking forward to this year’s showdown as over 10 fairs come together in NYC this March.  We’ve selected 5 must see artists among many others.  A short list follows: The Armory Show, the fair that started it all, will return to Piers 92 & 94 with a special FOCUS: USA this year.  Check out […]

    • Volta NY: The Exhibitor List Is Out

      Thursday, 7 February 2013 05:00

      VOLTA NY just announced it’s line up for Armory Week this March.  Now in it’s sixth edition, this exclusive solo showcase is marking its downtown debut at 82MERCER in SoHo. Boasting 94 galleries and spanning 6 continents attendees will get a snapshot of contemporary art froma global perspective.     Lotte Van den Audenaeren, little […]

    • El Museo del Barrio gets superreal

      Thursday, 7 February 2013 05:00

      In a series of six photographs, Las Hermanas Iglesias, sisters Janelle and Lisa Igelsias, wear knitted body suits created by their mother, Bodhild Iglesias. The sisters donned their knitted naked suits and explored the unique landscape of Tazmania through these alternative bodies. Placed against the various scenes of the Tasmanian panorama, their “knitted” nude bodies […]

    • In Conversation: Karen Schifano Interviewed By Mel Prest

      Thursday, 7 February 2013 05:00

      Karen Schifano: My ideal studio day would actually be a whole day in the studio. Most of the time, I can only squeeze in a few hours here and there since I work almost full-time as a painting restorer. I imagine the feeling of being in my own sanctuary with no deadlines, no computer, no […]

    • In Conversation: Heidi Pollard Interviewed By Astrid Bowlby

      Thursday, 7 February 2013 05:00

      HP: It’s that concept of Wabi Sabi that has a lot to do the beauty of imperfection, a sign of something soulful. But that’s just one trope. When you see a car that someone’s finishing so perfectly by hand, there’s a kind of frisson to that. Even if you are not aware that it’s made […]

    • Oh No He Didn’t: Race, Gender and Contemporary Art at PAFA

      Wednesday, 6 February 2013 15:59

      In light of George Baselitz recent remarks about “women painters” in GalleristNY and the unyielding response to New York Times critic Ken Johnson’s preview of the exhibition The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World and Now Dig This!: Art and Black Los Angeles 1960-1980 it’s clear that prejudice is still alive and kicking.  So […]

    • A Grand Central Celebration

      Tuesday, 5 February 2013 15:40

      This February, NYC’s Transit Museum is celebrating the 100 year anniversary of a national landmark, The Grand Central Terminal.  To kick it off, they’ve published a stunning hardcover book entitled Grand Central Terminal: 100 Years of a New York Landmark.  The book is thoroughly researched and reads like a library of design, lifestyles, art and […]

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