A piercing bell breaks the silence in the gallery. It sounds like a fire alarm or a high-pitched human scream, startling, warning, terrifying, a harbinger of destruction.
What does it say about an artist when he is universally acknowledged as being under-recognized?
Lets see, whats been memorable over the last few months? Reagan died, and then television news and tabloid papers worshipped him relentlessly for a couple days.
Roebling Halls new Chelsea space is not quite as finished as Bjørn Melhuss symphonic installation Prime Time (2001). The video installation composed of thirty-two televisions and a large wall projection should make Melhus a truly international art star.
The initial effect of Halsey Rodmans show at Triple Candie is an agreeable kind of confusion. Theres a lot of different stuff involved, from big sprawling assemblages to videos to figurative sculpture.
The concept of white has many meanings: purity, virginity, and innocence. It refers to issues of race, of right and wrong, of life and death.
Opening the fall season with three concurrent solo exhibitions, Brooklyn-based sculptor Mark Esper presents his vision of art governed by the supersensible forces of the electromagnetic spectrum.
Unreal, give back to us what you once gave: The imagination that spurned and crave —Wallace Stevens
Unless youve been avoiding television for the past twenty years, youve probably seen more fake weddings than real ones. Theyre everywhere, virtually, and virtually everywhere.
In the small back room of Leadbased, the artist-in-residence stands against the wall, paintbrush poised in its prosthetic hand, admiring four of its latest abstract landscape paintings.
In one of the great photographic legends of our century, William Egglestons career began in 1967 on the doorstep of New Yorks Museum of Modern Art.