• “The Big Red One” 2013-15, Mosquito netting, plastic tarp, silicone tubing, monofilament, acrylic paint, t-pins, 115 x 165 x 64 inches

    Gelah Penn

    Friday, May 27, 2016

    Gelah Penn’s work expands on the language of drawing in sculptural space through site-responsive installations and works on paper. Her work can be seen in “PLACE: Monumental Drawings” at Equity Gallery, 245 Broome St., NYC, through June 18. Her work has been exhibited widely, including solo and group exhibitions at the National Academy Museum (New […]

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  • Liz Collins

    Sunday, May 22, 2016

    Liz Collins is a New York City-based artist and designer known for her textiles, installations, and KNITTING NATION, her live labor and site specific installation project. Collins recently created Energy Field, a lounge in the Tang Museum at Skidmore College, where her paintings and three dimensional textile works co-exist with her home textiles and furniture. […]

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  • Out of the Blue, 2014, 25.75x40.5x12in

    John Newman

    Friday, May 13, 2016

    John Newman is a New York-based artist. He was born in Flushing, New York, and received his BA from Oberlin College. He attended the Whitney Museum Study Program in 1972, received his MFA in 1975 from the Yale School of Art, and was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Visual Studies at MIT from […]

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  • Cassis 2015, oil on panel, 5 x 7 in.

    Eleanor Ray

    Friday, May 6, 2016

    Eleanor Ray is a painter living in Brooklyn. Her work has been shown in three solo exhibitions at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, NY, and in recent group exhibitions at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA; The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ; Rothschild Fine Art, Tel Aviv; the American Academy of Arts […]

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  • "Watching" 2014 19' x 12' x 10' steel, vinyl, motor

    Tom Butter

    Friday, April 29, 2016

    Tom Butter has been exhibiting sculpture, drawings and prints in NYC and internationally since 1980.  His work is included in several museum collections in the United States, and has been reviewed in many art publications. Currently he is an adjunct faculty at Parsons and a staff writer at Whitehot Magazine. Question: When I first saw […]

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  • Raked, 2014 Site Specific Installation at Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York Hand-cut paper, ink, acrylic; structure of wood, MDF, cable; electrical cords, bulbs, hardware, 9.5' x 12.5' x 16.5’ Image courtesy of the artist and Spencer Brownstone Gallery, NYC

    Jane South

    Friday, April 22, 2016

    Born in Manchester, England, Jane South worked in experimental theater before moving to the United States. Site-specific installations include the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT, Mass MoCA, MA, Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Germany, the Knoxville Museum of Art, TN, and White Columns, NY. Solo exhibitions include the Queens Museum, NY, the Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, […]

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    Erica Baum

    Friday, April 15, 2016

    Erica Baum is a New York based artist. Recent exhibitions in 2015- 2016 include Photo-Poetics: An Anthology, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York and Reconstructions: Recent Acquisitions in Photography and Video, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and The Following Information, Bureau New York. Her books include, Sightings, (onestar press 2010) Dog Ear, (Ugly Duckling […]

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  • David Shaw, Single (detail), 2013, wood, mirror, hand blown glass, 89” x 49” x 51”

    David Shaw

    Friday, April 8, 2016

    David Shaw’s work mines the domestic and cosmic, nature and science, craft and fine art. Shaw has had solo exhibitions with Jeff Bailey Gallery and Feature Inc. He is a recipient of the Peter S. Reed Foundation Award (2015) and the Nancy Graves Foundation Award for Visual Artists (2008). His work is in the collections […]

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    Mira Schor

    Saturday, April 2, 2016

    Mira Schor is a New York-based artist and writer known for her advocacy for painting in a post-medium culture, for her representations of writing as image, and for her writings on painting and on feminist art history. Her parents were the Polish-born artists Ilya Schor and Resia Schor. Her work has been included in exhibitions […]

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  • Ryan Patrick Martin, Cheese Please

    Ryan Patrick Martin

    Friday, April 1, 2016

    Ryan Patrick Martin is a painter, sculptor, musician/performer.  Recent exhibitions include “Fort” at Es Eff Eff Gallery, “Molting,” at Gallery Aferro, and “Aliens!!” at 207 Macon Gallery.  His work has been featured in Style No Chaser, Daughter Runs, Art Crush. Under the names “Slopwop” and “SirKn8,” Martin and his musical collaborator, Nathan Oglesby, have performed […]

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    Fred Valentine

    Saturday, March 26, 2016

    Fred Valentine is an artist with a strong focus in painting and drawing. He enjoys and appreciates the invention, challenge, and discovery of making art in the hopes that this translates into a similar experience for his viewer. He moved to New York City in 1984 from Chicago after accepting a position as art teacher/therapist […]

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    Dahlia Elsayed: Words to make maps by

    Sunday, March 20, 2016

    A day in the studio begins for Dahlia Elsayed with the un-redundant technology of carbon paper. Sitting at a small ribbonless 1970’s typewriter Elsayed will free-write whatever comes to mind. The mechanics of the operation are that invisible sentences (remember, “ribbonless”) wind out across the blank page as Elsayed selectively depresses the keypads and, responsively, […]

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  • Elliot Green, Sex with Colors Outdoors, 2009-15, Oil on linen


    Saturday, March 19, 2016

    Elliott Green is a painter living in Athens NY. He has had solo exhibitions at D’Amelio Terras, New York; Postmasters, New York; Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL; Fawbush Gallery, New York; Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York and more. Recently he had a one-person show at the John Davis Gallery in Hudson NY. He has […]

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Grave Videos

Ellen Lanyon

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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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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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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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 […]

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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. […]

Still from: Aernout Mik Training Ground, 2006 2 channel video installation Edition: 4 + 2 AP Courtesy carlier | gebauer

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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Supports / Surfaces by Nick Van Zanten

The French Supports/Surfaces painters of the 1970’s have been woefully overlooked in America, which is especially remarkable given how many young abstract painters seem to be following in their footsteps today. The appropriately named Supports/Surfaces at Canada on Broome St through July 20 aims to fix this. Works hang from the ceiling and sit on […]

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