Posts from January, 2011

Breathy, Brooding Darkness: Jon Pestoni at Lisa Cooley


LA abstract painter on view through February 20


Devotion at the Kitchen


Sarah Michelson and the New York City Players, running through January 22


You will meet a tall handsome stranger… on the Bowery


Artemisia Gentileschi at Sperone, Westwater’s exhibition of old master Italian Paintings


Captured Through Accumulation: The Reworked Portraits of Anthony Fisher


Exhibition was at Galerie Mourlot, the Boston artist’s second New York solo


2010 New Year’s Quiz – The Answers!


An inscribed book each to the four winners; answers and links for everyone else


gif test

by


The Benevolent Ringmaster: Vik Muniz and his portraits in garbage


WASTE LAND, directed by Lucy Walker, to be broadcast April 19 at 10PM EST on PBS


Frida Kahlo: Her Photos


It should come as no surprise that Frida Kahlo, whose own dramatic life was the primary subject of her art, kept a major collection of photographs important to her.  With the intense interest in Kahlo created by Hayden Herrera’s seminal biography, you might in fact wonder, why have we never seen these photos?  Okay, funny…


Lindsay Pollock takes helm at Art in America


Exceptional journalist known for her concern with the nuts and bolts of the art world


In the Shadow of the Parthenon


Report from… Athens, and evidence of the heroic spirit in recent Greek painting.