April 2014

IFAC presents JOANN GEDNEY - New York

Moby in Conversation with Shana Nys Dambrot - Los Angeles

Moby recently opened an exhibition of new photographs called Innocents. He talks to Whitehot Magazine LA editor Shana Nys Dambrot about his new work   read more...

Deborah Grant at the Drawing Center by Noah Becker - New York

Deborah Grant's "Christ You Know It Ain't Easy!!" is a must see exhibition on til Feb. 28, 2014 at the Drawing Center in New York.   read more...

The Big Picture at the New York Academy of Art by Daniel Maidman - New York

The New York Academy of Art is currently hosting a rare opportunity to see large-format paintings by a notable shortlist of contemporary painters: Vincent Desiderio, Eric Fischl, Neo Rauch, Jenny Saville and Mark Tansey.   read more...

Thaddeus Strode: Everybody wants to go to heaven, but no one wants to die. by Shana Nys Dambrot - Los Angeles

All the works evidence a dual sense of being both intensely personal and more broadly nostalgic for the volatile zeitgeist of his 1960s-70s LA youth. Well, nostalgia is not really the right word. This is more like, a retrospective regard for the things that shaped and influenced his world view   read more...

David Altmejd at Andrea Rosen Gallery: Precarious and Extreme by Daniel Sherer - New York

Both of these dimensions of his work, the eroticized and ruinous corporeality and the see-through plexiglas apparatus, figure prominently in the show at Andrea Rosen, vying for the attention of the astonished spectator, who as a result of the multiple stimuli emanating from the installations, literally does not know where to turn first.   read more...

Laurence Aëgerter at the Hermitage Amsterdam by Paul Laster - New York

A conceptualist who utilizes a variety of mediums, Laurence Aëgerter cleverly employed photography to appropriate and revitalize iconic paintings on view at the Hermitage Amsterdam during the 2010 exhibition Matisse to Malevich: Pioneers of Modern Art from the Hermitage.   read more...

Marc Dennis Interview by Rena Silverman - New York

"I was at the Met museum for the Courbet retrospective. It was held in this private room with a disclaimer at the entrance about excessive nudity. It was a darkly painted room. [Laughs.] They might as well have called that room a womb. Anyway, I wanted to see this painting because I think it must have been quite shocking at the time it was made."   read more...

Hudson of Feature Gallery Dies at 63 by Sam Trioli - New York

On Sunday the art world lost one of its finest leaders. Hudson, the owner and founder of the gallery Feature Inc., passed away of natural causes at the age of 63.   read more...

February 2014: Annie Lapin: Various Peep Shows @ Honor Fraser Gallery, Culver City - Los Angeles

How inconvenient that the term Impressionism is already taken. With her translation of images through fleeting particles of composite light, if Impressionism had no previous stylistic connotations, it would be a fitting word to characterize her recent work. The nine paintings in Various Peep Shows at Honor Fraser Gallery are filled with impressions and implications of scene, suggestions of landscape, and architecture, flowers, foliage and form -- all glimpsed through an almost abstract vernacular rendered by deliberate, strategic, application of paint.   read more...