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Interesting Survey

The Signs/Words exhibit at Sperone Westwater contains works by impressive artists. The list of artists in the exhibit is long, from William Wegman, Tom Sachs, Andy Warhol to Bruce Nauman. Not all are as effective as some of the best. However, observing all of these works together at one time adds to the impact of any one particular work. [more]
Posted by JLettiere on 2/13/15
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Man of the Year

by Yaelle Amir
Currently on view at Sperone Westwater Gallery are meticulous black ink drawings by Martin Wilner that recall various news segments from 2007 and 2008.  The title of the exhibition, A Life in Days, captures the essence of Wilner’s practice in its reference to the Beatles’ song “A Day in the Life.” This song was the result of a writing collaboration, where Lennon contributed lyrics inspired by newspaper headlines, while McCartney provided verses recounting personal memories. In his ongoing series Making History, Wilner works in a similar fashion—he scans the newspaper on a daily basis in sea... [more]
Posted by Yaelle Amir on 1/10/10