Posts Tagged ‘New York’

BEST IN SHOW | ELLSWORTH KELLY’S SUBLIME MINIMALISM AT MATTHEW MARKS, NYC

June 15, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

 

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On the verge of legendary modernist painter Ellsworth Kelly's ninety-second birthday he has filled all four of Matthew Marks’ Chelsea spaces with epic new abstract minimalist works that show the nonagenarian operating remarkably at the peak of his Read More

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BEST IN SHOW | LISA YUSKAVAGE’S NUDE WONDERLAND AT DAVID ZWIRNER, NYC

May 19, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Currently on view at powerhouse gallery David Zwirner is a beautiful show of new paintings by Lisa Yuskavage unlike anything else you're likely to see this season. For the uninitiated, Yuskavage's works merge popular culture and a deep engagement with the history of art. Widely associated with a Read More

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FAIR PLAY | FRIEZE ART FAIR NEW YORK 2015 RECAP

May 17, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Summer's not exactly known as high season in the art world mecca of New York, but for the fourth year now, Frieze art fair has proven to be the kickoff event of the summer season. Bringing together over 190 galleries from around the world, the fair (the NYC edition is a sister show to the original Read More

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FIRST LOOK | CHRISTOPHER WOOL AT LUHRING AUGUSTINE, CHELSEA & BUSHWICK

May 12, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Badass Art World legend Christopher Wool has built a controversial career around a body of inscrutable tonal abstract and text-based work that has captured the hearts & minds of a growing mass of art lovers, both accredited and amateur (while ringing the cash register to record heights along the Read More

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FIRST LOOK | NEW WORK BY TONY OURSLER AT LEHMANN MAUPIN, NYC

April 29, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Last nite at Lehmann Maupin Gallery in NYC, groundbreaking projection artist Tony Oursler opened a stunning new body of digitally animated sculptures exploring the relationship between humans and machines, exemplified through Read More

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FIRST LOOK | KEHINDE WILEY “A NEW REPUBLIC” RETROSPECTIVE AT THE BROOKLYN MUSUEM

April 16, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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For over 13 years, L.A. native Kehinde Wiley has been mashing up classical old master compositions with modern black subjects to create his own brand of modern neo-classicism that is equally loved and reviled by fans and critics alike. Polarizing as his intricate, kitsch-laden grand-scale paintings may be, their place in the annals of modern art history has been firmly solidified by Read More

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ROCK OF AGES | XAVIER VEILHAN “MUSIC” AT GALERIE PERROTIN, NYC

March 31, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Wrapping up next week at Galerie Perrotin in NYC is French multimedia artist Xavier Veilhan's Music, featuring an impressive array of wood sculptures depicting Veilhan's favorite music producers. Known primarily for his figurative works, Xavier Veilhan has developed his own formal vocabulary, often reinterpreting classical sculptural and architectural elements with the aid of high technology. Read More

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MUST SEE SHOW | PETER SAUL “FROM POP TO PUNK” AT VENUS OVER MANHATTAN

March 13, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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It's been a brutal NYC winter but one of the city's bright spots through the endless blizzard has been Peter Saul's retrospective show, From Pop to Punk at Venus Over Manhattan Gallery. Collecting semifinal paintings from the iconoclast's early days in the 1960s & 70s, the show is a glorious dose of allegorical psychedelia depicting social & political themes of the era that seem as relevant today as they did Read More

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LAST LOOK | RON ARAD “IN REVERSE” AT PAUL KASMIN GALLERY, NYC

March 10, 2015  |  art, Design  |  Comments Off

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Iconic Israeli artist, designer, and architect Ron Arad's sculptural installation In Reverse only has a few days left in residence at Paul Kasmin Gallery in NYC before it closes on March 14,  but it's well worth the trip. Featuring an incredible array of six of Arad’s “Pressed Flower” sculptures made up of compressed Fiat 500s in varying colors mounted on the Read More

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BEST IN SHOW | TAKASHI MURAKAMI “IN THE LAND OF THE DEAD, STEPPING ON THE TAIL OF A RANBOW” AT GAGOSIAN NYC

November 18, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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The magnificent culmination of nearly a decade of work, Japanese Pop Art master Takashi Murakami's new exhibition In the Land of the Dead, Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow, which has just opened its doors at Gagosian Gallery in NYC, is his most profound Read More

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