• Picture This: Me and Barry McGee

    h me and Barry McGee at Cheim & Read
    Oh me and Barry McGee at Cheim & Read
    Strong Work for a Strong Opening for Barry McGee
    Strong Work for a Strong Opening for Barry McGee
    (L-R) Artist and publisher Noah Becker with Artist Spencer Tunick
    (L-R) Artist and publisher Noah Becker with Artist Spencer Tunick

    Yes, I used a Janis Joplin song reference (for the young ones who don’t know who Janis Joplin is, well this betrays my old geezer bank of facts) and if so inclined beat me with a tie-dyed shirt and feather boa! AF came out to see the works of Bay area artist Barry McGee at Cheim & Read last September 12th.  The anti-establishment spirit rocked the entire show with his signature graffiti-like characters, geometrics, and wry commentary on urban culture. The best surprise was at the rear room of the gallery where a massive entire wall installation of works from McGee came at you like a tidal wave. It is a tsunami of ART that you won’t run away from! It is most definitely worth riding the wave to see this one, Dude!

     

    Barry McGee / On View: September 12 – October 26, 2013

    Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday (10 am to 6 pm)

    Cheim & Read. 547 West 25th Street. NYC, NY 10001

    Seriously we are studying the art here
    Seriously we are studying the art here
    Instagram what you can of Barry McGee at Cheim & Read
    Instagram what you can of Barry McGee at Cheim & Read
    Barry McGee Opening at Cheim & Read
    Barry McGee Opening at Cheim & Read
    Up Close with the work of Barry McGee
    Up Close with the work of Barry McGee
    The work of Barry McGee
    The work of Barry McGee
    Artist Scooter LaForge
    Artist Scooter LaForge
    The packed doors at Cheim & Read on a Thursday Art Night
    The packed doors at Cheim & Read on a Thursday Art Night
    Oscar Laluyan

    Oscar Laluyan

    Oscar A. Laluyan is a critic, curator and an art writer for several online publications, . He has worked in a museum and at an art gallery founded by a former architect of Richard Meier's firm. His passion for contemporary art is reflected and directed to seeing the future.

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