Posts from September, 2017

Janet Fish: Pinwheels and Poppies, Paintings 1980-2008 at DC Moore Gallery


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Perilous Journeys: Ron Baron and Karina Aguilera Skvirsky at Smack Mellon


A sculptural installation and a film, each eloquent on the poignancy of human journeys


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Nicola Ginzel at The Gallery at One Army Plaza


A Featured Item from THE LIST On one level, the work is a meditation on consciousness or an exhortation of mindfulness, a concept from Zen Buddhism. On another, it is a continuous prying at the intuitive underpinnings of rational systems. The everyday materials the artist turns into art amounts to personal stuff found in a jacket…


The Family Clown: A Studio Visit with Leslie Wayne


Leslie Wayne: Free Experience at Jack Shainman Gallery, September 7 to October 21, 2017 Leslie Wayne is known for the vivid density and colorful materiality of her work, most recently a collection of what she called “paint rags” which hang from the wall, and are actually made of many layers of paint. Her latest work,…


Abstract and Concrete: The Monochromatic Paintings of Nancy Haynes


She showed at Regina Rex on the Lower East Side this spring


“Not Figures, Not Bodies, But Humans”: Jennifer Packer in conversation with Lee Ann Norman


Her show is at the Renaissance Society, Chicago, through November 5


“Pure Sculptural Energy”: Seeing Rodin, Reading Steinberg


As the Met’s centennial Rodin exhibition opens, Leo Steinberg’s great essay from the 1960s is recalled


Poetry by Other Means: The Collages of John Ashbery


Is there something intrinsic to the appeal of collage to writers — to moving bits of paper around in startling, revelatory juxtapositions? The coincidence of two shows of collages by writers of markedly different ilk – a sometime poet laureate and a member of the third estate – begs the question.


“One Thing Follows Another”: John Ashbery, Art Critic


He made light of his “violon d’Ingres,” but with Ashbery’s death we lost a great art critic