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Saturday, February 6th, 2016
 
Carla Gannis, Nude Descending a Staircase, 2015. 4K video, 3:37. Courtesy of the Artist
Her show of selfies is on view through March 12 ...
Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
 
Detail of portraits by Jeremy Okai Davis.
A visit with a painter thinking through jazz, politics, history, and the craft of painting in the contemporary era. ...
Friday, January 22nd, 2016
 
Remembering, celebrating, recognizing the late abstract painter. ...
 

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

David Hockney, A Bigger Message, 2010. Oil on 30 canvases, 36 x 48 inches each, 180 x 288 inches overall. © 2013 David Hockney. Photo: Richard Schmidt

David Hockney: A Bigger Vision


An artist of unflagging curiosity about picture-making and relentless rhythm of production

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Katherine Bradford, Ship With 5 Moons, 2012-13. Oil on canvas, 61 x 69 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Coming Together: Surviving Sandy in Sunset Park


brainchild of Brooklyn’s living treasure, Phong Bui

Sunday, October 27th, 2013

John Dubrow, Family Portrait, Upper West Side, 2010-11. Oil on linen, 50 x 66 inches. Courtesy of Lori Bookstein Fine Art

“Curating for the Kids”: Artist Jill Nathanson makes the case for real collectors


On Collectors Who Look (and Think) for Themselves

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Thomas Hirschhorn, Gramsci Monument, 2013, Gramsci Archive and Library, Forest Houses, Bronx, New York. Courtesy Dia Art Foundation. Photo: Romain Lopez.

Not on the High Line: Scenes from the Gramsci Monument


…It made me proud to be an artist and a New Yorker

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

René Magritte, Time Transfixed, 1938. Oil on canvas, 57-7/8 x 38-7/8 inches. Art Institute of Chicago. © 2013 C. Herscovici, Brussels / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

“Freeze!”: René Magritte and the Visual Oxymoron


Decades since Surrealism erupted on the horizon, his defamiliarized commonplace forms can still induce vertigo

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Julia Benjamin, Untitled, 2013, oil on canvas, 42 x 52 inches. Courtesy of the artist and National Exemplar.

Gladys Nilsson / Julia Benjamin at National Exemplar


A fresh take on Surrealism in abstraction and figuration

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Honore Daumier, Galerie Tableaux. Image taken from Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

A Gallerist is [please fill in the blank]


What differentiates a “gallerist” from a dealer or a curator?

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

David Plante at home in London

“A Bright Globe of Everything”: Extracts from “Becoming A Londoner”


Author reads from first volume of diaries at New York Public Library this Tuesday

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Ron Gorchov, Raven's Wing, 2013, Watercolor on paper, 14 x 11.5 inches. Courtesy of Cheim & Read.

Ron Gorchov Watercolors at Lesley Heller


On view on the Lower East Side through October 13.

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

image search for Aaah

The Geeky Singularity is Near: Carla Gannis Shares Her Bookmarks


On the eve of her show with poet Justin Petropoulos at Transfer Gallery, Brooklyn