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Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
 
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Sunday, October 5th, 2014
 
Jessica Cheung, Self Portrait, from the Umbrella Revolution series, 2014, unfinished.
Statement of artist protester Jessica Cheung and comment by David Cohen ...
Thursday, September 18th, 2014
 
George Trakas, Times Plaza Tree, 2011. Pencil on vellum, 8.5 x 11 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
The renowned site-specific sculptor has been facing delays in the completion of his recent project at Atlantic Station. ...
 

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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“They are looking for answers”: Jawad al Malhi at Al-Ma’mal Foundation


Jawad al Malhi’s work documents the lives, struggles and culture of young men in the Middle East.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Installation view, "Jayson Musson: Abstract Art Exhibit," courtesy of Salon 94.

Punchline in Search of a Comedian: Jayson Musson takes on Nancy


Jayson Musson’s comics-inspired show is at Salon 94 Bowery.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

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Outside the Box: David Carrier on the Legacy of Shaped Canvases


Two exhibitions chronicle the disparate and sometimes radical uses of shaped canvases since the 1960s.

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Matt Freedman, excerpt from Relatively Indolent But Relentless: A Cancer Treatment Journal, 2014.

Cancer, Chemo, Comedy: David Brody on Matt Freedman’s Cancer Treatment Journal


David Brody on Matt Freedman’s dark, comic, and touching memoir of recovery from cancer.

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

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Annabeth Rosen at Ventana 244


Annabeth Rosen adds her trippy offering to the Summer of Love for Ceramics.

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Polly Apfelbaum, installation, For the Love of Gene Davis, 2014, Temple Contemporary, Tyler School of Art, Temple University. Courtesy of the Artist

Polly’s Pathway: Polly Apfelbaum and Friends at Tyler and Clifton Benevento


In 1972 Color Field painter Gene Davis created what was billed as the world’s largest painting, “Franklin’s Footpath,” a “ground” mural that stretched along an expanse of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway sweeping up to the monumental steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  Sponsored by the museum’s Department of Urban Outreach, this outlandish project had…

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Clint Jukkala, Telepath, 2014. Oil on canvas, 44 x 50 inches. Courtesy of BravinLee programs.

Clint Jukkala: Cosmic Trigger at BravinLee programs


Matisse via Color Field abstraction, flower power iconography and Alfred Jensen

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Alan Prazniak, Lullaby Bog, 2014. Oil on linen, 46 x 52 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Rays of Light Through Fast Rolling Cloud: SUPER FOG in NoHo


A pop-up show, worth catching in its one day run

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

A recent meeting of the Breakfast group, Berkeley, California

The Breakfast Group: Exhibition at Richmond Art Center Toasts Bay Area Institution


Informal cafe society has met Friday mornings for half a century

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Carin Riley, Knarr, 2014, Watercolor on paper, 20 X 28 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Myths, Mosaics and Ink Drawing: A Studio Visit with Carin Riley


Riley’s show at the Queens College Art Center is up thru May 9