• Unfolding at La Criée

      Saturday, 10 September 2011 17:05

        Benoit Laffiché’s Déplier (‘Unfolding’) engages in the poetry of moving, branching out, the ambiguous and the fragile. Benoit Laffiché’s video work tirelessly interrogates the issue of apprehending territories and population movements in the post-global age. “Benoit Laffiché’s video work tirelessly interrogates the issue of apprehending territories and population movements in the post-global age.”   […]

    • Sheree Hovsepian: Contact

      Saturday, 10 September 2011 16:44

      The photographic moment is surely one of both reduction and addition. Reduction in the way existence is cropped, depth is replaced by the illusion of such, and so on. Addition, in the continual replication of the moment, interpretation, and levels of seeing. For “Contact” at the Charest-Weinberg Gallery, Sheree Hovsepian presents a tightly edited body […]

    • A Luminous Interval in Bilbao

      Thursday, 8 September 2011 02:44

      Can a “luminous interval” represent the decline and fragmentation of modern man? At the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao the question remains open. For the first time, the D. Daskalopoulos Collection is presented to the public, one of the largest and most comprehensive private collections of contemporary art in the world, housed in the geometry of rupture […]

    • “Soft Machines” at The Pace Gallery

      Thursday, 8 September 2011 02:26

        The Soft Machine, the 1961 novel by William S. Burroughs from which the exhibit draws its title, depicts a dark world odyssey ravaged by drugs, sex, poverty, hatred, and authoritarian mind-control. Fifty years later, the curators at the Pace Gallery are drawing on its title and themes for “Soft Machines,” a group show featuring […]

    • In Conversation: Maria Walker Interviews Cordy Ryman

      Friday, 2 September 2011 17:06

      Maria Walker: Would you describe your studio space for us? Cordy Ryman: My studio is in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. It’s a huge, one-story garage building with a few dividing walls, 16-foot ceilings, no natural light, good artificial lighting. I’ve been there about five years. My block is all industrial and commercial. I’m flanked by a […]

    • The Workers

      Friday, 2 September 2011 16:41

        We all know what Rosie the Riveter looked like, and what she stood for. Ford-era production line labor—and the rise of powerful unions—left us indelible portraits of work in mid 20th century America. Before that, Dickens created searing portraits of labor in the proto-industrial era, as Millet and his followers recorded a vivid picture […]

    • “Pointing a Telescope at the Sun” at Minus Space

      Wednesday, 31 August 2011 15:24

        MINUS SPACE is pleased to present Pointing a Telescope at the Sun, a group exhibition highlighting abstract color painting by five highly-influential NYC-based artists: Gabriele Evertz, Vincent Longo, Doug Ohlson, Robert Swain, and Sanford Wurmfeld. The exhibition is dedicated to the memory of Doug Ohlson (1936-2010) who passed away last year at age 73. […]

    • Fibers of Brooklyn: A Woman’s Work

      Wednesday, 31 August 2011 15:14

      The Textile Arts Center in Carroll Gardens did not bill the inaugural “Artists in Residence” exhibition as a feminist project. But here, women’s labor of the millennia, work produced in and for the sphere of the home, to cover themselves, to envelop others, was assembled under the heading “art” rather than the diminutive “craft.” Pieces […]

    • Uta Barth at 1301PE Gallery

      Wednesday, 31 August 2011 15:06

      1301PE is pleased to announce its second exhibition with internationally renowned artist Uta Barth. Since the early 1990ʼs, Barth has made visual perception the primary content of her work. The Ground and Field series brought her to international attention and this attention has continued as each of the following projects presented observations about human perception […]

    • Fünf Räume

      Sunday, 28 August 2011 17:51

      “Fünf Räume” (German for ‘Five Rooms’) presents five emerging artists from Austria who have each been given the opportunity to transform a distinct space within the galleries of the Austrian Cultural Forum New York, creating new, site-specific installations. The installation pieces, all created onsite, isolate the viewer who then becomes part of the artwork, creating […]

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