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    Curtis Mitchell

    Sunday, January 31, 2016

    Question: Acts of process seem paramount in your earlier work but not in the modernist etymology of word, not by revealing the making of the thing but rather reacting to it, altering the thing’s physical state by responding to its raison d’être. Through a kind of performance, you reveal the “thing’s” function, by using it […]

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    Janet Biggs

    Saturday, January 23, 2016

    Janet Biggs is an American artist, known primarily for her work in video, photography and performance. She lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Biggs’ work often includes images of individuals in extreme landscapes or situations. She has captured such events as speeding motorcycles on the Bonneville Salt Flats, Olympic synchronized swimmers in their attempts […]

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    JoAnne Carson

    Saturday, January 9, 2016

    JoAnne Carson is Brooklyn based artist whose work can be found in many public collections including the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Fort Worth Art Museum, the Joslyn Art Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, the Smart Museum of Art in Chicago, and the Frederick Weisman Art Foundation in Los Angeles. She has […]

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    Julia Kunin

    Sunday, January 3, 2016

    Julia Kunin lives in Brooklyn, NY. She earned a B.A. from Wellesley College and an M.F.A. from The Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. Julia Kunin’s work is represented by Sandra Gering Inc. Gallery where she had a solo show entitled “Les Guerilleres”, in 2015.  Kunin has exhibited nationally and internationally.  Solo […]

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    Lindsay Walt

    Sunday, December 20, 2015

    LINDSAY WALT received her BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and her MFA from The Art Institute of Chicago. She attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and was awarded a MacDowell Fellowship. Her paintings have been extensively exhibited in the United States and, most recently, in Ireland. Among the many prominent private […]

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    David Craven

    Monday, December 14, 2015

    QUESTION: Lately you have begun using insulating foam as a ground for paintings.  These surfaces bloom outward, collapse inward, leave gaping holes, boil over the frame.  In addition, often you include shelves or other three- dimensional elements in your work.   At what point–if any–does your work become sculpture, or, to put it another way, when […]

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    Josh Blackwell

    Monday, November 30, 2015

    Question I know that you are interested in the history of fashion and its relation to art and the avant-garde. I am wondering in what ways your knowledge of fashion and the discourse regarding fashion informs your recent work? Answer My interests, and consequently my practice has tended to fall between, around, and outside of […]

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    Jill Levine

    Friday, November 27, 2015

    Jill Levine is a native New Yorker. She attended Queens College, where she earned her BA and also received a fellowship to the Yale Summer School of Art at Norfolk, CT. She earned her MFA from the Yale University School of Art, which included a semester at the Royal College of Art in London. She […]

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    Nancy Bowen

    Monday, November 23, 2015

    Nancy Bowen is a mixed media artist known for her eclectic mixtures of imagery and materials in both two and three dimensions. She has had over a dozen solo exhibitions throughout the United States and Europe including the Lesley Heller Gallery in NYC, Annina Nosei Gallery in NYC, Galerie Farideh Cadot in Paris, the Betsy […]

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				Uplift, 2013-2014 
			
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    Lee Boroson

    Saturday, November 21, 2015

    Lee Boroson’s work presents a nuanced take on the idea of nature. For the artist, “landscape” is positioned between man-made cultural constructs and wilderness. To achieve this, Boroson creates large-scale immersive installations, which emulate “natural” experiences for his viewers, based on the most ineffable elemental forces in nature — from air, fog, and smoke, to […]

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  • Drifter; 2015; Flasche on muslin, textile, and bubblewrap; 55 x 80 x 3 inches

    Lizzie Scott

    Saturday, November 14, 2015

    Lizzie Scott is an artist based in Brooklyn, New York. She has been working with the intersections of textiles, painting and sculpture for nearly 20 years. In addition, she runs an intermittent roving performance laboratory, “The Total Styrene Experience” which aims to create brief moments of an alternative art world based on generosity and experimentation. […]

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    by Kathy Shorr

    Wednesday, November 4, 2015

    New York based photographer Kathy Shorr is traveling the country for her project SHOT to photograph 100 shooting survivors.                        http://shotproject.org/#story

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    Venice Biennale Sunset

    Friday, October 30, 2015

    In no particular order a selection of images from the 2015 Venice Biennale                      

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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

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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 […]

photo Anouk Wouters
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. […]

Still from: Aernout Mik Training Ground, 2006 2 channel video installation Edition: 4 + 2 AP Courtesy carlier | gebauer
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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Jul
14

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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