Gallery shows

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The anti-disembodied

On view at the Whitney: Dawn Clements, “Mrs. Jessica Drummond’s (‘My Reputation,’ 1945), ” 2010, pen with ink on paper, 87.5 x 240.” Collection of the artist; courtesy Pierogi, New York In the February issue of The Brooklyn Rail, the ARTSEEN editors and advisory committee applaud Roberta Smith for the […]

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NY Times Art in Review: Silke Otto-Knapp

Silke Otto-Knapp, “Three Sisters,” 2009, watercolor and gouache on canvas, 39 1/2 x 51″ Silke Otto-Knapp, “Group (walking),” 2009, watercolor and gouache on canvas, 59 x 47 1/4″ SILKE OTTO-KNAPP: Interiors, Gavin Browns Enterprise, West Village. Through Saturday. Roberta Smith: Silke Otto-Knapps paintings often dwell on those marginalized by modernism, […]

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Last chance: Dawn Black at Curator’s Office in DC

Curator’s Office, a tiny corner space in one of DC’s few gallery buildings, has one more day with Dawn Black‘s mysterious and delicately painted watercolor, ink, and gouache works on paper. Black paints small-scale portraits of individuals wearing masks, uniforms, couture fashion, prison garb, ethnic attire, and other random eccentric […]

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Guston: Laugh out loud?

On Spring Break this week, I’ve been invited down to DC for a day or two where, besides staying in a swanky Jetson-style hotel, I’m looking forward to visiting a few galleries at Logan Circle and stopping by the National Gallery of Art to see the permanent Mel Bochner installation […]

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Brooklyn: Saturday Night Fever

This Saturday take the L, the JMZ, or the G train to Brooklyn where the Williamsburg Gallery Association (WGA) presents Williamsburg Armory Night and Bushwick stages SiteFest. The organizers say it’s the dark side of Armory Week�where Brooklyn�s own and their worldwide conspirators throw a wickedly chic, secret celebration. Here […]

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Olympia Lambert, working with Denise Bibro Fine Art, has organized Blogpix at the Platform Project Space in Chelsea. Olympia has invited the Fallon and Rosof Artblog duo, Roberta Fallon and Libby Rosof; Hrag Vartanian, and moi to curate an exhibition that relates to the theme of the Blogosphere, and by […]

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Good drawing show in Culver City

At Kinkead Contemporary in Culver City, “Drawn” examines the role of drawing within an artist’s larger practice. The exhibition features four artists whose works on paper provide a deeper understanding of both their discipline and their process, while inviting the viewer deeper into the thinking behind their work in general. […]

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Laurie Fendrich: Preparing for a retrospective

Last spring Mary MacNaughton invited Laurie Fendrich, a professor of fine arts and the director of the Comparative Arts and Culture Graduate Program at Hofstra University, to mount a retrospective at Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, in Claremont, CA. In Brainstorm, her weekly blog at The Chronicle Reveiw, […]