The Brooklyn Rail visited Fred Tomasellis studio in the heart of Williamsburg on a cold November afternoon. Up one flight of stairs off Driggs Avenue, the studio is modest and efficient, like a serious medieval workshop. Three new paintings lined one wall.
Marina Abramović may be best known for her historically pivotal performances of the 1970s. In 1974, for example, she created the now famous "Rhythm O," where she stood in a gallery space for six hours, leaving instructions to those who entered to use one of 72 objects placed on the table on her person in any way they wished.
The art of drawing has been crucial to modernism from its inception through its complicated demise, and for several reasons.
Probably one of the very last remaining Surrealist artists, Roberto Sebastian Antonio Matta Echaurren, otherwise known as Matta, died on Saturday at his home in Tarquinia, Italy, on November 23rd, a day after an opening of his new works in Rome.
On the first Wednesday of the month if you venture to the Galapagos Art Space you may be greeted by a man in a seagull outfit or witness bizarre contests of esoteric skill.