Book review – GANGS OF NEW YORK SCHOOL

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by Jeffrey Cyphers Wright

New York School Painters & Poets by Jenni Quilter Rizzoli, 2014

It was a big scene and this book (at three hundred pages) is packed with photographs, memoirs, essays, book covers and lots of artwork and poems. The primary text written by Jenni Quilter is highly readable as it navigates the many tributaries that formed this formidable association we call “The New York School.”

The interface … Continue reading »

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James O. Clark is GLOWING at ltd los angeles

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James O. Clark is GLOWING at ltd los angeles by Anthony Pinata

Photo by Jeff McLane

New York-based artist James O. Clark’s current show, March 19–April 16, at ltd los angeles, titled 1993 to 2011 in 2015, highlights his continued engagement with material and light. The pieces on display demonstrate his discerning and subtle use of otherwise bland light fixtures. He bends, twists, and manipulates them with his sophisticated and … Continue reading »

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CUE announces two Open Calls for artists & curators

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CUE announces two Open Calls for artists & curators Deadline: June 30, 2015. 11:59pm (EST)

CUE Art Foundation is currently seeking Curatorial Project and Solo Exhibition proposals for the 2016 exhibition season. CUE’s Open Calls provide one deserving curator and one emerging artist the necessary resources to realize an innovative project/exhibition at CUE’s storefront location in 2016.

A panel of established curators will select the winners of both Open Calls … Continue reading »

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Open Field: Artist Networking Cocktail Hour

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Wednesday, May 27th, 6-8pm $7 / free for members – Purchase tickets here. To become a member, click here.

Please join CUE for an evening of networking and socializing among artists, curators, critics, writers, and arts administrators. Attendees should bring business cards and their best elevator pitch to make a strong and lasting first impression. We’ll also be inviting special guests to encourage valuable connections for participants, so come ask … Continue reading »

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Walking Man

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by Jacob Kiernan

I remember the first time I visited the Lotusland, Paris. I was eight, my brother was four, we stayed in the Regina and spent most of our time playing rigged amusement park games at the Jardin des Tuileries. In fact, anytime we weren’t shooting bb guns or inhaling cotton candy, we were probably sulking.

Auguste Rodin St. John the Babtist, France, 1907, Bronze, Height 214 cm, Musée … Continue reading »

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Collage and the Landscape of Familiarity

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by John McKissick

Moon (mother), 2015 Broom snakeweed plants, twine, paint

from the bed to the mountain evokes Mira Burack’s home in the foothills of the Ortiz Mountains of New Mexico. Elaborated through photocollaged installations and collections of found objects, this landscape of familiarity includes both intimate domestic space and the natural world. Inside and outside meet in the mountainous wall mural leafed together from cutout photos of a rumpled … Continue reading »

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Sweet Time

Honey Baby, 2013
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Edition of 10 + 4 AP
Performer: Nick Sciscione, Videographer: Kirsten Johnson, Composer: Tom Laurie, Editor: Amanda Laws
© Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio; Courtesy of the artists and Luhring Augustine, New York.
by Jacob Kiernan

Honey Baby, 2013, Video (still), Edition of 10 + 4 AP, Performer: Nick Sciscione, Videographer: Kirsten Johnson, Composer: Tom Laurie, Editor: Amanda Laws, © Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio; Courtesy of the artists and Luhring Augustine, New York.

To get to Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio’s video installation Honey Baby, one must navigate a boneyard of twisted skeletons. On screen, a body writhes languidly in a vat … Continue reading »

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