Posts from April, 2010

Worth the Trip: Fred Tomaselli lands in Brooklyn


His touring exhibition, now arriving at the Brooklyn Museum, was reviewed at the Tang this summer.


April 2010: Alpers, Smith, and Viveros-Faune with moderator David Cohen


2010 Whitney Biennial


Seeing Red


Suzan Frecon, currently showing works on paper at David Zwirner, was reviewed at the 2010 Whitney Biennial,


Spring Season of MFA Exhibitions


Spring is in the air, and in New York that means MFA exhibitions. Institutions like Columbia University, the New York Studio School, SVA (School of the Visual Arts,) The New York Academy, Queens College, Brooklyn College, Rutgers, The New School, SUNY Purchase, Pratt, and NYU all present shows of eager new talents.  Hunter College is…


Dorothea Rockburne: Astronomy Drawings at the New York Studio School


These staggering images made it clear that the universe is an interconnected assembly of electrical circuits and that energy and matter are, indeed, infinite in their connectivity.


Gallery nights: Concurrent Openings of Adjacent Galleries


Last October, 64 Galleries around the 57th Street Art District stayed open late on the same night, offering a staggering array of painting, sculpture, video, photography and elbow rubbing and hobnobbing. In May, seven Madison Avenue Galleries are having a private, invitation-only viewing night of their exhibitions titled “Masterworks of Six Centuries.” It seems curious…


Pace Splits with Wildenstein


After 17 years, the gallery we have known as PaceWildenstein will be no more.  In April 2010, Pace and Wildenstein announced that the partnership has been amicably dissolved. The Pace Gallery, regaining its independence, is also celebrating its 50th year. The two companies jointly stated that they would continue to pursue business opportunities together. Pace…


The Painting Center Moves to Chelsea


After 16 years in SoHo, the Painting Center opens its doors in Chelsea at a new location at 547 West 27th Street on the 5th Floor.  Their inaugural show opens on April 13 with a group invitational show titled Continuing Color Abstraction, curated by Rella Stuart-Hunt the main gallery and Phillis Ideal: Recent Paintings in…


American Academy of Arts and Letters Announces New Members and Award Recipients


Each year, the American Academy of Arts and Letters honors of 50 composers, artists, architects and writers with cash awards ranging from $5000 to $75,000.  This year’s winners are to be announced in a private ceremony that takes place on May 16, 2010.  In addition, four Honorary Members will be inducted into the Academy: the…


Kenneth Noland Estate is now represented by Mitchell-Innes & Nash


New York gallery Mitchell-Innes & Nash announced that it now exclusively represents the estate of American Color Field painter Kenneth Noland. Noland, who died in January 2010 of kidney cancer in his home in Port Clyde, Maine, was one of the best-known Color Field painters to emerge in the 1960s. Art critic Clement Greenberg championed…