December 2014

Miami Nice: A Visual Diary of Art Basel in Miami Beach 2014 by Paul Laster - New York

Now the newly dubbed Art Basel in Miami Beach (changed since the preeminent art fair added Art Basel in Hong Kong to its roster last year) and its ever-growing number of satellite fairs and supporting brands   read more...

Photos: Neo Rauch at David Zwirner by Michael Anderson - New York

Photos from the opening of Neo Rauch at David Zwirner Gallery, New York   read more...

On Henri Maccheroni: 2000 Photos of the Sex of a Woman by Joseph Nechvatal - Paris

Photographs were taken in two stages, from 1969 to 1971 and from 1972 to 1974, at the rate of one or two sessions per week.   read more...

A Conversation with Jennifer Rubell by Paul Laster - New York

The most artistic member of the celebrated Miami family of collectors, Jennifer Rubell came of age in the contemporary art world, but after years of playing a passive role in it she began to finds ways to express her own creativity.   read more...

Stas Orlovski: Chimera - Pasadena Museum of California Art by Megan Abrahams - Los Angeles

The unfolding sequences comprise a 30-minute loop of animated paintings. There was no script, no pre-conceived idea. The piece has no beginning, middle, or end. Inspired by Phantasmagoria shows, Chimera blends state of the art technology with the antiquated feel of the magic-lantern slide projectors used by magicians and entertainers in 18th and early 19th century Europe.   read more...

Andy Denzler: Distorted Moments by Ildegarda Scheidegger - New York

The oil paintings of Andy Denzler (b. 1965) clearly reflect his artistic approach of allowing his works the latitude to reveal everything or nothing. It is not simply their content that is important, but above all the method by which it is communicated.   read more...

Art Basel Miami Report by Noah Becker - New York

I just flew into NYC after an action packed week in Miami. As opposed to attending all the VIP parties it was mostly an art-viewing based trip this time.   read more...

Neo Rauch: At the Well - David Zwirner Gallery, New York by Adrian Coleman - New York

David Zwirner opened his latest exhibition of the Leipzig painter Neo Rauch. The confluence was poignant. Rauch has distinguished himself combining pieces of German culture and history into bizarre, dream-like paintings. His early work mined the imagery of printed, Communist advertising and mid-century science fiction.   read more...

David Bowie Is at MCA Chicago by Joshua Siegal - Chicago

It was nearly not so. Bowie was not the drug of choice for this show; he was merely what the next guy at the party had a good supply of.   read more...

Guillermo Kuitca: Acoustic Masses at Kabinett, Art Basel | Miami Beach by Blair Asbury Brooks - New York

In a curated sector of Art Basel | Miami Beach, Sperone Westwater will present three large, theater-based collage works by Argentinian artist, Guillermo Kuitca (b. 1961).   read more...