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    Explosion of the Week #4

    Monday, April 21, 2014

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  • Moira Williams in her studio

    Moira Williams

    Sunday, April 13, 2014

    Visiting Moira Williams’ studio requires flexibility. Her studio being, as with increasing numbers of artists, a dispersed site. It, her studio, does have a small geographical presence in a pink-painted room in Bushwick NY, but thereafter the studio trails across her computer’s hard drive, the Milky Way, walks through Brooklyn, Bogota and Barcelona and urban […]

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  • Explosion003_Feature

    Explosion of the Week #3

    Sunday, April 13, 2014

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  • Punch Does a Magic Trick by Robert Taplin.

    Explosion of the Week #2

    Monday, April 7, 2014

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  • Ellen Lanyon

    Remembering Ellen Lanyon

    Tuesday, April 1, 2014

    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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    Explosion of the Week #1

    Monday, March 31, 2014

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  • Four Riders

    Peter Drake

    Sunday, March 30, 2014

            Shifts in scale abound in Peter Drake’s studio.  The small toy figures he often paints from are no more than a wee, few inches high. His painting Four Riders, birthed from such few inches is close to 10 x 12 feet. Steamer, less commanding of ones attention to size at 52” x 42”, is similarly […]

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Grave Videos

Ellen Lanyon
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

3. Marjorie Strider
Oct
15

Pop goes the Easel

Pop Art and Its Progeny  at the Lyman Allyn Museum curated by Barbara Zabel by Howard Foster There was never anything “gnarled” in Pop art. There was no matted undergrowth. Though there may or may not have been a rebuke of advertising, there was still always an unctuous mirroring of its perfect surfaces. And more […]

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Feb
20

Catherine Mosley at AIR Gallery

AGENT FROM THE OUTLANDS CATHERINE MOSLEY ———— NEW WORK “Sometimes reality is too complex for oral communication.” Enter the gravelly teachings of the fascist Alpha 60 computer, following the musical dragnet of the films opening frames. I am referring, of course, to Jean- Luc Godard’s kooky 1965 fusion of science fiction, pulp, and surrealism — […]

Kunstvlaai 2012 Installation shot RCdeRuimte (NL) Photo Cassander Eeftinck Schattenkerk
Jan
2

Kunstvlaai: Festival of Independents

In Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Kunstvlaai: Festival of Independents took place from 23 November through 2 December 2012. Over seventy independent art institutions, art schools and artist-led initiatives from the Netherlands and abroad presented themselves in a building that, until two weeks before the opening, housed a secondary school. The name ‘Kunstvlaai’ needs translating and explaining. […]

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Nov
2

Kim Jones at Pierogi

Allow me a moment’s nostalgia. Perhaps it isn’t so strange how accustomed we all became to the Mudman. It was 1980’s New York; New York then as opposed to New York now. There were still transvestite bikers, and the guy doing the ceramics thing all over the East Village. There was the Duckman wandering lower […]

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