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It's a Cruel Cruel Summer at Jonathan LeVine Gallery   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Mike Ballard, BLADE, Mark Bode, Tim Conlon, Cope, Shepard Fairey, Finok, FREEDOM, Sam Friedman, Mike Giant, Maya Hayuk, Eric Haze, Horfé, HuskMitNavn, Dabs Myla, Caleb Neelon, NIagar, Cleon Peterson, Pose, Recok, Victor Reyes, Rime, RISK, ben venom at Jonathan LeVine Gallery - 557C West 23rd August 6th, 2014 - August 23rd, 2014
Posted 8/13/14
People say galleries get slow in the summer in New York, but there is nothing lacklustre or mundane about the group exhibition Cruel Summer at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Curated by collector and graffiti historian Roger Gastman, the exhibition’s title is derived from the popular song featured in the original Karate Kid film by Bananarama. The music video portrays the three female band members causing trouble and dancing throughout New York City – including a Dukes of Hazard-esque... [more]
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So, This is Us...   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Mauricio Ancalmo, Amy Balkin, Tammy Rae Carland, Chris Fraser, David Huffman, Suzanne Husky, Tony Labat, Sean McFarland, Robert Minervini, Ranu Mukherjee, Rio Babe International, Brion Nuda Rosch, Allison Smith, Chris Sollars, Weston Teruya, ben venom, Richard T. Walker at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts July 9th, 2011 - September 25th, 2011
Posted 7/18/11
People generally love to hate these kinds of shows. The periodic survey, named everything from biennial to triennial to quadrennial, often includes the word “Now” somewhere in the title (as this one does), but they're generally more contentious than beloved. There’s always something about these shows that reveal both the strengths and the weaknesses of a place and the art being made there (whether it's the Whitney Museum and its environs or Venice with its glut of national pavilions). This year’s incarnation of t... [more]
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