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20120912165135-weegee Rick Prol "Wee Gee" Theartblog.com Review by Matthew Rose  
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Rick Prol at Metropolis Collective October 5th, 2012 - December 1st, 2012
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20120912165135-weegee Rick Prol Review... Artslant.com by D. Dominick Lombardi  
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Rick Prol at Metropolis Collective October 5th, 2012 - December 1st, 2012
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2012 William H. Johnson Prize (deadline: Sept. 28, 2012)  
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8/24/12 Posted 8/24/12

(Excerpt from 'The 2012 William H. Johnson Prize' posted on The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts. Found on http://www.whjohnsongrant.org/application.html) Applications for the 2012 William H. Johnson Prize are now available online with a September 28, 2012 due date for all applications The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that seeks to encourage African American artists early in their careers by offering financial grants. The Johnson... [more]

20100902195329-7025lg Kouros Gallery, Sculpture Magazine 2011, by Joyce Beckenstein  
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Marianne Weil at Kouros Gallery September 9th, 2010 - October 2nd, 2010
Posted 8/20/12

…..In her recent exhibition, “Ad Fundum: New Bronze Work,” she takes a giant leap through the millennia-a shift in time, accompanied by a shift in perspective……Here, (Panóias, northern Portugal) Weil began her studies for two new sets of work- “The Panóias Cycle” series and The Dig. In these works, she evolves a new style, laying the geometry of civilization over familiar organic forms and substituting the stuff of the 21st century for nature-inspired Neolithic signs and symbols. All of th... [more]

Showcase Winner: Grzegorz Czarnecki  
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7/2/12 Posted 7/2/12

(Image: Grzegorz Czarnecki, ONLY YOU, 2011, wood, 40 x 30 x 1 inches; © Grzegorz Czarnecki)   Grzegorz Czarnecki (b. 1972, Lomza, Poland) MARQUETRY or wood decorative artistry is considered to be one of the most difficult arts. Besides unrepeatable skills, it requires patience, engagement, and unprecedented precision from a craftsman.  A beautiful item of marquetry is the fruit of a long and detailed process of picking, cutting, placing, and gluing which takes a long time. In a traditional te... [more]

20120604004853-abstractexpressionssummerexhibition Abstract Expressionism finds a new voice in summer exhibition at ABstract EXpressions Gallery - Review by Mary Gregory  
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Frank Bowman Krimmel, Marsha Solomon at Abstract Expressions gallery June 8th, 2012 - August 31st, 2012
Posted 6/5/12

ABsract EXpressions Art Gallery presents abstract paintings, "From Rhythm to Form" by New York artist Marsha Solomon and paintings and sculptures and by Frank Bowman Krimmel. The exhibition runs from June 8th through August 31st. There will be artist's receptions on Saturday, June 16th, July 14th and August 18th from 2-4 pm. Admission is free. In her portfolio of works titled From Rhythm to Form, Marsha Solomon follows a simple yet powerful formula, in which colors form shapes through in... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Guy Nelson  
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5/24/12 Posted 5/24/12

(Image: Guy Nelson, Sum of its Parts, 2010, Wood, Polyurethane Rubber, Gum Balls, 22" x 43" x 24"; © Guy Nelson) Guy Nelson (b. 1977, Fargo, ND) I am interested in anthropological and natural structures that examine conflicts, continuation, and acts of survival. I explore the aposematic phenomena of warning coloration, mutualism, mimicry, self-preservation, genetically modified organisms, and decomposition. My material choices are specifically selected natural elements and polymers. Education:... [more]

The 4th Annual Hell's Kitchen Artists in Studio Tours (May 18 – 20, 2012)  
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5/14/12 Posted 5/14/12

(Excerpt from 'HK Studio Tour: May 2012' posted on Artists in the Kitchen website. Found on artistsinthekitchen.org/hk-studio-tour-june-24-26-2011) For 30 hours over 3 nights, major & informal after parties each evening, exhibiting some raw and refined local vibrant talent at various venues. The Fourth Annual Hell’s Kitchen Artist Studio Tour is a free event where dozens of artists open their homes, galleries, and studios for a self guided tour. Participating artists include individuals with well established and honored careers, as w... [more]

Showcase Watchlist: Jim H. Pallas  
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4/29/12 Posted 4/29/12

Jim H. Pallas, Vincent Says... (detail), 2001, Computer, Epoxy fiber glass, etc., h=82", w=32, d=32; © Jim H. Pallas Jim H. Pallas (b. 1941, Detroit, USA) Internationally acclaimed artist, Jim Pallas, has exhibited and won awards in France, Canada, Japan, and Mexico.   Known for his whimsical, electronic sculptures, he is one of the pioneers in the use of electronics in art.  One of his most popular and electronically complex pieces responds to the proceedings of the U.S. Senate.  "The S... [more]

