Tag: The Brooklyn Rail

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The artworld on Facebook: A primer

What�s so good about Facebook? Most art bloggers will tell you it�s a good way to connect with the people who read their blogs. They were at the forefront of innovative social networking in the artosphere, and began setting up their Facebook profile pages back in early 2007, shortly after […]

Artist's Notebook

Katherine Bradford at Edward Thorp

I live in a seaside tourist town (this weekend is the “Cabin Fever Festival”) so I’m surrounded by impressionistic paintings of boats, water, beach, drawbridge and so forth. In the group show of gallery artists on view at Edward Thorp, Katherine Bradford’s paintings prove that ships and the sea are […]

Interview Solo Shows

Ryman rejects his tidy inheritance

Cordy Ryman�s new abstract paintings, sculptures and installations at DCKT continue his playful exploration of paint, color, two-by-fours and wooden constructions. According to the gallery�s press release, Ryman is �manipulating and reconstituting an inherited visual language, and defining himself in relation to it.� Well, I doubt Cordy thinks that much […]

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Talking with Terry Winters

On the occasion of Terry Winters�s show at Matthew Marks, Phong Bui, publisher of The Brooklyn Rail, and consulting editors David Levi Strauss and Peter Lamborn Wilson (who are both writing essays on Winters�s work for a forthcoming book from the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin) met with […]

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Eyal Danieli: Helicopters, bombers and camouflage

Israeli-born, New York-based Eyal Danieli paints metaphors for aggression that explore the contradictory emotions of being both victim and victimizer. His show at Elizabeth Harris came down on the 8th, but I wanted to mention it nonetheless. In The Brooklyn Rail Tom Micchelli reports that the paintings’ “irresistible graphic sensuality […]

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Heading to Oneonta

I’m taking a road trip upstate to Oneonta this week to help the Art Department at SUNY do an academic program review. University of Connecticut’s printmaking professor Laurie Sloan will be joining me, and we’re both looking forward to seeing old friend Rhea Nowak and meeting the rest of the […]