Nick Rogers: Alessandro, Why Clio?
Alessando Berni: Clio is the muse of history. When Clio sings your name while playing her harp, this means that your name has been admitted to the mental olympus of human history. I’ve always been fascinated by this mythologic and inspiring figure.
When I conceptualized this idea, I was alone. […]
Mihyun Kang has been in New York City for a couple years now and in her ‘My Midori’ series she photographed 50 women who, like her, had moved to New York from an Asian country. The women, however, are all depicted kneeling in public places in the city.
In Kang’s homeland of Korea there […]
For her current show at Yossi Milo, Alison Rossiter sought out and found unused photographic paper from every decade from 1890 through 1960, and subjected the paper to liquid developer either by pouring the developer directly onto the paper or by dipping the sheets. Through the chance operations afforded by this method, she comes […]
Back in March 2013, I had my first inoculation into the world of Bradley Hart with his paint injected bubble wrap and the reversed side images it produced. Now with his latest show in Chelsea that opened on February 26th entitled Descendants, we can certainly see that the genesis of his art has given birth to a new strain […]
No one should throw rocks at glass houses but if one decides to do so and nobody is there – do you hear it shatter? Well, it is a given that glass is fragile and it requires specialized skill to create art with this material. Two artists showed their deft craftsmanship and delicate handling of […]
It should be telling enough when an artist collective Claire Fontaine named after a popular French brand of notebooks had a Chelsea exhibition that opened last February 26th with the title Stop Seeking Approval that showcase thinking art or out of the box work. The “anti-climb” monochromatic paint panels with paint that never dries, readymade art pieces and other thought-provoking artworks […]
The origin of the current show at Mayson Pop-Up Space, at 98 Orchard Street (the basement space at Castle Fitzjohns), derives from the recent murderous attack against the staff of Charlie Hebdo in Paris. As Ronni Anderson of Mayson explained to me, the show was meant to address various questions like: “Who are our […]
Imagine listening to the first phone conversation Maayan Strauss might have had with the Kohler Company to ask for the donation of sinks for her installation at the Andrea Meislin Gallery. I’m guessing it went something like this: “Why do I need sinks? OK, well, there was this guy named Duchamp…he took a urinal…yes […]
USSEA Regional Conference is Now Accepting Proposals until March 31st.
Tucked behind the Mariner’s Museum in Newport News, the Peninsula Fine Arts Center is currently housing works ranging from ancient Mali to contemporary black art. Entitled “Looking Both Ways” the exhibit creates a lineage, sometimes cyclical, through black art spanning centuries in hopes of inspiring conversation about the current and past stages of black America.
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