The Fountain Art Fair 2012 or ‘Street Art’ with a Decorative Flair?

Eric Morrell 2012-03-13

The Fountain Art Fair would be better off with a logo of a vectorized Mona Lisa than a readymade.

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Will Kurtz’s “Extra F**king Ordinary” sculpture at Mike Weiss Gallery

Mary Hrbacek 2012-02-09

Abandoning the lofty idealization, Will Kurtz’s sculptures capture the essence of the ordinary individual in a range of informal private gestures and personal activities, with their attendant emotions.


Jesse Edwards “Dialogue of the Streets” at Klughaus, new gallery in Chinatown.

Loren DiBlasi 2012-01-25

A small, intimate painting entitled American Psycho captures a dramatic Edward Hopper angle, while a surprisingly tranquil Tompkins Square Park landscape is reminiscent of Impressionist belle epoque Paris.


Highlights from the Chelsea Art Museum before it Closes.

Mary Hrbacek 2011-12-20

“Highlights of CAM,” curated by Elga Wimmer, brings together pivotal works from four earlier exhibits, whose formal inter-relationships create a connecting thread that accentuates the collaborative spirit that is the Museum’s hallmark.


Flat Screens: The Artistic Experience meets the Digital Age

Loren DiBlasi 2011-11-17

These true “flat screens” evoke a sense of the past while still maintaining the reality of our digital, global, expansive existence.


“Mirrors by Moza” at AMH Industries

Loren DiBlasi 2011-10-21

Truth is represented by giant, brightly-colored hand mirrors, which face each other against a white wall and floor.


David Kramer “The Hangover, Too” at Mulherin + Pollard

Loren DiBlasi 2011-09-15

As a commentary on the drinking habits of artists (including, of course, himself), Kramer constructed a cozy wine bar in the corner of the gallery, surrounded by his works.

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We and Our Shaaadows: An artist-led tour of our dark companions

Teri Duerr 2011-07-07

Chiara Bernasconi, the great Elastic City guide and artist, is attempting a sort of poetry of her own, asking a small group of amenable participants to dance with their own shadows on a Coney Island shadow walk.

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Marcy Brafman’s Enamel Paintings

Mary Hrbacek 2011-06-23

While these works relate loosely to graffiti, she puts a personal stamp on the genre by omitting heavy white or black bands around defined brightly colored volumetric forms.

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Electric LaChapelle at Michelman Fine Art and Lever House

Victor P. Corona 2011-06-14

LaChapelle is certainly preoccupied with dramatic and even outrageous portrayals of flesh, nature, and religiosity.


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