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No W here: Alice Hope, Bastienne Schmidt, Toni RossBy Amanda Gluibizzi
JUL-AUG 2021 | ArtSeen
As they were planning their joint exhibition at Ricco/Maresca, Alice Hope, Bastienne Schmidt, and Toni Ross agreed to choose an evocative object from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art that would serve as an organizing principle for each artists portion of the show. To their surprise, all of them chose the same piece.
Angela China: Girl on the GrassBy Jessica Holmes
MAY 2023 | ArtSeen
As frosty air and bleak clouds give way to warmth and color the sense of renewal inherent to blooming tulips and budding leaves becomes palpable. And so it is witnessing the debut exhibition of a young artist full of promisehope also blossoms. Girl on the Grass, a solo show of ten paintings by New York-based artist Angela China arouses a similar, buoyant expectation.
Hope after TragedyBy Noa Weiss
DEC 22–JAN 23 | Dance
Vanessa Anspaughs mourning after mornings offers a sprawl of unruly movement and intergenerational tenderness at New York Live Arts.
Photography ThenBy Clyde Nichols
APRIL 2023 | ArtSeen
The exhibitions title is a satirical jab at similar museum-based surveys that attempt to capture contemporary photographic vectors but are constrained by unwieldy bureaucracy. The curators hope is that a more intimate approach will yield a more nuanced set of relationships. By most measures, theyve succeeded.