Contributed by Adam Simon / Lately I find myself wondering what impact the ubiquity of cellphone cameras is having on the practice of fine-art photography. As frustrating as it might be for the serious photographer to see everyone and their cousin constantly taking and posting pictures, one salient effect could be a rising inclination to explore the limits of what defines a photograph. There has been a resurgence of interest in photograms and camera obscura for some time now, and Joy Episalla’s current show of works labelled ‘foldtograms’ on view at Tibor de Nagy are even further removed from the idea of capturing an image.
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Contributed by Sharon Butler / Last month, seeing Richard Baker�s paintings from the 80s and 90s at Tibor de Nagy took me back to my early days in New York. I had arrived in Soho in 1987 after finishing a two-year stint studying painting at MassArt in Boston, where I made modest […]
This month well respected art critics Mario Naves and John Ashbery both present their collages in New York. In the NY Sun, David Cohen covers both shows. “Is there something intrinsic to the appeal of collage to writers � to moving bits of paper around in startling, revelatory juxtapositions? The […]
In celebration of The Nancy Book, published by the Siglio Press, Tibor de Nagy has organized a show of Joe Brainard’s drawings of the Nancy cartoon character. Along with Brainard’s poems and drawings, the book includes essays by poets Ron Padgett, who is also from Oklahoma and one of Brainard�s […]
“Biala: I belong where my easel is…” Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY. Through Jan. 5. Janice Biala (1903�2000), Jack Tworkov‘s kid sister, lived and painted among the art and literary intelligentsia in New York and Paris for over sixty years. In the NY Sun, John Goodrich suggests that […]