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Zürcher Studio's booth at Untitled art fair, Miami Beach, December 2013. To left, Brian Belotti: " Belott's wall of small highly decorative panels, each built around a single dirty sock."
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On Kawara, I AM STILL ALIVE, 1970. Telegram, 6 1/2 x 8 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
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Monday, March 8th, 2010

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The Independent Show (West 22nd Street) A photo journal


ABANDON HOPE ALL YE WHO ENTER The neon sign over the door by Paris-based collective Claire Fontaine suggests a Dante-esque Divine Comedy awaits. “Part consortium, part collective,” is what Independent art fair called itself, as launched by gallerists Elizabeth Dee (X Initiative, N.Y.) and Darren Flook (Hotel, London). Making use of the former Dia Art Foundation’s…

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Jill Sigman, who is also performing at SITE Festival this year, in a piece from 2009

Bushwick SITE Fest set for March 6 and 7


Arts in Bushwick celebrates the diversity of live art with SITE Fest: a rollicking two-day, multi-venue interdisciplinary art festival on Saturday and Sunday, March 6-7.  Now in its second year, SITE investigates the Brooklyn neighborhood’s amazing variety of theater, dance, music and performance art enacted in an urban setting. SITE Fest will take place at…

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Published by anonymous (later identified as Charles Sarka) A Song Without Music, 1921 Ink and watercolor on paper, 8.5 x 11 inches each page (total 40 pages)

Jack the Pelican to fly no more


The gallery scene in Williamsburg will get less colorful in a few weeks as, after eight years, Jack the Pelican Presents is closing its doors.  When asked by artcritical about this decision, owner and former art critic Don Carroll gave the expected answer: economic downturn, drop in sales, and increased rent.  In addition, due to…

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Claire Fontaine, Change 2006. Twelve twenty-five cent coins, steel box-cutter blades, solder and rivets, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Neu, Berlin. Photo: the artist

Panel Discussion at MIT examines Performative Art


The MIT List Visual Art Center presents The Annual Max Wasserman Forum on Contemporary Art.  This year’s forum, titled Parody, Politics and Performativity, brings together several practicing artists and experts on performative practices.  The 2010 Wasserman Forum will include a panel discussion with artists Tino Sehgal, Tania Bruguera and the collective artist Claire Fontaine, moderated by…

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Daniel Heyman, I Did Not Have a Beard 2008. Gouache and pencil on paper, 29 x 41 inches. Courtesy List Gallery, Swarthmore College

Symposium explores Artists in Wartime


Swarthmore College presents Artists in Wartime: Bearing Witness / Shaping a Response,series of events consisting of two concurrent exhibitions, a symposium and poetry reading that explore the role of contemporary artists who focus on war and other crises of politics on Saturday, March 20. The symposium, moderated by Janine Mileaf, Assistant Professor of Art History at…

Monday, February 1st, 2010

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Claire Weiss (1966-2010)


Clare Weiss, who was Curator of Public Art at New York City Department of Parks and Recreation from 2005-2009, was a determined and enterprising champion of art in public places.  She passed away January 11, aged 43, after a protracted battle with breast cancer which began in 2006. Weiss came to art relatively late in…

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

Montserrat Caballé, 1995. Oil on linen, 84 x 72 inches. Courtesy the Artist and Fischbach Gallery

Carl Plansky (1951-2009)


Last weekend, a week before the close of his exhibition at the New York Studio School, Carl Planksy died of a heart attack while driving to his home in upstate New York.  Planksy was best known for his painterly, expressionistic landscapes and still lifes worked from life in exuberant brushstrokes and rich colors.  His show…

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

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Hyman Bloom (1913- 2009)


Bloom had inherited a blend of mysticism and harsh realism, reminiscent of Isaac Bashevis Singer.

Monday, September 7th, 2009

Please DO use your cell phones in the Museum


The Brooklyn Museum made a new mobile Web application available to museum visitors on August 26. This interactive program has a number of features and mainly acts as a personalized museum guide. Visitors can create individualized tours of the museum by calling up images from the museum’s online image archive that are formatted specifically for…

Monday, September 7th, 2009

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Apropos Labor Day: A Fair on Governor’s Island


A short and free ferry ride will take Manhattanites and Brooklynites to an island wide exhibition of the work of over 150 international independent artists and galleries. The Second Annual Governors Island Art Fair will be open to the public every weekend September 5-27 from 11am to 6pm. Ferries to Governors Island are available from…