Posts from November, 2009

Craig Manister at the Painting Center


The eye of the viewer zig-zags in space from overlapping plane to plane, neoclassic style.


Wolfgang Laib: Frieze of Life at Sean Kelly Gallery


Laib sees his art as having a political dimension, in the sense that the production of cultural artifacts change people and institutions.


November 2009: Leslie Camhi, Barry Schwabsky, and Katy Siegel with moderator David Cohen


Tracey Emin, Sterling Ruby, David Hockney and Sharon Horvath


Pat Steir: Self-Portrait: Reprise 1987-2009 at the New York Studio School


Taking subjects from the raw materials for old master art, Steir transforms them in accord with her very contemporary sensibility.


Cry Stall Gaze: A Collaboration with Pat Steir


Poem and artwork unfold as twin scrolls.


Leon Polk Smith at Washburn Gallery


This was an artcritical PIC in November 2009.


David Kapp at Sideshow


This was an artcritical PIC in November 2009.


Sylvia Sleigh at I-20 Gallery


This was an artcritical PIC in November 2009.


Jiri Kolar at Pavel Zoubok Gallery


This was an artcritical PIC in November 2009.


Anish Kapoor’s “Memory”: A Tale of Two Cities


October 21, 2009—March 28, 2010 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Avenue (at 89th Street) New York City 212-423-3500 Anish Kapoor’s Memory, a 24-ton metallic blimp measuring approximately 47 x 29 x 15 feet overall, is imposing at a number of levels.  It requires the viewer to use his/her own memory to create an image…