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Grayson Perry’s Subversive and Psychosexual World

in Hyperallergic on April 28, 2016 Grayson Perry, “Sex and Drugs and Earthenware” (1995) (detail), glazed ceramic, 54 x 24.5 cm (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic) SYDNEY — The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Australia has mounted the … Continue reading

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At Martín Ramírez Opening, A Defense of Immigrant’s Rights and Outsider Art

March 27, 2015 in Hyperallergic  Martín Ramírez,”Untitled (Tunnel with Cars and Buses)” (1954), reproduced as one of five new ‘Forever’ Stamps by the United States Postal Service (© 2015 USPS) (click to enlarge) Blue-chip outsider artist Martín Ramírez was memorialized … Continue reading

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Reading a Drawing Without Labels

published Nov. 12,2014  in Hyperallergic Dan Miller “Untitled (blue ‘ON’ and yellow with graphite)” (2011), acrylic and graphite on paper (all images courtesy Ricco Maresca Gallery) Dan Miller has created some of the most glorious work that I’ve seen in … Continue reading

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Hitting History Hard

by MELISSA  Feb 18, 2014 • Frohawk Two Feathers brings revolution to art and politics Frohawk Two Feathers is re-writing American history.  In his current exhibition at Morgan Lehman Gallery, “Heartbreaking and Shit, But That’s the Globe. The Battle of … Continue reading

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Working Class Art Hero

Spiegelman’s comix and more in Jewish Museum exhibition Much has been written about Maus, Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel that recounts the harrowing tale of Spiegelman’s parents’ experience and survival in Auschwitz. Much has been written about Spiegelman, the … Continue reading

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The Haunting and Lovely World of Benjamin Jones

Posted on July 15, 2012 BENJAMIN JONES IS an artist who lives and works within a Universe of his own making. His work functions within the perfectly rational rules that he has created. Jones makes exquisite drawings that are both … Continue reading

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Further Thoughts on the Art of Melissa Stern

Paul J. Karlstrom                               19 January 2013         On a recent trip to New York my wife and I managed to see several exhibitions during what was primarily a family Christmas week in Brooklyn. Although we were staying … Continue reading

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Wagging the Dog

Oct 3, 2012 • WEGMAN THROWS SINCERITY A BONE Irony is one the most overused conceits in contemporary art. So much so that the term “ironic hipster” has become part of our current lexicon. I’m tired of ironic hipster art, … Continue reading

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It All Adds Up…..

This group of drawings, called NEW MATH, is visual therapy for my angst-ridden relationship with numbers. Remember how bewildering it was when they introduced “New Math” in school? I never got over wondering what happened to “Old Math.” Was it … Continue reading

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