More Articles by Joe Fyfe
The Smell of Gunpowder: A visit with Roman Signer
Signer is a subject of this Friday’s Review Panel and a show at the Swiss Institute
Helmut Federle: Scratching Away at the Surface at Peter Blum Soho
Federle’s attempt to create an atmosphere of spiritual mimesis is fairly unique in current abstract painting.
The Roofer’s Son: Watteau at the Met
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
‘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. … Continued
Linda Daniels at A.M. Richards
Linda Daniels at A.M. Richard Fine Art
Pierrette Bloch at Haim Chanin
The exhibition is a small testament to the efficacies of the late modernist project.
Louise Fishman at Cheim & Read
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?