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George Trakas, Times Plaza Tree, 2011. Pencil on vellum, 8.5 x 11 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
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Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Rogert Fenton, The Third Graeco-Roman Saloon on Artists' Day, c. 1857. Albumen print, 10 5/16 x 11 9/16 inches. The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford. Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund

What you bump into when you stand back from a photograph


The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture, 1839 to Today at the Museum of Modern Art, through November 1

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

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Terrestial Breezes and Solar Winds: A studio visit with Roberto Juarez


A TOPICAL PICK FROM THE ARCHIVES: 2010 Studio Visit marks residency/show at La Galleria La Mama

Sunday, July 4th, 2010

Joe Fyfe, After Corot, 2007. Felt, cotton and jute, 54 x 64 inches. Courtesy of Cheim & Read Gallery

Orgy in the Raw: Joe Fyfe’s “Le Tableau” at Cheim & Read


A geographically and historically wide-angled summer group exhibition.

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

James Hyde, Big Sample (Davis), 2006. Acrylic sign painter's enamel on vinyl digital print (stretched), 112 x 150 inches. Courtesy of Pierogi 2000

Billboard Syncopations: James Hyde at the Boiler Room (Pierogi 2000)


The Stuart Davis Group are high jinks riffs on that jazzy pioneer’s painterly syncopations.

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

William Kentridge, Drawing for the film Sobriety, Obesity & Growing Old [Soho and Mrs. Eckstein in Pool], 1991. Charcoal and pastel on paper, 47-1/4 x 59 inches. Collection of the artist © 2010 William Kentridge. Photo: John Hodgkiss, courtesy the artist

Taking the World by Drawing: William Kentridge and Animation


Where should we locate Kentridge’s sequential, continuous drawing within the eye-popping history of drawn animation?

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Mark di Suvero, Nova Albion, 1964-65. Steel and wood, 24 x 20 x 27 feet. Courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, New York. Photo: Ellen Page Wilson.

Engineering Optimism: Mark di Suvero at Paula Cooper Gallery


Soaring forms engender a fearless sense of conquest

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

John Giorno, Just Say No To Family Values, 2009. Oil on canvas, 12 x 12 inches. Courtesy of Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery

Twister: John Giorno at Nicole Klagsbrun


In his debut art show the septuagenerian poet shows wittily and nihilistically twisted truisms

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Alex Katz, Anna Wintour, 2009. Oil on canvas, 60 x 84 inches. Courtesy Timothy Taylor Gallery

Warm for Wintour: Alex Katz at the National Portrait Gallery


“September Issue” star Anna Wintour is coaxed into shedding her trademark shades

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

Suzan Frecon, embodiment of red (soforouge), 2009. Oil on linen, two panels, each 54 x 87-1/2 inches. Courtesy of David Zwirner Gallery

Seeing Red


Suzan Frecon, currently showing works on paper at David Zwirner, was reviewed at the 2010 Whitney Biennial,

Monday, November 9th, 2009

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Cry Stall Gaze: A Collaboration with Pat Steir


Poem and artwork unfold as twin scrolls.