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Being a bit too breezy about the sky

by Edo Dijksterhuis
Compiling an attractive and wholesome summer exhibition: it’s an art form in itself. During the cultural low season, when the regular audience has migrated to southern European beaches, museums hoping to maintain healthy visitor statistics choose to cater to tourists, staycationists, and day-trippers. And that requires a special type of show. Of course, the fun factor is to be reckoned with; the subject should not be too highbrow and instead have a broad, preferably universal appeal. Some ,... [more]
Posted by Edo Dijksterhuis on 7/24/14
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A Real Gem of a Summer Show

by Lee Ann Norman
The frantic pace and manic energy of New York City life seem to slacken when urbanites abandon their concrete enclaves for wide-open spaces and greener pastures. The exodus of so many New Yorkers can make Chelsea feel less intense for three glorious months. Art galleries respond to this seasonal shift by mounting that ubiquitous thing known as the summer group show. While some galleries invite guest curators to organize quirky or ambitious shows others return to their roots offering exhibitions... [more]
Posted by Lee Ann Norman on 8/13/13
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Summer in East Hampton: Interview with Chantel Foretich of QF Gallery

by Natalie Hegert
Ever since Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner settled in nearby Springs, East Hampton has become a hotbed of artistic creativity. Its languorous lush summers have inspired recluses (think Grey Gardens) and artists alike. It’s now also home to a neighborhood of first-rate galleries with curatorial programs rivaling anything you’ll find in the city. As part of ArtSlant’s ongoing focus on the Hamptons’ art scene this summer, I chatted with long-time ArtSlant friend, artist and gallerist Chantel... [more]
Posted by Natalie Hegert on 7/30/13
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The Summer Group Show

by Andrew Berardini
Most wars are started in the summer. It’s true. Most quotes one finds about summer are about how great summer is. Rarely does one find quotes about how horrible summer is. How long, how hot, how interminable the sweaty days, how much worse work feels under the yoke of summer. Most people who are quoted on summer must be aristocratic poets penning their verse with long lazy loops in leather bound notebooks bought for the purpose of vacationing by the seaside. Summer is long. Summer is... [more]
Posted by Andrew Berardini on 7/19/11
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