November 2014

Alfred Steiner at Joshua Liner Gallery photos by Michael Anderson - New York

Photos from the opening of Alfred Steiner in New York City   read more...

Robert Motherwell: The East Hampton Years, 1944-1952 by Paul Laster - New York

Curated by art historian Phyllis Tuchman, the comprehensive show began with paintings and works on paper made by the artist when he was just in his late-20s. He had his first solo show that year, in 1944   read more...

Rashid Johnson: Islands - by Lyle Zimskind - Los Angeles

Rashid Johnson at David Kordansky Gallery: Plateaus, the fifteen foot-tall quasi-pyramid in the first room is constructed of identical skeletal steel-beam cubes piled and welded together. Because the structure has no outer walls, the gaps between the beams allow us to easily peer into and past its inner core.   read more...

Frieze London 2014: all about S-P-A-C-E by Sophie Hill - London

Frieze London 2014 marked a dozen Friezes and the eggs were certainly out of their box.   read more...

Due South: Artist Jason McLean Interview by Matthew Ryan Smith - New York

Last year I visited Jason McLean and his family in their London, Ontario home to talk about the Canadian Pez Museum, a joint-project between Jason and his sons Felix and Henry. It was a cold afternoon so Jason made hot coffee.   read more...

Artist Sui Jianguo Interview by Julie Bills - Los Angeles

Sui Jianguo (b. 1956 in Qingdao, China) is a child of the Cultural Revolution and a deeply respected laoshi (teacher) to the next generation of emerging Chinese sculptors. A multidisciplinary artist known primarily for his work in bronze, he received his MFA from the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in 1989, a time of severe social and political strife in Beijing.   read more...

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. photo by Charlotte Kidd   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...