• In Conversation: Joe Fyfe Interviews Beverly Fishman

      Friday, 13 January 2012 16:43

      Beverly Fishman: I don’t believe that you can paint without thinking about painting’s history, and your relationship as an artist to other artists who came before you. At the same time, when I paint, I am thinking more about Pop and Minimalism than Abstract Expressionism and Color Field. From Minimalism and Post-Minimalism I get the […]

    • Five World-Renowned Photographers Point their Lenses at India

      Thursday, 12 January 2012 17:08

      For centuries India has held a grip on the Western imagination. Sundaram Tagore Gallery’s exhibition at this year’s India Art Fair in New Delhi (January 26 to 29) traces the country’s influence on a group of notable photographers. The show features works by Annie Leibovitz, Sebastião Salgado, Edward Burtynsky, Steve McCurry and Robert Polidori. From […]

    • Peter Halley’s Prison

      Wednesday, 11 January 2012 19:53

      Peter Halley’s new installation, “Prison”, realizes a year of visual art programming that investigates the physical space of a 58-year-old converted bowling alley. The fittings and fixtures of a gaming arena have been removed, transforming the space into a cavernous hall with polished concrete floors and commanding barrel-roof ceilings. Disjecta’s 2011-12 exhibition season showcases the […]

    • What Makes Us Human: Leah Oates Interviews Pierre St-Jacques

      Wednesday, 11 January 2012 16:54

      Leah Oates: How did you become an artist? Pierre St-Jacques: I became an artist by surprise; I almost slipped unknowingly into it. I grew up in a family and in an environment that did not come into contact with contemporary visual arts. I knew about famous sculptures and paintings and loved them, but these were […]

    • In Conversation: John Zinsser Interviews Daniel Levine

      Tuesday, 10 January 2012 17:39

      Daniel Levine, born and bred in New York City, studied photography and painting at SUNY Buffalo – at which time he also became involved with Hallwalls and CEPA Gallery where he followed directly the generation of Robert Longo, Cindy Sherman and other “Pictures Generation” artists. His own paintings and works on paper, often seen as […]

    • VOLTA NY 2012: 5 Years of Exclusive Solo Projects

      Monday, 9 January 2012 17:53

      The artworld is setting up for what should be an exciting season this March.  At the forefront is Volta, whose incredibly unique approach captures a wide range of artists.  Amanda Coulson, the art critic and fair director, is a dyanamic personality who is passionate about her project.  To see more, check out her video interview […]

    • Peter Liversidge, Where We Begin

      Friday, 6 January 2012 21:05

      While all of the proposals for Where We Begin will be displayed in the exhibition, the artist has chosen to realize only a select group. In many cases, these realized proposals relate to found objects that Liversidge encountered on his recent visits to New York. Banal, everyday materials are repurposed for his use, in this […]

    • Gerald Ferguson. Work at Canada Gallery

      Thursday, 5 January 2012 18:05

      Canada Gallery opens a show which of Gerald Ferguson’s work which feel incredibly fresh, given its age.  Recently deceased, Ferguson came of age at a time when abstraction met process met conceptualism.  He began teaching at NSCAD in Halifax and soon developed what Dalhousie Art Gallery curator Susan Gibson Garvey referred to as “literal, task-oriented […]

    • Arnulf Rainer: Unfinished Into Death

      Wednesday, 4 January 2012 17:52

        It has been almost one year that we started an art project with the artist Arnulf Rainer (b. 1929, Austria). Since the 1950s, Rainer’s work has been characterized by over-painting: he uses existing images (paintings, photos, or drawings of his own art or that of others) to work over, in order to make them […]

    • Hermann Nitsch: Under My Skin

      Tuesday, 3 January 2012 17:09

      Karlyn De Jongh and Sarah Gold were crucified in Hermann Nitsch’s Aktion (Action), the 130th of these multimedia performances, at the Museon Hermann Nitsch in Naples. During the week before the performance in May 2010, they took part in the rehearsals and met Nitsch every day to talk with him about his life experiences and […]

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