“Along the Bay” at Blue Mountain Gallery

Blue Mountain Gallery is currently presenting a series of oil paintings, Along the Bay, by Barbara Segal.

Segal is a native New Yorker who is constantly inspired by the beautiful scenery of the Springs on the eastern end of Long Island, where she has a seasonal home. She effectively captures the peace and tranquility of this […]

By |October 11th, 2014|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|1 Comment

Twisted Figures by Ian Hughes at 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel

A Dada-inspired artist, Johannes Baader, once ran into a church in Germany and yelled: “Jesus is a sausage!”  I am still trying to absorb this koan-like adage, but perhaps the work of Ian Hughes sheds light on what exactly a ‘Jesus sausage’ might look like.  Indeed, we may all be Jesus sausages (or have the […]

By |October 11th, 2014|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|1 Comment

Do Ho Suh: Drawings at Lehmann Maupin Gallery

One night in May 1980, in Gwang-ju, Korea, the city was occupied by the army and martial law was declared. Every possible means of exiting the city was blocked. It was the beginning of a massacre. Hundreds of demonstrators longing for democracy were killed and thousands of innocent citizens were wounded. It was, however, reported […]

By |October 10th, 2014|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

Will online auction business continue growing? You bet!

Interview with Ben Hartley, the new US International Managing Director of Auctionata.com.
By |October 10th, 2014|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|3 Comments

It’s Under the Thingy

Ezra Johnson has unveiled his latest collection of paintings, sculptures, animation, and other installations for his debut exhibition titled It’s Under the Thingy at Freight & Volume gallery in Chelsea.

The works in this show bring out Johnson’s dynamic and innovative approach that he delivers to his intriguing creations. He uses a wide variety of materials […]

By |October 10th, 2014|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

Jacob Hashimoto: Skyfarm Fortress at Mary Boone Gallery

Did you ever read The Unbearable Lightness of Being? Kundera suggests that being over-burdened with cares and anxieties is not the worst lot in life. Indeed, not being burdened at all is pure hell, and the paradox is that we all seem to strive for this hell of perfect and unalloyed burdenlessness. I was reminded […]

By |October 8th, 2014|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|1 Comment

Mike Cloud’s Bad Faith and Universal Technique at Thomas Erben Gallery

Mike Cloud’s new works now on view at Thomas Erben Gallery are more like conventional paintings than anything he produced in several years. The Brooklyn-based artist has been known for his hybrid artworks made of diverse materials: fabric and clothes sewn into quilts, cut-up photography books, Color-Aid paper, plastic, and in some cases, potato chip […]

By |October 7th, 2014|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

COJO Is Subject to Interpretation

Each one is a connoisseur to certain subjects that they know best. Individual preference, interest and choice of subject where you have a definite opinion can be attributed to both nature and nurture. Nature mainly because of the geographic and factual circumstance you are born into but nurture steps in when you have the cognitive choice […]

By |October 6th, 2014|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|2 Comments

Fired Ice: New Sculptures by Kathy Ruttenberg at Stux Gallery

Kathy Ruttenberg’s latest show of ceramic figures at Stux Gallery is largely inspired by recent trips the artist took to the North and South Poles. As in her previous work, we see that the individual human being is no longer sacred.  Tree branches sprout from people’s heads and the human head, itself, seat of our […]

By |October 6th, 2014|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|0 Comments

Contemporary Archeology

A prototype for the modern high-rise, the nick-named “Glass Houses”, ushered in a new era of modern architecture which arguably still exists today. Not only the eye of Neil Harris has focused on the Monika Sosnowska piece entitled “Tower”, now on display at Hauser & Wirth, that was directly inspired by Mies Van Der Rohe’s […]

By |October 5th, 2014|New York, Reviews and Photo Stories|1 Comment

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