October 2014

Americana No Depression: Hunter Barnes and Todd DiCiurcio by Kurt McVey - New York

DiCiurcio, though accomplished in multiple mediums, is perhaps best known for his drawings and paintings of The Rolling Stones to The Killers, created live and unceremoniously at rock concerts around the world.   read more...

(e)merge art fair by E. Brady Robinson - New York

The 4th edition of Emerge Art Fair opened Thursday, Oct. 2nd at Capitol Skyline Hotel in Washington, DC and featured an international roster of 85 exhibitors presenting works by 150 artists from 30 countries.   read more...

Absolut Revives 1986 Warhol Collaboration - New York

In celebration of the new Absolut Vodka Limited Edition Andy Warhol bottle,the brand collaborated with artist Leif Elggren at the Warhol Spirit by Absolut event in NYC on October 1.   read more...

Arnold Mesches by Anthony Haden-Guest - New York

Next In Line: The FBI Series, the show of art by Arnold Mesches at Life On Mars in Bushwick, is remarkable for several, quite contrary reasons, the most immediate being the work, which is powerful stuff. Another element is that Mesches is a self-taught artist, now 92   read more...

Jules de Balincourt - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Paris

De Balincourt, who prefers wooden supports to canvas, paints directly onto the surface without sketches or photographs, building his universe up from acidy pastels, minty greens, and beautiful purple-blue hues.   read more...

Parallel Visions: Alberto di Fabio by Deianira Tolema - New York

Alberto Di Fabio (b. 1966, Avezzano, Italy) is an Italian artist represented by Gagosian. His paintings focus on the connection between art and science. Biological structures, genetics, synaptic receptors, pharmaceutical and medical research are the main starting point in his work.   read more...

Tom Fruin at Mike Weiss Gallery photos by Michael Anderson - New York

Photos from the Chelsea NYC opening of Tom Fruin at Mike Weiss Gallery   read more...

Color/Space Saturation: Veils by Morris Louis by Robert C. Morgan - New York

The current exhibition by Morris Louis of the Veils (1958-1960) offers a kind of revisitation of what was once read by critics, such as Clement Greenberg and Michael Fried, as an exemplary fusion of classical painting and a Modernist spatiality of color.   read more...

Kent Henricksen: Disharmony in Blue and Gold at The Lodge Gallery by Cassie Cummins - New York

When Henricksen first began toying with embroidery in his work, a traditionally decorative sort of folk-medium, artist Louise Bourgeois became a great influence of his.   read more...

A personal view of David Wojnarowicz on his would-be 60th birthday by Joseph Nechvatal - Paris

The artist and writer David Wojnarowicz (1954-1992) lived a wild life and died a harrowing death of AIDS at the early age of 37 after an impressive stretch in AIDS activism and in the defense of freedom of expression.   read more...