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Michelle Grabner and Brad Killam: About a painting

Brad Killam and his wife, artist-writer-educator-curator Michelle Grabner, transcribed the following conversation they had about Airport (2015), one of the terrific small-scale paintings that is included in Killam�s solo at Geary Contemporary. The exhibition, on view through March 17, includes both paintings and sculptures, each focused on the specific materiality of the chosen medium. The paintings revel in color, […]

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In transition: Regina Bogat in the 1990s

After exploring hard-edge abstraction and unconventional materials for decades, Regina Bogat began incorporating a more gestural approach into her work. These paintings, made in the 1990s, are on view at Z�rcher Gallery, NY, through March 2. Her daughter Anna Bogat Jensen wrote the following essay for Bogat’s exhibition catalogue. Contributed by Anna Bogat Jensen / In the 1990s, […]

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A three-hour tour: Selected Bushwick galleries

As some readers may remember, I went to the University of Connecticut for my MFA degree, and until last year, I taught an MFA seminar up in Storrs. These days my schedule doesn’t allow taking those beautiful foliage tours up to Storrs each week, so I invited the first- and second-year students […]

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Gallery crawl in Hudson

Contributed by Suzanne Joelson / In Hudson, New York, among the soap shopsand home furnishings boutiquesare a few galleries where painting thrives, notably John Davis, Jeff Bailey, September, and Galerie Gris. The oldest of the group,John Davis,has shown esteemedpainters such asAmenoff, Bradford, and Brickhouse and is first on my list. […]

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Images: Becky Brown, Annette Cords, and accidental poetry

According to the press release for �Cognition-Stroll,� a collaborative exhibition on view at Project:ARTspace that features Annette Cords and Becky Brown, the hyphenated term is a literal English translation of the German compound word Erkenntnisspaziergang, which means “a practice of going out to gain deeper insight while walking.” Brown and Cords roam the streets of New York City, accumulating […]

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Alex O�Neal: Hiding Places in a Dream

Contributed by Katarina Wong / Alex O�Neal is an artist based in Cooperstown, New York, whose recent show �Hiding Places in a Dream� at Linda Warren Projects in Chicago was a visual knock-out – a dizzying array of hyper-saturated canvases balanced with intimate, small-scale drawings. Throughout the exhibition, O�Neal continues […]

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Sculptural objects around town

Contributed by Sharon Butler / The return of the sculptural object that was highlighted so beautifully in “Greater New York” at MoMA PS1 continues this month in many of the galleries. Some pieces are freestanding, others wall-mounted, and most refer to the sculptural tradition (rather than painting) for meaning. Even […]

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Last chance: Summer shows in Hudson and Beacon

  Continuing my roadtrip north of the city, I headed west from the Berkshires to Hudson and Beacon, two more towns that have absorbed many exhausted Brooklyn artists who have decided to join art communities elsewhere. In Hudson, John Davis has notably expressive solo painting shows by Matt Blackwell, Judith […]