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Monday, August 11th, 2008



The overriding mood in the gallery is inexplicably hopeful, perhaps a subliminal effect of the Buckminster Fuller term, “Tensegrity,” given to the exhibition. Fuller’s theory of tensegrity, the harmonious synergy and tension of parts within an integral structure.

Sunday, August 10th, 2008


Utopia: The Genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Emily (as she is called) moved from making batik to painting with acrylic polymer on canvas at the age of 78 and in the next eight years produced around three thousand paintings. Their impact, both as an emotionally communicative experience and in terms of a painting intelligence, is staggering.

Thursday, July 31st, 2008


Xiong Wenyu: Ten Years of Moving Rainbow

As an environmental activist, Xiong has created a process-oriented art whose dimensions are quite literally heavenly as well as humanist.

Sunday, July 20th, 2008


Cy Twombly at Tate Modern

His London retrospective, organized by Nicholas Serota

Saturday, June 28th, 2008


David Kinast: The ISM

Vacillation between equilibrium, a consistently busy surface that can be read as a singular gestalt, and the disequilibrium caused by the dark and sometimes opaque asymmetrical highlights that disrupt these linear networks, creates unpredictable rhythms within the iterations of abstract shapes.

Friday, June 27th, 2008


Dara Friedman: Musical

Like the Impressionists, Friedman transfigures the contemporary world. What more could we ask of any artist?

Friday, June 27th, 2008


Dawn Mellor at Team

Dawn Mellor: A Curse on Your Walls Team Gallery until August 8 83 Grand St., between Greene and Wooster streets, 212-279-9219 The Surrealist writer André Breton once declared that beauty would have to become convulsive, otherwise it would cease to be. As if in late vindication of this injunction, the paintings of Dawn Mellor set…

Monday, June 23rd, 2008


Jess: Paintings and Paste-Ups

This is Jess in a nutshell: sincere literalism colliding with arch semiotics and giving off rare alchemical heat.

Sunday, June 15th, 2008


Milton Resnick at Cheim & Read

There is a weird sense of a form searing its way through the canvas, from left to right, an accumulation of atomic energy boiling up the space it penetrates, making it a Monet for the nuclear age. It almost becomes tempting to read the image in cartoon-like graphic terms, or like a Futurist depiction of movement.

Sunday, June 15th, 2008


Jilaine Jones: Sculpture

Wonder World is built of hard steel rods, bars and sheet steel that interact with somewhat more malleable slabs and blocks of concrete and rock board. The whole is tough, hard, aggressive and muscular—yet also slender, graceful, sensitive and wise.