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Nir Hod

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Calligraffiti: An Outsider's Perspective   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Carla Accardi, Etel Adnan, YASMINA ALAOUI, Ayad Alkadhi, Massoud Arabshahi, ASSURBANIPAL BABILLA, Jean-Michel Basquiat, William Baziotes, TEE BEE, Ben, Zigi Ben-Haim, JULIEN “KAALAM” BRETON, Jean Degottex, Jean Dubuffet, MOHAMMED EHSAI, Ghasem Hajizadeh, Keith Haring, Hans Hartung, Nir Hod, Shirazeh Houshiary, Isidore Isou, Bill Jensen, Pouran Jinchi, Y.Z. Kami, Franz Kline, Rachid Koraichi, Lee Krasner, la2, Farideh Lashai, Eugene Lemay, L’Atlas, REZA MAFI, Andre Masson, Hassan Massoudy, Ahmed Mater, Georges Mathieu, NIELS “SHOE” MEULMAN, Henri Michaux, Farhad Moshiri, Shirin Neshat, Alfonso Ossorio, Leila Pazooki, FARAMARZ PILARAM, Jackson Pollock, MEHDI QOTBI, RAMELLZEE, Retna, Rostarr, Roland Sabatier, Behjat Sadr, NASSER AL SALEM, Alain Satié, Kenny Scharf, Lola Schnabel, eL Seed, Hadieh Shafie, ESRAFIL SHIRCHI, Pierre Soulages, Pat Steir, Parviz Tanavoli, Mark Tobey, Cy Twombly, Rob Wynne, CHARLES HOSSEIN ZENDEROUDI at Leila Heller Gallery - Chelsea September 5th, 2013 - October 5th, 2013
Posted 10/14/13
Calligraffiti: 1984-2013 placed Leila Heller Gallery at the forefront of art news when it announced a reimagination of Jeffrey Deitch’s popular 1984 exhibition by the same name. The gallery penned press releases touting the former MOCA curator’s return to the New York art scene, underscoring his assistance in the compiling of Calligraffiti’s 2013 reboot. An introductory quotation by Deitch asserts the importance of this artistic thread, stating that, “A calligraphic impu... [more]
20130819222811-background
Calligraffiti: An Outsider's Perspective   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Carla Accardi, Etel Adnan, YASMINA ALAOUI, Ayad Alkadhi, Massoud Arabshahi, ASSURBANIPAL BABILLA, Jean-Michel Basquiat, William Baziotes, TEE BEE, Ben, Zigi Ben-Haim, JULIEN “KAALAM” BRETON, Jean Degottex, Jean Dubuffet, MOHAMMED EHSAI, Ghasem Hajizadeh, Keith Haring, Hans Hartung, Nir Hod, Shirazeh Houshiary, Isidore Isou, Bill Jensen, Pouran Jinchi, Y.Z. Kami, Franz Kline, Rachid Koraichi, Lee Krasner, la2, Farideh Lashai, Eugene Lemay, L’Atlas, REZA MAFI, Andre Masson, Hassan Massoudy, Ahmed Mater, Georges Mathieu, NIELS “SHOE” MEULMAN, Henri Michaux, Farhad Moshiri, Shirin Neshat, Alfonso Ossorio, Leila Pazooki, FARAMARZ PILARAM, Jackson Pollock, MEHDI QOTBI, RAMELLZEE, Retna, Rostarr, Roland Sabatier, Behjat Sadr, NASSER AL SALEM, Alain Satié, Kenny Scharf, Lola Schnabel, eL Seed, Hadieh Shafie, ESRAFIL SHIRCHI, Pierre Soulages, Pat Steir, Parviz Tanavoli, Mark Tobey, Cy Twombly, Rob Wynne, CHARLES HOSSEIN ZENDEROUDI at Leila Heller Gallery - Chelsea September 5th, 2013 - October 5th, 2013
Posted 10/14/13
Calligraffiti: 1984-2013 placed Leila Heller Gallery at the forefront of art news when it announced a reimagination of Jeffrey Deitch’s popular 1984 exhibition by the same name. The gallery penned press releases touting the former MOCA curator’s return to the New York art scene, underscoring his assistance in the compiling of Calligraffiti’s 2013 reboot. An introductory quotation by Deitch asserts the importance of this artistic thread, stating that, “A calligraphic impu... [more]
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Nir Hod: Mother  
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Nir Hod at Paul Kasmin Gallery 515 West 27th Street March 28th, 2012 - April 28th, 2012
Posted 4/29/12
I felt a quasi-religious feeling upon entering the Nir Hod exhibition at Paul Kasmin. The title of the exhibition, Mother, refers to the image of a woman repeated, icon-like, across the gallery. Vaguely cinematic but with only subtle variation in color to distinguish one painting from the next, I wondered about the significance of the repetition and the meaning of her gesture. The woman could easily be shopping on Fifth Avenue. Towards the back of the gallery there is a small reproduction revealing the well-known source: Hod's paintings are based on a photograph taken in the W... [more]
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