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Hassan Hajjaj Wins 2014 PULSE Prize  
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5/12/14 Posted 5/12/14

PULSE New York named Hassan Hajjaj their 2014 PULSE Prize winner on Friday. Hajjaj was chosen for the award, including a $2,500 prize, by an invitational jury including Kathy Battista, Director of Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s Institute of Art NY; Paddy Johnson, founder and Editorial Director of Art F City; Julia Kaganskiy, director of NEW INC., New Museum; and Alice Gray Stites, Museum Director and Chief Curator of 21c Museum Hotels. Part fashion photography, part hip hop, part pop art, t... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Terence Donnellan  
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5/8/14 Posted 5/8/14

(Image: Terence Donnellan, This is Not a Book, 2010, Acrylic on Canvas, 36 x 48 x 1 inches; © Terence Donnellan) Terence Donnellan (b. New York) First and foremost my paintings are about words and the beauty of language. But beauty isn't simply the construction of pretty or well-crafted sentences. The beauty is in each writer's truthful expression of some aspect of the human condition. We are defined, and we define the world, by the words we speak, the words we read, the words we wri... [more]

Salon 94 at Bergdorf Goodman (via Art Nerd NY)  
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5/7/14 Posted 5/7/14

Bergdorf Goodman is getting into the spirit of Frieze week with their (always) beautiful windows. Along the 58th Street side, the windows will be transformed into miniature Frieze tableaus, with David Benjamin Sherry’s C-prints, Paula Hayes‘ terrarium sculpture (we loved her piece in the MoMA lobby awhile back!), and another sculpture by Kueng Caputo from Salon 94,. Go check then out before they change it up to another gorgeous creation! 58th Street and 5th Avenue Posted by Lori Zimmer on Art Nerd. Fo... [more]

Georgia Fee Resident, Rah, exhibits at Cutlog NY  
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5/6/14 Posted 5/6/14

We are pleased to announce that Rah, the Georgia Fee Winter 2014 resident will present her video work, Oreo, which she completed during the residency, at this year's Cutlog New York art fair on the Lower East Side during Frieze Week. The video is shown in combination with a program of screenings that engages Sex and Sexuality, Fashion, LTGBQ and Passerby as Subject. Rah's work will screen at 4:45 PM on Thursday, May 8th and at 2:15 PM on Friday, May 9th in the Little Theater. Oreo, 2014, is a... [more]

The Frieze Flurry: Our Coverage Starts Wednesday  
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5/5/14 Posted 5/6/14

Frieze New York 2013, Photograph by Naho Kubota, Courtesy of Naho Kubota/ Frieze. Springtime in the art world means Frieze New York and the flurry of satellite fairs and events that comes with it. Our Frieze New York Special Edition starts Wednesday, and includes a round up of all the fairs, commentary, interviews, and previews for the week to come. Also keep an eye on our Twitter and Instagram as we bring you coverage from the fairs, openings and events throughout the wee... [more]

Summer 2014 Resident Announced  
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5/2/14 Posted 5/2/14

May 2, 2014: ArtSlant is very pleased to announce the Summer 2014 resident, Brooklyn-based visual artist and recent Hunter College MFA graduate Sara Shaoul. Sara will take up residence in Paris during July and August, 2014. Sara was selected from a large pool of very talented artists and writers spanning many disciplines. These fifteen excellent candidates were selected to participate in interviews with our selection panel before a consensus was reached. The Georgia Fee Artist | Writer Residency is a biannual, two month residency in the beautiful... [more]

About Frickin' Time! You May Now Take #Selfies at The Frick  
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4/30/14 Posted 4/30/14

image courtesy of The Frick Collection, New York Whew! Finally, #TheFrickCollection has realized it's #2014. The staunchly conservative #museum amended its visitor policies to allow #photography without flash aka #MUSEUMSELFIE! (#filters are a go). The decision closely follows a host of other institutions' move to lighten up already, Hyperallergic reported. In allowing photography, The Frick Collection joins the ranks of MoMA PS1, the Met, the Art Institute of Chicago, the National Gallery of Art, and the Getty Museum. ... [more]

