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20140724150029-creation_one Kuchera creates new paintings for group show.  
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Tamriko Bardadze, Edward Grad, Andrea Kroenig, John C. Kuchera, Stella Lillig, William Conroy Lindsay, Rob Ordonez, Camille Perrottet, Hans Wolf at JEANNE D'ARC August 17th - September 14th
Posted 7/24/14

Creation is a new painting series by American artist John C. Kuchera. He was born in Cleveland Ohio and has lived in New York City since the early 1980s. Creation 1,2 and 3 will be featured in a group art exhibit in Chelsea called the 20” x 20” art show. Opening reception is Sunday, August 17, 2014, from 6-8pm. 253 west 24 Street in New York City. The Art Exhibit will be on view from August 17 to September 14, 2014. He likes to do at least 12 of each of the series to ensure... [more]

20100811120838-knox-martin-caprichos-copy Knox Martin at Janos Gat: A review of Caprichos by Edward Leffingwell - Art In America, October 2003  
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Knox Martin at Janos Gat Gallery April 29th, 2003 - September 12th, 2003
Posted 4/19/14

Knox Martin at Janos Gat: A review of Caprichos by Edward Leffingwell Knox Martin named his new series of generously scaled, unframed drawings "Caprichos" for the moralizing, didactic, fever-dream etchings of Goya that first attracted him as a child, 67 years ago. But there is substantial whimsy to Martin's recent phantasmagoria of animal and human forms. Ranging from roughly 2 to 7 feet on a side, they are confident, loosely drawn in pen and ink, crayon and watercolor on thin sheets of paper,... [more]

20100812125229-caraha_ Knox Martin at Janos Gat by Jonathan Goodman - Art In America, December 1997  
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Knox Martin at Janos Gat Gallery April 1st, 1997 - September 30th, 1997
Posted 4/19/14

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20140216020210-no-fly-zone-postcard-e1390583248514 The New York Times "A Kinship With Westbeth"  
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Christopher Morris, Richard Mosse, Martha Rosler, Nichole Sobecki, Claudia Vargas, Lawrence Weiner at Westbeth Gallery March 1st - March 16th
Posted 1/18/14

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/19/realestate/a-kinship-with-westbeth.html?smid=fb-share A Kinship With Westbeth JAN. 17, 2014 Gwynne Duncan with her husband, Alec Stephen, and their seven-year-old daughter, Mimi, in the living room that doubles as Ms. Duncan’s painting studio. Sasha Maslov for The New York Times What I Love By DAN SHAW Decades before the elevated train tracks on the Lower West Side of Manhattan were transformed into a global tourist attraction called the High Line,... [more]

20140216020210-no-fly-zone-postcard-e1390583248514 The New York Times "A Kinship With Westbeth"  
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Christopher Morris, Richard Mosse, Martha Rosler, Nichole Sobecki, Claudia Vargas, Lawrence Weiner at Westbeth Gallery March 1st - March 16th
Posted 1/18/14

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/19/realestate/a-kinship-with-westbeth.html?smid=fb-share A Kinship With Westbeth JAN. 17, 2014 Gwynne Duncan with her husband, Alec Stephen, and their seven-year-old daughter, Mimi, in the living room that doubles as Ms. Duncan’s painting studio. Sasha Maslov for The New York Times What I Love By DAN SHAW Decades before the elevated train tracks on the Lower West Side of Manhattan were transformed into a global tourist attraction called the High Line, they were Gwynne Duncan’s playground. As children growing up in the 1970s in Westbet... [more]

20140101112055-trance Stadia: New Work by Anne Sherwood Pundyk at Susan Eley Fine Art  
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Anne Sherwood Pundyk at Susan Eley Fine Art November 7th, 2013 - January 5th
Posted 1/16/14

Elizabeth Sadoff, Elizabeth Sadoff Art Advisory, New York, NY I am initially taken by the ferocious activity of Pundyk’s brushwork in this latest exhibition of her work, Stadia, at Susan Eley Fine Art. I am also struck by how familiar this brushwork is, particularly where resolute lines are articulated. I know that I am revisiting a familiar choreography and this is a pleasing revelation. For all the back and forth laying down and subsequent pushing back of her paint, the artist&rsquo... [more]

Press Release: Knox Martin “SHE” Exhibition at Sam & Adele Golden Gallery  
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Knox Martin at Sam & Adele Golden Gallery at Golden Artist Colors, Inc. October 6th, 2012 - April 6th, 2013
Posted 9/6/13

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Knox Martin “SHE” Exhibition at Sam & Adele Golden Gallery October 6, 2012 – April 6, 2013 – Columbus, NY, Sept. 13, 2012 ‘SHE’ is an exhibition of recent paintings by New York artist Knox Martin. ‘SHE’ will open on October 6, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. with a Gallery Talk by the artist and will follow with a reception for Martin from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Sam and Adele Golden Gallery (The SAGG) at Golden Artist Co... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Frances Gaffney  
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8/9/13 Posted 8/9/13

(Image: Frances Gaffney, Study Two for The Skidder, 2012, Graphite on paper ,11 x 14 inches; © Frances Gaffney) Frances Gaffney (b. 1957, Jersey City, New Jersey) Frances lives and works on a houseboat on the Hudson River in New York. She has been painting since 1974. After attending the Fashion Institute of Technology she worked in New York as a textile designer. Frances worked both as a free-lance artist and as a full-time print designer in a commercial studio. Frances is dedicate... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Anthony Kolens  
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5/6/13 Posted 5/6/13

