Author Archives: CUE

Book Review: Beyond New Media Art

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Joseph Nechvatal

Domenico Quaranta, a curator and art critic who regularly writes for Flash Art and Artpulse, has just released a new book Beyond New Media Art that is particularly topical and noteworthy, as it is very much in the current inclination to formally re-evaluate contemporary art in terms of a developing post-media understanding. In it Quaranta deftly juxtaposes Peter Weibel’s notions of post-media against those of Rosalind Krauss … Continue reading »

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MAD Cinema Series Documents The Rise Of NYC’s 1975-80 Punk Music Scene

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Stephen Maine at 490 Atlantic Gallery

Stephen Maine at 490 Atlantic

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Lucien Smith Book Signing at Know Wave

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located at 227 Waverly Place
Saturday February 22, 5-7pm

 

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How Do You Do It? – Jason Stopa interviews Robert C. Morgan

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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 »

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Tyree Guyton, Faces of God on Fire: An Update

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Justine Lai

 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 »

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RAW SYNERGY

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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 »

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