Joe Fyfe

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a volcanic exhibition catalog: photograph by Joe Fyfe of a work by Roman Signer on view in his home, St Gallen, Switzerland, 2007

The Smell of Gunpowder: A visit with Roman Signer

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Signer is a subject of this Friday’s Review Panel and a show at the Swiss Institute

Helmut Federle, 4.4 Resurrection II 2009. Acrylic on canvas, 23-5/8 x 19-5/8 inches. Courtesy of Peter Blum Gallery.

Helmut Federle: Scratching Away at the Surface at Peter Blum Soho

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

Federle’s attempt to create an atmosphere of spiritual mimesis is fairly unique in current abstract painting.

Mezzetin (Mezetin) 1717-19 . Oil on canvas; 21-3/4 x 17 inches. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Munsey Fund, 1934 (34.138)

The Roofer’s Son: Watteau at the Met

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

I don’t know how one can love Watteau without somehow making him one’s contemporary.


The Painter Sam Francis, a film by Jeffrey Perkins

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

‘The Painter Sam Francis’ 85 minutes Shot on 16mm, Super 8, Hi-8, DV ©2008 Body and Soul Productions Showing at Anthology Film Archives, New York, through September 17 The film biography “The Painter Sam Francis” might be better called “What Happened to Sam Francis?” It reinforces all the standard cliché’s of the outsized artist’s life….

Linda Daniels, Small Square Blue, 2009. Oil on linen, 16 x 16 inches, Courtesy A.M. Richard Fine Art

Linda Daniels at A.M. Richards

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Linda Daniels at A.M. Richard Fine Art


Pierrette Bloch at Haim Chanin

Monday, May 11th, 2009

The exhibition is a small testament to the efficacies of the late modernist project.


Louise Fishman at Cheim & Read

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

Fishman had been asking very specific things of her chosen medium: how does one make it relevant to oneself and one’s history? How does one possess it? How do you filter your experiences through it?