Posts from May, 2017

Studio Visit: Ellen K. Levy discusses her “Meme Machines” with Joyce Beckenstein

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According to Richard Dawkins, memes are the cultural equivalent of genes. The difference is that memes are contagious; they are ideas that circulate. “Meme Machines” consist of four painted prints related to four different specialized libraries and an animation that shows you a more global perspective of libraries. Together the animation and still prints relate…


Neural Networks: Ellen K. Levy on her “Meme Machines” and the thinking behind them


Her exhibition at Mid-Manhattan Library is up thru’ June 28


a featured item from THE LIST: Ronnie Landfield at Findlay Galleries


In his first show with the newly consolidated Findlay Galleries veteran abstract painter Ronnie Landfield has really pulled out the stops. Career vicissitudes that included heart-wrenching damage to a lifetime’s work during Hurricane Sandy and the subsequent loss of a dream New York studio to gentrification seem to have dented neither the pictorial scale nor…


“A Painted Place”: David Novros at Paula Cooper


Works from the 1970s, on view through June 30


Close Reading: Xie Xiaoze paints blown-up books


At Chambers Fine Art, through June 17


A Topical Pick from the Archives: Ali Banisadr at Sperone Westwater


a review from 2014 as Banisadr shows new work at the same gallery


An Immiscible Swirl: Greg Lindquist at Central Booking


Fine art and social action, on the Lower East Side through May 28


Phrogz That Collaborate: Jennifer Coates and David Humphrey in Nebraska


Husband and wife team up at hip Lincoln powerhouse, Fiendish Plots


Latest Podcast of The Review Panel: Whitney Biennial 2017 with Jessica Bell Brown, Walter Robinson and Hrag Vartanian


The May 5 season finale


The Heroism of the Crowd: Flânerie at the Barnes Foundation


Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie is on view in Philadelphia through May 22