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Patrick Lundeen at Mike Weiss

Patrick Lundeen at Mike Weiss

Bullet Shih July 4, 2012 0

Canadian artist Patrick Lundeen presents a Coney Island or carnival atmosphere with his exhibition Good For You Son at Mike Weiss.  Consisting of both small and large masks and colorful contraptions with gaping mouths

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Christian Faur at Kim Foster

Christian Faur at Kim Foster

Bullet Shih June 29, 2012 0

Christian Faur’s exhibition Rods and Cones at Kim Foster is based on the simple premise of the common crayon.  However, these are not your average crayolas.  Faur uses over 145,000 hand cast crayons arranged

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Carl Andre and John Wesley at Mitchell-Innes & Nash

Carl Andre and John Wesley at Mitchell-Innes & Nash

Bullet Shih June 28, 2012 0

Mitchell-Innes & Nash presents an interesting dichotomy of two contemporary artists in the current show Serial Forms presenting minimalist Carl Andre and Pop artist John Wesley.  Carl Andre who has made his name primarily

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Inka Essenhigh and 303 Gallery Split Ways

Inka Essenhigh and 303 Gallery Split Ways

Bullet Shih May 17, 2012 0

According to Artnet’s Twitter feed, NY based artist Inka Essenhigh and the 303 Gallery have terminated their relationship.  Stay tuned

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Lebbeus Woods at Friedman Benda

Lebbeus Woods at Friedman Benda

Bullet Shih March 9, 2012 1

Friedman Benda’s exhibition Early Drawings brings together over a hundred drawings of cities, inhabitants, and machines from the 80s and 90s of Lebbeus Woods.  Lebbeus Woods is well known for post apocalyptical visions that

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New York Artist Life 1970s vs 2000s

New York Artist Life 1970s vs 2000s

Bullet Shih March 6, 2012 0

The Wall Street Journal has a wonderful piece on the general state of living as an artist in New York City with a discussion between two different generations of artists. Deborah Kass, 60, moved

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Steve Gianakos at Fredricks & Freiser

Steve Gianakos at Fredricks & Freiser

Bullet Shih January 30, 2012 0

The years have done little to slow down septagenerian Steve Gianakos as his latest show entitled New Works at Fredericks and Freiser show that he remains as devious, cheeky, and vulgar as ever.  Using

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Reality Bites: Jazz-minh Moore at Lyons Wier

Reality Bites: Jazz-minh Moore at Lyons Wier

Bullet Shih January 25, 2012 0

Jazz-minh Moore may be recognizable to a wider audience due to her appearance in season 2 of  Bravo TVs reality art show Work of Art: The Next Great Artist where artists compete in weekly

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Twisting in the Wind: Dongwook Lee at Doosan

Twisting in the Wind: Dongwook Lee at Doosan

Bullet Shih January 23, 2012 0

Dongwook Lee’s Love Me Tender at Doosan consists of small human models which could easily be a hybrid of painter James Ensor’s grotesque pink figures and the self mutilating Austrian Actionists of the 60s.

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Seeing Spots: Damien Hirst Complete Spot Paintings to Open at 11 Gagosian Locations Today

Seeing Spots: Damien Hirst Complete Spot Paintings to Open at 11 Gagosian Locations Today

Bullet Shih January 12, 2012 0

Damien Hirst’s Complete Spot Paintings 1986-2011 opens today at 11 different Gagosian locations worldwide.   Hirst is known for his shrewd business like approach to the art world as well as his penchant for extravagance. 

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Uncursed!: Yoko Ono at Galerie Lelong

Uncursed!: Yoko Ono at Galerie Lelong

Bullet Shih December 7, 2011 1

Yoko Ono was recently honored with the 8th Hiroshima Art Prize which is a triennial award given to artists for their contributions to world peace has recently extended her blessings to New York.  The

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This is Sew Cool: Laura Ortiz Vega and Cayce Zavaglia at Lyons Wier

This is Sew Cool: Laura Ortiz Vega and Cayce Zavaglia at Lyons Wier

Bullet Shih December 3, 2011 1

I first encountered Cayce Zavaglia’s work years ago in the excellent publication New American Paintings Volume 53 in 2004.  If I remember correctly, she embarked on her distinctive style shortly after the birth of

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Bling it on!: Rashaad Newsome at Marlborough Chelsea

Bling it on!: Rashaad Newsome at Marlborough Chelsea

Bullet Shih November 26, 2011 0

Rashaad Newsome’s Herald is his first solo show at Marlborough Chelsea.   It is a multmedia event which features large scale collages in ornate “high neo-Baroque” frames to create the modern heraldry of the new

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