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Thomas Hirschhorn, Gramsci Monument, 2013, Forest Houses, Bronx, New York. Courtesy Dia Art Foundation. Photo: Romain Lopez.
…It made me proud to be an artist and a New Yorker ...
 
A fresh take on Surrealism in abstraction and figuration ...
 
Honore Daumier, Galerie Tableaux. Image taken from Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.
What differentiates a “gallerist” from a dealer or a curator? ...
 


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


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


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.


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The Geeky Singularity is Near: Carla Gannis Shares Her Bookmarks


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


Olausen, credit line and permission TK

The Real Thing: An Interview with Rosalind E. Krauss


“A medium is a little bit like a language—you can’t just speak it once, it is repeated”


Heide Hatry, Parvolae partes ventris tauri, linguae anitum, 2009. Ciba Chrome Print . Courtesy of the Artist

The Vagina is Not a Flower Anymore: Heide Hatry’s Meat Flowers


The vagina is not a flower anymore. Or rather, “the vagina is a flower” is no longer a workable metaphor.


LaToya Ruby Frazier (American, b. 1982). Grandma Ruby and U.P.M.C. Braddock Hospital on Braddock Avenue, 2007. Gelatin silver photograph, 20 x 24 inches. Courtesy of the artist. © LaToya Ruby Frazier.

LaToya Ruby Frazier at the Brooklyn Museum


Occupying a space where politics, poetry and autobiography share equal weight. On view through August 11


Architectural rendering of the new Pen and Brush exhibition space in New York City, due to open Winter 2013/14. ADG/McDonald ARCHITECTS, 2013 / Artist Credit: Hunter Clarke, Shannon Reid, Andrea Stanislav

Towards Gender Parity: Quality and Fairness in the Art Market


The author is director of Pen And Brush, the venerable women’s art organization


Jon Imber, Flying, 1998. Oil on linen , 60 x 78 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Jon Imber at Queens College


on view through June 15 in Flushing, Queens


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The World isn’t a Monochrome: In the Studio with DeShawn Dumas


A young painter on the eve of his first solo exhibition in New York