Edward M. Epstein




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Frank Bramblett, Dive In, 2001. Acrylic paints, marble dust, charcoal, and photographs on canvas on panel, 90 x 72 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Going with the Flow: Frank Bramblett at the Woodmere

Friday, June 5th, 2015

The artist’s retrospective of curiously, thoughtfully used materials continues through June 21.


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A House of Prayer for All People: Yael Bartana at Petzel

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Two new videos explore cultural authenticity — one simulating a holy site, another asking how national identity is formed.


Peter Blume, Crashing Surf, 1982. Oil on canvas, 30 x 50 inches. Courtesy of Elisabeth and William Landes. Art © The Educational Alliance, Inc./Estate of Peter Blume/Licensed by VAGA, New York.

Bloom and Drang: Peter Blume’s Eclecticism

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

A survey of the American painter’s career is currently on view.


Ragnar Kjartansson, Guilt Trip, 2007. Video, 10 min, 24 sec.

Warmer Than You Think: Due North at Icebox Project Space

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Exhibition paired artists from Iceland and Philadelphia


Installation view featuring (on the right) Nine Cosmic CD’s: For The Firespitter (Jayne Cortez), 2013, acrylic on canvas, 45h x 137.5w inches. Courtesy Alexander Gray Associates, New York.

Cosmic Put-on: Notes on Jack Whitten

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Paintings of the 4th dimension


Matthew Barney, HYPERTROPHY (incline), 1991, light-reflective vinyl, graphite pencil, and petroleum jelly on paper in self-lubricating plastic frame,10 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches. The Museum of Modern Art, New York; gift of R. L. B. Tobin. Copyright Matthew Barney. Digital image courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA/Art Resource, NY.

Mythology, Mortality, Mailer, and Vaseline: Matthew Barney at the Morgan

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

An avant-garde ruckus in the library


Maria Petschnig, Petschsniggle, 2013. HD Video (color, sound), 7 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and One Stellar Rays

A Romp Through A Flesh-Colored Universe: Maria Petschnig’s Video Installations

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

On view through June 16 at On Stellar Rays