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

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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.