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Peel Slowly and See: Bill Jensen's Ego-less Abstraction   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Bill Jensen at Cheim & Read April 9th, 2015 - May 9th, 2015
Posted 4/29/15
There was a time in modern music when the role of the artist changed from being the custodian of cultural knowledge to something more of an autobiographer. We might choose that moment in the late sixties when Lou Reed abandoned the writing of pop ditties about boys and girls to focus on his own, more personal interests, like boys and girls and heroin. In other art forms this sea change was happening; in comedy, where once jokes were shared, un-authored, between performers in Vegas, the... [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
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 impulse has been behind some of the greatest works of... [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
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 impulse has been behind some of the greatest works of... [more]
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