Calling All Artists! Round 3 Opens Today!  
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4/28/14 Posted 4/28/14

Round 3 of the ArtSlant Prize showcase opens today! To apply, sign in to your ArtSlant account and go to your profile. Click 'enter showcase' and pick your best work to share with our juried panel. Or just click the link below if you're already signed in. We've made some changes this year so here are a few things you'll need to know: 6 Rounds, February - September, 2014 $3 Entry Fee 6 Solo Exhibitions in Chicago Student Prize Track (see below for more det... [more]

ArtSlant Prize Round 2 Juried Winners Announced  
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4/21/14 Posted 4/21/14

Didn't make it this round? Round 3 starts on April 28th! Learn more about the ArtSlant Prize Round 2 Juried Winners: ABSTRACT Artist: Detlef "Dego" GotzensTitle: Perpetual rational space, 2013Medium: Acrylic and charcoal on cradled panel ABSTRACT Artist: Nicolas SALETitle: plate 6, 2014 Medium: oil on canvas DRAWING Artist: Christina McPheeTitle: listening to incredible machines, 2014Medium: Ink, watercolor, and graphite on Arches HP paper PHOTOGRAPHY Artist:... [more]

Salesroom Artist: Cathy Choi  
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4/20/14 Posted 4/20/14

(Image: Cathy Choi, B1404, 2014, Acrylic, pigment, glue, and resin on canvas, 36 x 36 inches (91 x 91 cm); Courtesy of Margaret Thatcher Projects, NY) Cathy Choi (b. Seoul, South Korea) I have a fascination with water. Water has qualities of fluidity, rhythm, luminosity, color, movement, and ultimately, a spiritual essence. Although I am drawn to water as my source of inspiration, my art is non-representational. I want my work to have its own vitality and “life,” and be separat... [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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Round 2 Showcase Winners Announced  
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4/14/14 Posted 4/14/14

The Round 2 Showcase Winners have been selected. Be sure to check them all out here! Stay tuned, the Juried Winners for Round 2 will be announced next week. Round 2 Jurors: Juliette JongmaDirector, Galerie Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam. Galerie Juliètte Jongma opened its doors in 2004 in the De Pijp area of Amsterdam. The gallery’s focus is on representing a wide range of national and international artists both in an early and a more established stage in their carreer. The gallery represents artists... [more]

20140414223418-photo5_aiweiwei Fighting for Freedom - Four Exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum - Reprinted from Woman Around Town  
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at Brooklyn Museum of Art April 14th - April 14th
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Fighting for Freedom – Four New Exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum Published on Woman Around Town Sunday, April 13th, 2014 by Mary Gregory on Playing Around Four exhibitions focused on the intersection of art and human rights will be on display this spring and summer at the Brooklyn Museum. The curators have arranged for them to be on view at the same time, to spark a conversation about the way art reflects and effects changes in society. (Top photo: Ai Weiwei, Ai Weiwei in the Elevator When Taken into Custody by the Police, Courtesy of A... [more]

Announcing ArtSlant Prize Round 2 Jurors  
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4/8/14 Posted 4/8/14

Announcing the Round 2 Jurors for the ArtSlant Prize 2014 Francesca GavinVisual Arts Editor, Dazed, London. Francesca Gavin is a writer and curator based in London. She is the Visual Arts Editor of Dazed & Confused, a Contributing Editor at Artsy.net, Twin, AnOther and Sleek magazine. Gavin is the author of five books including The Book of Hearts, 100 New Artists and Hell Bound, published by Laurence King. She curated exhibitions at spaces including the Palais de Tokyo in Paris,... [more]

ArtSlant Exhibitions: Douglas Mandry's Promised Land  
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4/7/14 Posted 4/7/14

Douglas Mandry, Montagne I (Ponction, volutes), 2013 ArtSlant Prize Exhibitions presents Douglas Mandry, the first artist to be selected for our ArtSlant Prize exhibition series, 2014. Mandry's photography is in response to the standardized representation of the landscape and the possible loss of material references in the digital era. In an effort to get closer to the process of analog retouching, his photographs are first printed, then reworked, exploiting their physical properties; the print... [more]


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