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Tag Archives: Art
George Adams Gallery has mounted an exhibition of the work of George Ohr and Ron Nagle. Each had been known, in their time, for making work deemed groundbreaking and “outrageous.” George Ohr worked in the early 20th century, and … Continue reading
by Melissa Stern on Nov 27, 2013 • L’Objet Trouve in Chelsea 2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the debut of Marcel Duchamp’s art-world shaking piece Bicycle Wheel. By mounting a bicycle wheel on an old wooden stool and declaring … Continue reading
Nov 14, 2013 Lester Johnson The dark brooding men that are hanging on the walls at Steve Harvey Fine Art Projects these days are a powerful presence in a tiny gallery. The exhibition ”Lester Johnson: Dark Paintings” consists of six paintings and … Continue reading
Jun 25, 2013 [UN]SEEN finds art in Hell’s Kitchen As the steamroller of development moves, seemingly unstoppable, through Manhattan, we see the loss of many things that lured us to the city in the first place. Amongst the first to … Continue reading
Dec 5, 2012 • Rosemarie Trockel’s World on View The much-anticipated exhibition Rosemarie Trockel: A Cosmos now at the New Museum, is a complicated show to get one’s arms around and a hard one to love. The show spans three … Continue reading