Posts from May, 2016

May 2016: Lee Ann Norman, Barry Schwabsky and Joan Waltemath with moderator David Cohen


Discussing shows of Shezad Dawood, Rashaad Newsome, Kameelah Janan Rasheed and Jessica Weiss


Frieze Week Pick of the Day: Julia Westerbeke at Salon Zürcher


Her pinprick drawings are featured at the booth of Salon Zürcher.


Thank You For What Is Underneath, Nathlie Provosty


Her extended exhibition closes May 15 at Nathalie Karg on the Lower East Side


Sara Greenberger Rafferty’s Dresses and Books at Rachel Uffner


The artist explores the interrelation of intellectual, aesthetic, and corporeal adornment.


Speculative Modernism: Robert Irwin at the Hirshhorn


Can Modernism’s history be seen through the lens of Irwin’s work?


“Inventive Disorientation”: Katy and Matthew Fischer at Louis B. James


The artists use ceramics and painting to alter viewers’ perceptions of space and objects.


Library of Babel: Ward Shelley’s Complex Taxonomies at Pierogi


The artist’s drawings, paintings, and collaborative installation use Borgesian parodies of organization.


Network as Artist: The Web as Creator of Aesthetic Experience


Co-workers: le raseau comme artiste, an inclusive exhibition in Paris


FRIEZE WEEK PICK OF THE DAY: Marianne Vitale at Contemporary Fine Art, Berlin at Frieze


A “common crossing” is a ubiquitous railroad switch. Laid down horizontally, inserted in the railroad tracks, these ‘frogs’ guide trains crossing from one line to the next. Just as Duchamp transfigured an ordinary men’s urinal into an artwork, by rotating Fountain ninety degree out of the everyday world, so by revolving her ‘frogs’ into a vertical…


Black Genius: Roy DeCarava at Anders Wahlstedt


The photographer’s documentary images of Harlem reveal lives and history there.