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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]
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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]
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In So Many Words   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Jack Balas, Cara Barer, Ben, Patrick Dintino, Ian Everard, Greg Gossel, Sofia Harrison, Wes Hempel, Mitch Jones, Jerry Kunkel, Samuel Messer, Weny Robusi at Andrea Schwartz Gallery August 5th, 2009 - August 28th, 2009
Posted 8/14/09
I had high hopes for WORD, a group exhibition currently on display at Andrea Schwartz Gallery in SoMa. I was attracted by the directness of the show's title and its promise of art mixed with the written word. Like Danielle Steele, who lent her services as guest curator for this show, I am fascinated with work that combines imagery with text and art with literature, a category rich with thematic variety. I envisioned a show that might, for example, examine the nuanced and often tenuous relationsh... [more]
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To the Letter   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Pierre Ardouvin, Richard Baquié, Gilles Barbier, Ben, Etienne Bossut, Anne-Lise Coste, Natacha Dubois-Dauphin, Joël Ducorroy, Glabel, David Hominal, JonOne, Guy Limone, Christian Robert-Tissot, Taroop, Rémy Zaugg at L’Abbaye d'Annecy-le-Vieux January 5th, 2009 - April 12th, 2009
Posted 2/20/09
          Sous le sceau "révolutionnaire" du collectif Taroop & Glabel, l'exposition Texto rassemble les œuvres de 16 artistes contemporains autour des mots.Tout au long du XXe siècle, les artistes multiplient les expérimentations autour du langage. Leurs recherches s'emparent des progrès et des découvertes de la société contemporaine: développement de l'électricité, modernisation des transports, naissance de la psychanalyse, développement des medias et de la publicité....Le langage est pour c... [more]
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