Posts from December, 2008

Julie Langsam at Frederieke Taylor


Julie Langsam at Frederieke Taylor


Adam Van Doren at The Renaissance Studios


Adam Van Doren at The Renaissance Studios


Kembra Pfahler at Art Basel Miami Beach


Kembra Pfahler at Art Basel Miami Beach


Willard Boepple: Looms at Lori Bookstein Fine Art


The author finds unexpected links between Boepple and the Surrealist phase of Alberto Giacometti


Nathan Redwood at Art Basel Miami Beach


Nathan Redwood at Art Basel Miami Beach


The Unknown Blakelock at the National Academy Museum


In addition to his spontaneous brushstrokes, Blakelock explores a decalcomania-like technique of load, press, smear, and lift. This emphatically material-based process creates a raised, textural web of paint activity with a few scattered reds, oranges and yellows flecking a surface that is eerily similar to Jackson Pollock’s and as interesting to ponder.


Zero in NY at Sperone Westwater Gallery


Working outside the gallery system, these artists made single-evening exhibitions, often in their own studios, issuing manifestos with these events. While some artists involved with Zero, like Lucio Fontana, are well recognized in America, this is the first survey of the lesser-known group in the States.


Eve Sonneman at Art Miami


Eve Sonneman at Art Miami


Old Masters, New World: America’s Raid on Europe’s Great Pictures by Cynthia Saltzman


At the end of the Civil War, there were very few significant paintings in America. By the start of the Great War, however, thanks to a surprisingly small group of men and women, the extensive collections we possess today had started to be formed. Cynthia Saltzman, a marvelously writerly writer, has studied the literature, read…


New China New Art by Richard Vine


Vine and artist Zhang Hongtu present revised/expanded edition at New York Public Library this Wednesday (February 1)