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Liz Santoro, Marco D’Agostin, Cynthia Koppe and Teresa Silva in "For Claude Shannon," 2016, at The Kitchen. Courtesy of The Kitchen.
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Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

Eiko & Koma: Naked, a performance, photographed by Anna Lee Campbell, courtesy of the artists.

A Seamless Part of the Landscape: Eiko & Koma


Naked, at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, part of survey of husband/wife teams’s 40 year collaboration

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Dancer Nan Griffiths on the set of Sarah Michelson's Devotion at the Kitchen, January 2011. Courtesy of The Kitchen. Photograph by Paula Court.

Devotion at the Kitchen


Sarah Michelson and the New York City Players, running through January 22

Saturday, January 8th, 2011

Vik Muniz, Isis (Woman Ironing), from Pictures of Garbage, 2008. Digital C-print. Courtesy of Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

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

Saturday, December 11th, 2010

installation shot of installation shot of Leonardo’s Last Supper: A Vision by Peter Greenaway as installed in Milan in 2008

Leonardo on Park Avenue, Courtesy of Peter Greenaway


The filmmaker’s audio-visual installation is on view at the Park Avenue Armory through January 6

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

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Ralph Lemon at BAM


“How Can You Stay in the House All Day ..?” was at the New Wave Festival in October.

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

Mount Tremper Arts gardens Photo by Mathew Pokoik

Beautiful Young Men Dancing to Music: Brennan Gerard, Ryan Kelly


Review of a performance by Ideological Formation at Mount Tremper Arts in the Catskill Mountains

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

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The Next Great Reality TV Winner: Bravo’s Work of Art


Work of Art: The Next Great Artist is the best attempt so far to bring the art world to mainstream media. It earnestly tries to make the process of making art and discussing its merits and shortcomings more accessible to the general public, or at least, the reality TV demographic. The show has a diverse…

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

Pablo Bronstein, The Museum Nearing Completion as Seen from Fourth Avenue 2009. Ink on paper, 44-7/8 x 138 inches (114 x 350 cm). images courtesy the artist, Herald St., London

Pablo Bronstein at the Met, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art


Bronstein appears to want to draw classical buildings as though he were at work in a perpetual ancient regime.

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

Members of the Brentano String Quartet and soprano Susan Narucki in a performance shot of the concert under review, courtesy the Miller Theatre.

The Blue Rider in Performance at the Miller Theatre, Columbia University


“Black has an inner sound of nothingness bereft of all possibilities…”
— Vasily Kandinsky, On the Spiritual in Art (1910)

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

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The Painter Sam Francis, a film by Jeffrey Perkins


‘The Painter Sam Francis’ 85 minutes Shot on 16mm, Super 8, Hi-8, DV ©2008 Body and Soul Productions Showing at Anthology Film Archives, New York, through September 17 The film biography “The Painter Sam Francis” might be better called “What Happened to Sam Francis?” It reinforces all the standard cliché’s of the outsized artist’s life….