February 2015

Aaron Johnson: PISOCKOPHILIA - photos from the opening by Michael Anderson - New York

VIDEO: The Secret History of Contemporary Art | Episode 9 | Deborah Kass - New York

Episode #8: We find ourselves in Deborah Kass studio, New York. Artist Irena Jurek visits artist Deborah Kass to discuss the the artist's work. Deborah Kass is represented by Paul Kasmin Gallery, NY.   read more...

Justin Matherly: Sunrise at Johann König by Jeff Grunthaner - New York

Consider a typical Matherly sculpture: a large-scale mound of misshapen stone threaded by geriatric walkers.   read more...

Truth Telling: Duke Riley and Frohawk Two Feathers at the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati by Maria Seda-Reeder - Cincinnati

The CAC has a new Curator, Steven Matijcio who paired Two Feathers and Riley, whose interdisciplinary works speak to the same subjects (peoples on the fringes of society who perform singular acts of rebellion), in much the same ways (by creating a faux archeological record). Yet, surprisingly the two have never had a show together prior.   read more...

Traveling through "No-Time": A conversation with Prince Rama on the collective spirit, photo cakes and "Instagrammable" art by Leighana Waight - New York

From performing post-apocalyptic spiritual pop music, to delivering manifestos in pools of fake blood, Prince Rama, the artist collaboration of the Brooklyn based sister duo of Taraka and Nimai Larson   read more...

It Came From a Pine Box: John Jacobsmeyer at Gallery Poulsen by Ottilie Landmark - Copenhagen

Jacobsmeyer has some humorous and at the same time, dark aspects. The opium poppies and skeleton/zombies reference war in the Middle East and suggests the role politicians play in sustaining these terrors. But who is paying attention in the midst of all this chaos?   read more...

NYC in Pictures and Paint: Arthur King and Joann Gedney opening in NYC at The Yard photos by Michael Anderson - New York

Subodh Gupta: Seven Billion Light Years at Hauser & Wirth by Michael Anderson - New York

The Opening of Beautiful Beast at the New York Academy of Art by Paul Laster - New York

Toward Grid-Light: The Art of Jan Schoonhoven at David Zwirner by Robert C. Morgan - New York

There are many angles by which to discuss the paintings of the extraordinary Dutch artist, Jan Schoonhoven (1914 to 1994)   read more...