Rico Gatson: On Our New York Watchlist  
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6/21/11 Posted 6/21/11

(Image: Rico Gatson, Nigeria Power, 2009; © Rico Gatson / Photo by Hermann Feldhaus) Rico Gatson (b. 1966, Augusta, Georgia, USA) Rico Gatson treats the notion of identity the way Ed Ruscha treats text in his “liquid word” series: Gatson stretches and skews the issue until meaning strains at the end of its logical tether. Gatson combines source materials and reference points from America’s racial history in a kaleidoscopic array ranging from almost abstract to overtly political. In Nigeria P... [more]

20110504023119-homepage_thumb Post-War American Sculpture in Chelsea  
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Donald Judd at David Zwirner- 519 W. 19th May 6th, 2011 - June 25th, 2011
Posted 6/19/11

Donald Judd at David Zwirner Gallery is just one of three major sculpture exhibits now on view in Chelsea. This exhibit seen along side John Chamberlain's show (at the Gagosian through July 8th) and the Jasper Johns exhibit (at Matthew Marks through July 1st) make a fine medley of post-war American sculpture. A 2004 press release written by The Pace Gallery for its show "Donald Judd: Large Scale-Works" (also of late 80's work by Judd) quotes Dutch Art Historian Rudi Fuchs, who advises to view J... [more]

Cuban Visions at the Metropolitan Pavilion This Weekend  
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5/26/11 Posted 5/26/11

Cuban Visions is an art exhibition and sale featuring over 50 works by nearly 30 Cuban artists. The show evokes the reality of Cuba as a flow of artistic visions. It will open a dialogue between prominent Cuban artists and Americans interested in a deeper understanding of life in Cuba. Artistic mediums will include installation, photography, painting, video, sculpture, engravings, and drawings. Several of the participating artists will journey from Cuba to be present. The show is free and open to... [more]

Pratt Institute's School of Art & Design:Graduate Fine Arts 2011(May 14–28)  
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5/10/11 Posted 5/10/11

(Source: email) Graduate Fine Arts 2011 is a free event and opens on Friday, May 13, 5–7 PM. This exhibition will feature work in all media by students receiving an M.F.A. from Pratt Institute's School of Art & Design, Department of Fine Arts. Artists: Na Young Ahn, Emily Auchincloss, Jonathan Axelrod, Eun Kyung Bae, Jennifer Beeman, Elizabeth Blair, Rebecca Borowicz, Emi Brady, Eric Breeding, Carolyn Butler, Robert Caruso, Goseong Choi, Devon Clapp, Biljana Djokanovic, Anthony Dodds, Charl... [more]

Bryan Zanisnik: On Our New York Watchlist  
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3/12/11 Posted 3/12/11

(Image: Bryan Zanisnik, One Touch is Never Enough, 30” x 60”, C-Print, 2010; © Rema Hort Mann Foundation) Bryan Zanisnik (b. 1979, Union, New Jersey, USA) Working in performance, photography and video, and often incorporating my parents, my multidisciplinary practice addresses issues of aging and decay, masculinity, the patriarchal family, Freudian psychology, and Americana culture. Recent live performances include the shaving of my head and the transference of my hair onto my father’s b... [more]

Tara Donovan: On Our New York Watchlist  
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3/3/11 Posted 3/3/11

(Image: Tara Donovan, Drawing (Pins), 2010, gatorboard, paint, and nickel-plated steel pins,  96" x 96" x 2-1/2" (243.8 cm x 243.8 cm x 6.4 cm) © Tara Donovan, Photo by: G. R. Christmas/ Courtesy The Pace Gallery) Tara Donovan (b. 1969, New York, USA) Tara Donovan builds large, labor-intensive, and site-specific installations out of everyday materials such as scotch tape, drinking straws, paper plates, tar  paper and Styrofoam cups. Donovan takes these materials and "grows" them through accumulatio... [more]

20101027211903-03c98659 Anselm, Larry you pulled it off once more : Remarquable show !  
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Anselm Kiefer at Gagosian Gallery- 24th St. November 6th, 2010 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Posted 11/8/10

Anselm Kiefer show at Larry Gagosian gallery is a remarquable feat : visually very dense and varied,  a wealth of paintings, sculptures, reliefs, and installations, it shows an artist at the height of his creative power. The opening was crowded,  with beautiful people in attendance : Harrison Ford, very relaxed and friendly, Peter Brant, and a posse of major collectors, including some well known names from Asia and Russia, Norman Rosenthal from London Royal Academy, and Anselm Kiefer, himself,... [more]


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