Drawing Center to Close the Viewing Program

The Drawing Center recently identified a shrinking number of opportunities for members of its Viewing Program, in correlation to its population of work by over 2,500 artists.  In order to be more effective, the Center will re-launch their archive as Open Sessions which  will grow from the legacy of the Viewing Program. As stated on the organization’s website, Open Sessions “is a platform for selected artists to find new approaches … Continue reading »

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Ane Mendieta – New Monograph


To coincide with the Hayward Gallery’s Ana Mendieta: Traces, the first retrospective of the artist’s work in the United Kingdom, Hayward Publishing has released a new monograph with the same title reviving and documenting Mendieta’s visceral performances. For more information about the exhibition, click here.… Continue reading »

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Soundwalk Collective at La Nuit Blanche in Paris


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On October 5th, Soundwalk Collective performed “The Bessarabia Ghost Tapes” live in Paris as part of La Nuit Blanche at the Musee d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaïsme at 71 Rue du Temple. In collaboration with Centropa, Soundwalk Collective received hundreds of recorded tapes of Holocaust survivors that contained memories and interview which had disintegrated over time. In 2012 the collective travelled to 27 towns for additional field … Continue reading »

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Smack Mellon 2014 Artist Studio Program application now open!


Note: Applications will be accepted through an online process only. About the Program Smack Mellon offers free studio space to eligible artists for an eleven-month period. The program provides artists working in all visual arts media a free private studio space and a $5000 fellowship (dependent upon funding). The program does not provide living space. Artists also have access to three shared common areas: a state-of-the-art digital production lab; a… Continue reading »
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More Sources, More Art Criticism


©Anne Russinof   Undertow, Oil on Canvas, 16 x 12 inches

Art criticism was thought to be on the wane as hard copy publications continue to fold, but the genre continues to shift with change as evidenced in two art blogs: Gallery Travels: Seen Around Town by Anne Russinof and Studio Critical by Valerie Brennan. Both writers are artists who are keen to capture what is showing throughout local galleries and … Continue reading »

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ISC Lifetime Achievement Award


On October 3rd, Marlborough artist Beverly Pepper was awarded the International Sculpture Center Lifetime Achievement Award.

The artist will receive a solo show in 2014 at the gallery’s location on 57th Street. Read the Wall Street Journal’s recent interview with the Beverly Pepper here .… Continue reading »

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Aperture Relaunch in February 2013


Aperture Quarterly will present a new redesign of its historic quarterly publication in the coming month.  With the assistance of the design firm  A2/SW/HK from London, Aperture will now increase the dialogue emerging between print and digital photography. The new format will introduce four columns: Studio Visit, Collectors, Dispatches, Object Lessons, and What Matters Now? Feature articles and photo essays will appear in Words and Pictures – expanding the experience … Continue reading »

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