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On view until March 7th
Located at shny, 116 Suffolk Street (Btwn Rivington & Delancey)
Peter Passuntino is an artist’s artist. He’s been producing artwork for over 50 years and doesn’t quit, not only continuing the trajectory of his personal work but also further pushing the boundaries he set out to push when he helped write a manifesto for the art movement Rhino Horn. Not to be missed most? A … Continue reading »
located at 227 Waverly Place
Saturday February 22, 5-7pm
Portrait of Robert C. Morgan. 2013.
On-Verge: You’re a critic, artist, poet, art historian and professor. How do these varied interests affect one another? And how do you allot time for each?
Robert C. Morgan: First off, I would like to rephrase the question. I am an art critic — this is true, but I am also a practicing artist. After completing my MFA in 1975, I was encouraged to … Continue reading »
Tyree Guyton. Obstruction of Justice (“OJ”) House. 2013. Destroyed after a second arson fire in October 2013.
Photo credit: Kari Cholnoky
Last October, Detroit artist Tyree Guyton had his first New York solo exhibition at the CUE Art Foundation. In anticipation of the show, I interviewed the artist in late May, shortly after a suspicious fire occurred at the Heidelberg Project, which was Guyton’s outdoor installation located … Continue reading »
Jeffrey Cyphers Wright
Judy Rifka. Evolution. 2013. Acrylic on canvas, 156 x 68in. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Judy Rifka Fuses the Elements in “Star Street,” her new show at Brooklyn’s Trestle Projects. From the beginning, when she studied with Ab-Ex giant Esteban Vicente, Judy Rifka cultivated gestural freedom and the logic of the impetuous. Her work is not fussy and pristine. … Continue reading »
December 18, 2013 to January 21, 2014
Nola Zirin. Voyager. Oil, enamel and glitter on canvas, 60 x 60in. Photo courtesy of June Kelly Gallery.
Nola Zirin’s recent solo exhibition titled Stardust features fifteen new works that introduced fifteen new paintings that introduced a unique, visual dynamism into the genre of abstraction while still reflecting the artist’s signature layering process. Zirin rephrases pictorial space by exploring sweeping, painterly gestures that … Continue reading »
by Paul Laster
Edward Burtynsky, Thjorsá River #1, Iceland 2012. © Edward Burtynsky, Courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto / Howard Greenberg & Bryce Wolkowitz, New York.
Without water mankind could not exist. The world’s most vital natural resource seems to be everywhere, but over the past century man has harnessed it for energy and redirected it for agriculture and industrial expansion—seriously disrupting Earth’s natural ecosystems. … Continue reading »