(Image: Anthony Kolens, Meadowbrook Polo 2, 2010, Oil on canvas, 40 x 32 x 2 inches; © Anthony Kolens)   Anthony Kolens (lives in Long Island, Upper Brookville, NY, USA) I use photography instead of drawing as the foundation for paintings. When I realized I would never equal the draughtsmanship of Raphael or Rubens, this was a natural choice. Using the camera also allows one to capture the figure, especially in motion, in a spontaneous way that cannot be achieved by drawing. Painting in this m... [more]

20130330205904-_mg_2559 Jacob Williams: Nightmare of the Haunted Buddha  
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Jacob Williams at Diesel Denim Gallery February 4th, 2006 - April 2nd, 2006
Posted 3/31/13

by Ami Kealoha in Culture on 23 February 2006 Brooklyn-based artist Jacob Williams' day-glo psychedelia already looks like a trip through a Disneyland ride on drugs, which makes Tim Regan's recent video piece (created to announce the opening reception for Williams' solo installation "Nightmare of the Haunted Buddha") a natural fit. Set to a dramatic Psycho-esque soundtrack, the animation sets Williams' mountains, wild-haired women, and panthers in motion, which nicely establishes the tone... [more]

20130130225949-kcgnaughten0172dpi British Journal of Photography  
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Jim Naughten at KLOMPCHING GALLERY March 14th, 2013 - May 4th, 2013
Posted 2/28/13

BRITISH JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY February, 2013 "Hereros – Jim Naughten"   London-based photographer Jim Naughten first came across the Herero tribe and their eclectic sense of fashion several years ago while travellingin southern Africa. The images he captured on that trip were published in Marie Claire, which funded an exhibition that in turn landed him a major global advertising campaign. Yet Naughten knew he needed to return to Namibia to continue photographing. “I always had it in the back... [more]

20130130225949-kcgnaughten0172dpi Photo District News  
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Jim Naughten at KLOMPCHING GALLERY March 14th, 2013 - May 4th, 2013
Posted 2/28/13

PHOTO DISTRICT NEWS – Exposures Section (February, 2013 issue) For his new book, Jim Naughten created typological photographs of Namibia’s He rero people, whose military and civilian clothes are symbols of their historic struggle against colonialism. By Conor Risch   Many nations and cultures remember military heroes, great victories, and fallen soldiers through statues and monuments. On national holidays, war veterans don old uniforms and medals, or wear clothing decorated with patches that... [more]

20130130225949-kcgnaughten0172dpi Independent On Sunday  
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Jim Naughten at KLOMPCHING GALLERY March 14th, 2013 - May 4th, 2013
Posted 2/28/13

INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY – COSTUME DRAMA by Peter Popham Colonial rule may be history for the Herero tribe of Namibia but the style conventions of their 19th-century German oppressors live on – albeit with a certain bovine-inspired twist… When European women jettisoned their ankle-length frocks and the multiple petticoats that kept the frocks full and plump, they gained a great deal in the way of freedom. But they lost something, too – and what they lost is brought home by the magnificent presence of the wome... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Eun Young Yun  
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2/19/13 Posted 2/19/13

  (Image: Eun Young Yun, dancer, 2012 Oil on Canvas, 4 X 12 X 1 Inches; © Eun Young Yun)   Eun Young Yun (b. 1968, Bussan, South Korea) When I was a little, I felt some inspiration from old masterpiece paintings such as Rembrandt. I love classical painting. Tradition contains long history about true story and personal perception. It very much fascinates me. Since then, I dreamed to be a great figurative artist like them. So, I studied Fine Arts at Kyong Song University in Korea and specialized... [more]

20121209164634-sylviaiskander Elemental Forms Formed by the Elements – Sylvia Iskander at Skoto Gallery - by Mary Gregory  
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Sylvia Iskander at Skoto Gallery December 6th, 2012 - January 12th, 2013
Posted 12/9/12

The stoneware sculptures of Sylvia Iskander evoke forgotten memories through ties to both the past and the present. Her clay and porcelain figurative sculptures, now on exhibition at Skoto Gallery in Chelsea, express monumentality and timelessness, finding echoes in human representation from time immemorial. Myth, history, environmentalism, and feminism all strike harmonic chords in the earthy abstract figural pieces which convey many and multi-layered messages. As with all sophisticated artwor... [more]

20121012193126-wodiczko_lincoln_war_veteran_projection This is best installation in public parks ever!  
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Krzysztof Wodiczko at Galerie Lelong November 8th, 2012 - November 8th, 2012
Posted 11/20/12

Krzysztof Wodiczko's Abraham Lincoln: War Veteran Projection is the best public space installation in 2012, this is a must see! You can get a few minutes of a quick documentation at https://vimeo.com/53446621 but I suggest viewing the installation live. Like all of Wodiczko's work, this installation is politically charged, moving and mesmerizing. The brilliance is behind the images of 14 war veternas from Vietnam, Afganistan and Iraq, projected  onto the cold bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln. As... [more]


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