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Posts Tagged ‘Chelsea Art District’

John Currin’s Imperfect Studies

So I realize that this post is quite a bit late, given that it is now October, and John Currin Works on Paper, A Fifteen Year Survey of Women was up at the Andrea Rosen Gallery over the summer.  But I thought that it would be good to write about it anyway. So again, I […]

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Art School Redux: Maya Lin at Pace Wildenstein

Monolithic. Topographic. Singular. The show is very impressive. This is definitely a blue chip show, at a blue chip gallery, from a blue chip artist. The reason that I bring this up is because, initially this show immediately overwhelms the senses, in its scale, and its poetry. It is representative of what Maya Lin is […]

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Paper Dolls and Paper Cuts: Kara Walker at Sikkema Jenkins & Co

I definitely can be categorized as a fan of Kara Walker’s work.  Okay, we know it’s derivative, that is, it’s been done.  When I first saw the work years back, I knew it seemed familiar.  I didn’t know where it was that I may have seen the graphic silhouettes before, depicting the struggles of African […]

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Shadowplay by Hans Peter Feldmann

Wonderfully simple and elegant, the installation called “Shadowplay” by Hans Peter Feldmann was one of the highlights of the opening shows for the Fall 2009 season in New York City. This work was originally shown at the 2009 Venice Biennale, in ” Fare Mundi” curated by Daniel Birnbaum. There are a number of aspects to […]

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Your Gold Teeth Smell Like Crap

Here’s a show that clearly deserves one of the first reviews on my new blog. I have no idea who the curator is, so I’m going to tell it how it is. The gallery should have considered closing at the end of July instead of leaving this rubbish heap open for all to see. Your […]

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Yuk! Basil Wolverton Goes Blue Chip

Basil Wolverton at Gladstone Gallery (June 20 – August 14, 2009) is definitely a show worth seeing, for those of us who don’t have time to try and figure out the point of it all.  It’s also a reflection of how almost anything these days can be considered high-end art. People will recognize his style, […]

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