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Caroline Wells Chandler: Pied Piper of weirdness

Contributed by Jennifer Coates / I met Caroline Wells Chandler when he was an MFA student at Yale, and we immediately connected in a lunatic mind-meld way. Together, our imaginations sparked, and last year we collaborated on �Electric Mayhem,� a two-person exhibition at Crush Curatorial inspired by the band on The Muppet Show. For […]

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An ocean of rivers: Esteban Cabeza de Baca

Contributed by Sangram Majumdar / Since I first visited Esteban Cabeza de Baca‘s studio when he was enrolled in Columbia�s MFA Program, his work has evolved, but his restlessness and unwillingness to fit into a visual niche has remained unchanged. In his first New York solo exhibition, “Worlds Without Borders” on view at Boers-Li Gallery through June 15, […]

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Images: Beth Dary�s studio

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Brooklyn artist Beth Dary thinks about the individual bubbles in which we all live. She was settled in a new house in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit, and her home, which she had been thinking of turning into a residency program, experienced major flooding and mold damage. She and […]

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Studio visit: Lisa McCleary

Contributed by Sharon Butler / While I was a Visiting Artist at the Vermont Studio Center earlier this month, I met Lisa McCleary, an Australian-Irish artist who completed the MFA Program at Parsons in 2018. She was working on a series of intriguing paintings for �Edging,� a solo show that opens on […]

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Sarah Slappey: Lurking in the underbrush

Contributed by Julia Mont� / After “Night Feeding”, Sarah Slappey�s first solo exhibition in NYC at Crush Curatorial, I caught up with her to discuss her new work, a borrowed baby, and the shadows lurking in the lush, sometimes haunting, environments of her recent paintings. Tangles of arms, legs, and dripping breasts seem to nurture their surroundings, with […]

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Robert Yoder on slowing down the process

Contributed by Sharon Butler / I met Robert Yoder at a fair in Miami a few years back, and, since we have a similar aesthetic, he invited me to show some work at SEASON, the gallery he runs out of his beautiful mid-century modern home in Seattle. This month Yoder has a solo at frosch & […]

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Vincent Desiderio: Painting as a theoretical vanguard

Contributed by Barbara Kerstetter /�Vincent Desiderio is a powerful, unique voice in the contemporary art world. His�paintings have commanded an international following for more than two decades. Born in Philadelphia in 1955, Desiderio�graduated from Haverford College, where he studied painting and art history. Today he�is�a senior critic at the New […]

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Matt Bollinger’s fictional universe

Contributed by Sangram Majumdar / Matt Bollinger�s show, �Three Rooms,� on view at Z�rcher Gallery through March 2, comprises paintings, maquettes of interiors, and a hand-painted stop-motion animation that runs nearly twenty minutes. He works up the Hudson Valley and has a full-time teaching position in the painting program at SUNY Purchase, so […]

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Interview with Jane Swavely: Toxic glow

  Contributed by Sharon Butler / When Jane Swavely isn�t working in the old-school LES loft where she raised two sons, she is at a cabin in the Catskills or sailing around the northeast on a beautiful, sturdy sailboat that her husband built. The last time we met was on Cuttyhunk Island off the coast of Massachusetts, where she […]