Tuesday, October 5th, 2010
Carl Plansky, Self Portrait, 2005. Oil on panel, 18 x 14 inches. Courtesy of Sam & Adele Golden Gallery, New Berlin, NY where the work was on exhibition, September 25 to November 20, 2010 as part of the exhibition, Carl Plansky & Friends
Golden Artists Colors acquires Williamsburg Paint and marks occasion with show of Carl Plansky and friends ...
Tuesday, October 5th, 2010
David Salle, King Kong, 1983. Acrylic, light bulb, oil/canvas, wood, 123 x 96 x 26 inches. The Brant Foundation, Greenwich, Connecticut, Courtesy of Mary Boone Gallery, New York © David Salle, Licensed by VAGA
Upcoming lectures and panels in New York ...
Saturday, September 11th, 2010
Alexi Worth, The Formalists, 2008. Oil on screen, 54 x 36 inches. DC Moore Gallery
Artists and scholars let rip at SVA, the Studio School, the National Academy, et al, with new season of lectures and panels around town. ...

Nathaniel Hein and Jennifer Gonzales, Post Consumer Suffocation: Greenhouse, 2009. PVC, soil, seedlings, hardware, 9 x 6 x 9 feet. Images courtesy the artist.
Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Outdoor Sculptures Enliven Governors Island

Nature Rules, the 28th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, is at Governors Island through October 10.

On top of TKTS staircase, near 47th Street, looking South. Courtesy DOT
Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Molly Dilworth to refresh Times Square with cool blue surface treatments

Molly Dilworth will cover seven blocks of Broadway with swathes of swirling blue.

Robert Rauschenberg, Canyon, 1959 oil, housepaint, pencil, paper, fabric, metal, buttons, nails, cardboard, printed paper, photographs, wood, paint tubes, mirror string, pillow & bald eagle on canvas National Gallery of Art (Washington, D. C.) Art (C) Rauschenberg Estate/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Gagosian to represent the estate of Robert Rauschenberg

After fifteen years at Pace, the late Robert Rauschenberg is to be represented by Gagosian Gallery.

Molly Dilworth, Paintings for Satellites, 388 Atlantic Avenue/The Commons
Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Seventh Annual Atlantic Avenue ArtWalk June 5 and 6

The 2010 Atlantic Avenue ArtWalk is the largest and most ambitious event in this annual series to date.

Robert Rose, Erv’s Afternoon, digital rendering for Re:Contemplate the Void. Courtesy of the artist.
Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Guggenheim holds online competition to Re:Contemplate the Void

The Guggenheim invites artists to reimagine the interior of the Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic building.

Dale Klein, Untitled 2 2010, Oil on canvas, 72 x 57 inches
Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Spring Season of MFA Exhibitions

Spring is in the air, and in New York that means MFA exhibitions. Institutions like Columbia University, the New York Studio School, SVA (School of the Visual Arts,) The New York Academy, Queens College, Brooklyn College, Rutgers, The New School, SUNY Purchase, Pratt, and NYU all present shows of eager new talents.  Hunter College is … Continued

Reeve Schley, Summer Reading, 2009 Oil on canvas 46 x 60 inches. Courtesy of James Graham & Sons, New York
Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Gallery nights: Concurrent Openings of Adjacent Galleries

Last October, 64 Galleries around the 57th Street Art District stayed open late on the same night, offering a staggering array of painting, sculpture, video, photography and elbow rubbing and hobnobbing. In May, seven Madison Avenue Galleries are having a private, invitation-only viewing night of their exhibitions titled “Masterworks of Six Centuries.” It seems curious … Continued

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Pace Splits with Wildenstein

After 17 years, the gallery we have known as PaceWildenstein will be no more.  In April 2010, Pace and Wildenstein announced that the partnership has been amicably dissolved. The Pace Gallery, regaining its independence, is also celebrating its 50th year. The two companies jointly stated that they would continue to pursue business opportunities together. Pace … Continued

Phillis Ideal, Zowie, 2008, 48” x 48”, mixed media on canvas, Photo Credit: Phillis Ideal
Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

The Painting Center Moves to Chelsea

After 16 years in SoHo, the Painting Center opens its doors in Chelsea at a new location at 547 West 27th Street on the 5th Floor.  Their inaugural show opens on April 13 with a group invitational show titled Continuing Color Abstraction, curated by Rella Stuart-Hunt the main gallery and Phillis Ideal: Recent Paintings in … Continued

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

American Academy of Arts and Letters Announces New Members and Award Recipients

Each year, the American Academy of Arts and Letters honors of 50 composers, artists, architects and writers with cash awards ranging from $5000 to $75,000.  This year’s winners are to be announced in a private ceremony that takes place on May 16, 2010.  In addition, four Honorary Members will be inducted into the Academy: the … Continued