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Your Monthly Horoscope! by Crystal �Kitty� Shimski

Transcribed by guest contributor Jennifer Coates / Kitty divides her time between New York City and Montauk. She is a freelance Intuitive Technique Specialist and part-time Trance Inducer. She was recently certified in Trauma Re-alignment and holds a dual Associates Degree in Breath Dancing for Painters and Creative Shock Control […]

Gallery shows

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 […]


Art Appreciation quiz

In honor of the College Art Association’s Annual Conference that takes place in Los Angeles this week, I’ve prepared a quiz not unlike the identification portions of the exams we used to take in art history class–but so much more fun when the artists are alive. The following paintings  caught […]


Craig Taylor: Reviving pentimenti

 Craig Taylor, “Amplifier Artifact,” 2010, oil on canvas, 72 x 54″ Less precious and more physical than previous work, Craig Taylor’s new paintings, both funny and ardent, look great at Sue Scott. The best pieces recall the lush, drippy, heavily-worked abstraction of the 1980s and early 1990s while incorporating the […]


Painting of the Week: Lucky (Mr. Torso)

Andrea Champlin, “Lucky (Mr. Torso), 2010, oil and acrylic on canvas, 18-1/2 x 18” This week, wandering around Chelsea, I was struck by Andrea Champlin‘s gutsy little painting in “Vivid,” an exhibition at Schroeder Romero & Shredder that celebrates a “post-everything” sensibility, embracing painting for painting’s sake. Let’s hope to […]


Wendy White: One more day

Tomorrow is the last day to see Wendy White’s show at Leo Koenig, Inc.–my apologies for not posting it sooner. White’s loud abstract language alludes to the bombardment of the everyday. Urban sprawl, space junk, graffiti, buried hazardous material, and the accumulation of refuse, punctuated by heavy black areas that […]


Joy Garnett stops the passing glance

This is the last week to see Joy Garnett’s show at Winkleman. In Time Out New York, Jennifer Coates reports that the four large paintings in the exhibition look like they could be representing imaginary places, but they are in fact based on news photos from the Internet. “By charging […]