Tag Archives: Melissa Stern

Drawing the Face of the War Machine

October 17, 2014 in Hyperallergic  Xanti Schawinsky, “The Aviator (Faces of War)” (1942), mixed media, watercolor and black pen on paper, 28 7/8 x 21 inches (73.4 X 53.4 cm) (all works courtesy of and copyright the Xanti Schawinsky Estate, … Continue reading

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Disco-era Bushwick

May 30, 2014 Published in Hyperallergic Meryl Meisler, “The Village People Stepping Out” (The Grand Ballroom, Manhattan, June 1978), and detail of “Three Amigos” (Bushwick, Brooklyn, 1983) (all images courtesy the artist) In the late 1970s and early 80s, Meryl … Continue reading

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Dina Park…..

The first day in Israel was a total blur. Arrival, customs, bags, pick up at airport, go to see new apt, go to the art center, my wonderful friends mark and Yael showed up to whisk me away to lunch … 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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Joy in Darkness

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

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Media Men- Munch and Warhol together at Scandinavia House

Published in CityArts Aug 6, 2013 At first glance the pairing of Andy Warhol and Edvard Munch seems an unlikely coupling. However, as expertly explained by the curators at Scandinavia House, these two artists shared a startling number of common … 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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M at MOMA

A recent visit to The Museum of Modern Art.

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