Posts from September, 2010

The Grammar of the Grid


Alex Olson: As a Verb, As a Noun, In Peach and Silver, at Lisa Cooley through October 17


So Pretty When You Smile: The Gothic Enigmas of Tommy White


at Harris Lieberman through October 2


LES GALLS


Three new galleries open on the Lower East Side, including Norman Foster’s spectacular new Sperone Westwater


Purloined Destiny: Julian Schnabel’s Polaroids


Julian Schnabel: Polaroids by Petra Giloy-Hirtz is published by Prestel.


Transcending Suburbia: An exceptional show of Gary Stephan


Gary Stephan’s ‘Painting And’ was at Woodstock’s Kleinert/James Arts Center this summer.


September, 2010: Esplund, Hirsch and Scott


Lance Esplund, Faye Hirsch, and Andrea C. Scott join David Cohen to review Roman Signer, Arlene Shechet, Adam Fuss, and Joan Snyder


Beta Get Your Act Together, PBS: A critical look at their new arts website


No bravos for this lackluster new site, even if the programs trump Bravo’s “Work of Art”


The Smell of Gunpowder: A visit with Roman Signer


Signer is a subject of this Friday’s Review Panel and a show at the Swiss Institute


Time out of Mind: On Deborah Garwood’s Evans Pond


Garwood’s Evans Pond series showed at the Fundación Antonio Pérez, Cuenca, Spain this summer


Vitality Amidst the Ruins: Lower Manhattan’s gritty golden age


Mixed Use, Manhattan: Photography and Related Practices at the Reina Sofia, Madrid, June 10 – September 2, 2010