Posts from November, 2008

Andreas Gursky at Matthew Marks Gallery


Andreas Gursky at Matthew Marks Gallery


Jackie Winsor at Paula Cooper Gallery


Much of Winsor’s originality derives from her enigmatic yet evocative treatment of form, which conceals as much as it reveals.


Gandy Brodie at the College of Staten Island


Gandy Brodie at the College of Staten Island


Patricia Treib at John Connelly Presents


Patricia Treib at John Connelly Presents


Louisa Matthiasdottir: Selected Paintings at Tibor de Nagy Gallery


Throughout this retrospective selection of her work, one senses in Matthiasdottir a luminous reserve – a private temperament joyfully submitting to an exacting task. We’re rewarded with extraordinary evocations of the observed.


Ying Li at the Painting Center


Ying Li at the Painting Center


Baker Overstreet: Follies at Fredericks & Freiser


Hints of past layers visible beneath the surface are the only counterpunch to a solid machine that affords little room for speculation beyond its shiny and seductive design. The label of “primitive” given to Overstreet and many of his peers in contemporary abstract painting belies a highly stylized, self-conscious approach to image construction.


Naomi Campbell at the Asian Contemporary Art Fair


Naomi Campbell at the Asian Contemporary Art Fair


Keith Mayerson at the Derek Eller Gallery


Keith Mayerson at the Derek Eller Gallery


Susanna Coffey at the New York Studio School


Susanna Coffey at the New York Studio School