• Sarah Walker

    Saturday, February 18, 2017

    For me painting materializes the immaterial. I’ve got to literally realize ideas to make sense of them.

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  • SPRING/BREAK Art Show

    Saturday, February 11, 2017

    Deferred Vision, a show within SPRING/BREAK Art Show. Curated by Fintan Boyle and Matt Freedman, for Romanov Grave. Vernissage Tuesday February 28 2017. Show days March 1- 6 2017.     Deferred Vision, Playing on the notion of the black mirror and its distorting effects we have mused upon disguise and disfigurement, obfuscation of ‘Me’, […]

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  • Fish Tank

    Saturday, February 11, 2017

    Curated by Fintan Boyle and Matt Freedman for Romanov Grave. LIU, Brooklyn, Humanities Gallery, 2016. From the catalogue essay: …Owning and displaying fish has a long pedigree then. It is a particular subset of the culture of display. Roman elites showed off their barbells to their guests. A restricted, narrow audience one imagines. In the […]

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  • Caroline Cox, Whirl (2016), Glass, Acrylic, Monofilament, Wood, Paint, 59" x 37" x 8"

    What a World

    Saturday, February 11, 2017

    The individual works of art in “What a World, What a World” hold together in such a seamless narrative that walking into the exhibition felt like dropping into a world ready-made.

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  • I Wish My Mom Married Santa Claus, 2016, casein, aqua resin, black chrome on wood panels, 40” x 40” x 7”

    Steve DeFrank

    Saturday, February 4, 2017

    Steve DeFrank is a painter who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. He unapologetically embraces all the formal skills of object making that engages old-fashioned, soul-baring individuality with absurdity, acknowledging the pleasure, pain, and awkwardness of being human.

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  • Space 2008

    Marlies Appel

    Saturday, January 28, 2017

    Marlies Appel lives and works in Overveen, The Netherlands.

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  • Shirley Irons

    Friday, October 28, 2016

    Shirley Irons has exhibited in group shows nationally and internationally, including the 2014 Whitney Biennial as part of Critical Practices, Inc. She has had solo exhibitions at White Columns, Queens Museum, Tyler Gallery at Temple University, Staniar Gallery at W&L University, and Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica where she is represented, and most recently at the Werkstadt Graz, Austria. Her work has been written about in the LA Times, New York Times, Art Papers, Art Monthly, Time Out, Flash Art, Bomb, Acme, among others and she was profiled in the New Yorker Talk of the town. She lives and works in Manhattan.

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  • Christopher French

    Sunday, October 16, 2016

    An Interview with Janet Goleas – Christopher French creates minimalist abstractions infused with memory, light and a degree of perception that extends beyond sight. His radiant geometries reference a landscape of light and shadows in precise compositions. Layering pigment in thin veils, French crisscrosses shafts of color as they traverse the image field in crystalline tonalities.

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  • Nancy Chunn

    Tuesday, September 20, 2016

    Question: You have been working on one project, “Chicken Little and the Culture of Fear,” for 13 and 1/2 years.  Can you describe the scope and concept of this epic undertaking Answer: My 13 1/2 year, site-specific painting-installation Chicken Little and the Culture of Fear, updating the folk tale of the paranoid fowl. After 9/11, […]

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  • Marilyn Lerner

    Wednesday, September 7, 2016

    Marilyn Lerner was born in Milwaukee Wisconsin.  She received her BS degree from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee,WI,and MFA from Pratt Institute , Brooklyn, New York.  She has had solo shows at the Butler Gallery Museum, curated by Anna O’ Sullivan, Kilkenny, Ireland; John Good Gallery, NY; Robert Morrison Gallery,NY. Group exhibitions include Full Tilt, […]

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  • Margaret Lanzetta

    Wednesday, August 10, 2016

    Margaret Lanzetta is a New York-based artist best known for her abstract culturally inspired work using digitized motifs drawn from Buddhism, 60’s pop culture, nature and contemporary industry. With varying media: painting, printmaking, and photography; and an enduring thematic interest in saturated color, repetition and pattern, a lexicon of motifs are used to explore larger […]

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  • Susan Unterberg

    Saturday, July 9, 2016

    Susan Unterberg is a photographer living and working in New York City. She has had numerous solo shows in New York and across the United States. She is included in major museum collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMA and the Jewish Museum. Question: You call yourself a photographer, and have been making more […]

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  • Jean Shin

    Saturday, June 25, 2016

    Jean Shin is nationally recognized for her monumental installations that transform everyday objects into elegant expressions of identity and community. For each project, she amasses vast collections of a particular object—prescription pill bottles, sports trophies, sweaters—which are often sourced through donations from individuals in a participating community. These intimate objects then become the materials for […]

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Grave Videos

Apr
1

Remembering Ellen Lanyon

Remembering Ellen Lanyon  This compilation of words and pictures builds on the memorials, the receptions and conversations among friends following the passing of Ellen Lanyon.  Deeply missed and hard to forget for the lives that she touched, we intend this document to be open for continued remembering and appreciation.  She was magic.  We were anticipating […]

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Jan
6

Matt Freedman

Matt Freedman is a sculptor, performer, writer and curator. He has exhibited with Valentine Gallery, Pierogi Gallery, vertexlist, Flipside, Fivemyles, The SculptureCenter and Long Island University. Venues of performances include PS 1 MOMA, The Brooklyn Museum, The Kitchen, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn Academy of Music at Fivemyles, Galapagos Performance Space. He teaches at the University of Pennsylvania […]

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Jun
5

Jackie Ferrara

Full interview interview with Jackie Ferrara in her studio in July of 2012 with Andrea Blum.

Jackie Ferrara (born 17 November 1929, Detroit) is an American sculptor best known for her pyramidal stacked structures. Her work is in the collection of the MOMA, the LACMA, the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, and the Phillips Collection, among others. Go to http://www.jackieferrara.com/

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Reviews

Caroline Cox, Whirl (2016), Glass, Acrylic, Monofilament, Wood, Paint, 59" x 37" x 8"
Feb
11

What a World

The individual works of art in “What a World, What a World” hold together in such a seamless narrative that walking into the exhibition felt like dropping into a world ready-made.

Jan
27

TALK TO THE HAND

Hands are well known for picking noses and pockets, giving fingers, reaching across oceans and the like. In the 1960s some were making peace signs. In 1968 one of Richard Serra’s was catching lead. It takes a little help from the title to grasp (sorry) what is actually happening. Off screen someone is dropping or […]

Jan
16

Utopia in Red Light District

W139 was the venue for Now Babylon, a site-specific show that researched the topic of Utopia.  The exhibition was curated and produced by New Sculpture Department (NSD), who invited ten more artists to join them for the occasion.* The title is derived from New Babylon, the Utopian project from the 1950s of Dutch artist Constant. […]

Dec
19

Aernout Mik Videos

Mud, silence, soft violence Groupdynamical and art-critical aspects in Aernout Mik’s video-installations by Arnout ter Haar & Dineke Blom Introduction How do people behave in large groups? Are we as individuals still capable of intervening in the ordering of our society or is apathy ruling in Western society? These are questions that arise when visiting […]

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