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BOMBastic Bash, 2011, on Tuesday, March 1st

Courtesy of Antwan Duncan on ithinkyoureswell.com

Alternative to passé thought, art not only hangs on a wall to be viewed while nursing a highball of scotch. Art moves, dances, writes, sits, yawns—that is—when art happens to also be the artist. On Tuesday, March 1, BOMB Bash, 2011, clearly demonstrated the presence of performance in contemporary art ideology. Presented were six collaborations: FRANKLIN EVANS, NIALL NOEL JONES & PAUL DAVID YOUNG; JOYCE KIM & KATHARINA STENBECK; DEVILLE … Continue reading »

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What to do when One isn’t at the Armory Show

The Armory Show begins March 3rd and takes over NYC’s art scene until the 6th. The Armory Show—or art’s Groundhog Day—predicts spring’s gallery season. Yet most-importantly, galleries exhibit some serious shows to catch attention from the surplus of international traffic. If you aren’t in the mood to head to Piers 92 & 94 this week, you may want to attend a few events at local galleries.

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Against the Grain: Modernism in the Midwest

Santos Zingale (1908-1999)(/br)White Station, 1948(/br) Oil on masonite panel, 23.25 x 30.875 Milwaukee Art Museum Gift of Gimbel Bros., Milwaukee

Santos Zingale (1908-1999)(/br)White Station, 1948(/br) Oil on masonite panel, 23.25 x 30.875 Milwaukee Art Museum Gift of Gimbel Bros., Milwaukee

Any discussion of American Modernism begins in New York.  Legendary figures like Stieglitz and events like the 1913 Armory Show form our shared perception about the movement and its rise to prominence.  Such certainty provides clarity, but it can also limit our ability to appreciate how ideas flow through communities.… Continue reading »

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