MAY 2015 | ArtSeen
There are some painters who are born great (Picasso), some who attained greatness due to circumstances of their time (David), and some whose work grows in importance posthumously (Kahlo); Jean-Michel Basquiat is a rare case of a painter who managed to fall into all three of these categories.
FEB 2012 | ArtSeen
Dark Christmas, at Leo Koenig, gives us an alternative view of the holidaysomething like The Grinch Who Stole Christmas meets Caligula.
OCT 2015 | ArtSeen
A screenwriter bursts into his agent’s office. “I have a great idea for a new picture,” he enthuses. “We do a remake of The Wiz. Only with white people!” Clichéd Hollywood joke, sure, yet pretty much on point with regard to current trends in music and art. The mash-up, dub, remix, redux, or whatever you want to call it, has replaced the “appropriation” strategies of the ’80s.