MAY 2015 | ArtSeen
There are countless under-recognizedbut nonetheless exceptionalartists working quietly away in our midst here in New York: Nancy Haynes is choice among them.
MAR 2014 | ArtSeen
Despite the portrayal of such extreme emotion, the works are not in the least literal or heavy-handed. Rather, they seem to have been constructed this way, like much of Neshats work, to translate a cultural experience we in the West naturally misunderstand.
JUNE 2014 | ArtSeen
In Raft of the Medusa, all three floors of Skarstedts townhouse-turned-gallery exhibit Martin Kippenbergers fervent study of Theodore Gericaults infamous 1819 painting, occasioned through a series of photographs, sketches, lithographs, paintings, and even a rug.
SEPT 2014 | Art
Etel Adnan and Simone Fattal met in Beirut in the 1970s. They have since lived between Paris, Beirut, and northern California, working in different mediaAdnan is a poet and painter while Fattal is a sculptor and the founder and publisher of the Post-Apollo Pressto explore and reconfigure notions of history, politics, freedom, and feminism.
DEC 15-JAN 16 | ArtSeen
Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting chronicles the career of Italian doctor, prisoner of war, and artist Alberto Burri.
APR 2014 | ArtSeen
For Marian, a group show at FiveMyles* in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, is a posthumous homage to the Sculpture Centers late director, Marion Griffiths.
JUL-AUG 2014 | ArtSeen
On view at Paul Kasmin this past June was the under-represented Belarusian master Chaim Soutine. Life in Death: Still Lifes and Select Masterworks of Chaim Soutine featured 16 paintings of dead animals, landscapes, and a few portraits, giving a limited but nuanced look into the painters oeuvre.