• Mike Kelley at Hangar Bicocca, Milan

      Tuesday, 2 July 2013 09:00

      I was always drawn to Mike Kelley’s work. Every time I saw something of his, I always thought that I should look more into his work. Somehow, I never did. Then he committed suicide, which was unexpected. So when I heard that a show curated by Emi Fontana (known in Italy as a successful gallerist […]

    • The work of Robert Llimos by Valery Oisteanu

      Monday, 1 July 2013 09:05

      In front of me are two sculptures by Robert Llimos, of Alfa and Beta, a couple from the universe. These quasi-reptilian extraterrestrials constitute a unique “space-anthropological” reconstruction in painted terra cotta and bronze. The first impression is one of beauty and calm, the two beings looking thoughtful and intelligent with their elongated necks and big […]

    • Jimmy DeSana at Salon 94

      Wednesday, 26 June 2013 21:18

      On Friday, June 21st NY Arts Magazine attended the opening of Party Picks at Salon 94 Bowery, which encapsulates a dynamic selection of Jimmy DeSana’s incredibly visceral oeuvre. DeSana is most well known for documentation of the New York punk scene and the celebrities that represent this aggressive, yet equally titillating cultural movement. However, labeling […]

    • State of the Book: New Work by Antonia Wright and Ruben Millares

      Tuesday, 25 June 2013 09:06

      It’s not a stretch to imagine the printed book becoming an endangered species in a society where 140 characters or less becomes the limit of knowledge consumption. With the advent of Facebook, Twitter and other forms of digital media, the appreciation for the printed word becomes simultaneously treasured and successively phased-out. Multidisciplinary artists Antonia Wright […]

    • Art and Ageism: The Decisive Eye of Fellow Artists

      Monday, 24 June 2013 16:40

      Artists are really reaching back into the bag of tricks these days. The rampant discourse about postmodernism has seemed to cool off a bit, but the effects of its presence are clear. The standard bag has been stretched into something more of a gaping sack. All across the spectrum of ages, artists are doing things […]

    • Shirazeh Houshiary’s Breath At the 55th Biennale di Venezia

      Thursday, 20 June 2013 20:25

      To arrive at the Arsenale Nord one must take a boat. As I step from the quay, the frenetic, madding opening week bustle of the Arsenale is left behind. There is no sense of loss. A light drizzle is in the air and I feel as though I’m on a pilgrimage towards tranquility and peace, […]

    • Time Times Three

      Tuesday, 18 June 2013 18:09

      NY Arts Magazine joined Robert Henry Contemporary (56 Bogart, Brooklyn) for the opening reception of Time Times Three, an exhibition of three artists exploring time-space relationships. The gallery is brightened by Pancho Westeendarp’s dreamy cyan colorfield; 73 photographic prints scale the white wall, forming an anomalous shape. Victoria Burge paints and draws on cosmology prints […]

    • DARU-Jung Hyang Kim: Aesthetic Nuances of the Circle by Soojung Hyun

      Friday, 14 June 2013 17:55

      While the writer Richard Sennett presumes that contemporary art has been endeavoring to exclude the human hand in art, this notion appears in opposition to the work of artist DARU-Jung Hyang Kim. In examining her work, one may find a very different direction. Kim’s works possess a vibrant delivery of the brush that engages bold […]

    • In Conversation: Caitlin Diaz talks to Nucleo

      Wednesday, 12 June 2013 19:14

      Caitlin Diaz: Where and when was Nucleo brought into existence? Nucleo: Nucleo was born 15 years ago, in Turin, as a collective from a heterogeneous group of people: photographers, artists, architects, industrial designers and graphic designers. Nucleo is now a design studio based in Torino, Italy. The collective is active in contemporary art, design and […]

    • In Conversation: Julie Peppito Interviewed by Leah Oates

      Tuesday, 11 June 2013 16:38

      Leah Oates: How did you become an artist and what is your family background? Julie Peppito: When I was in the second grade I drew a picture of a turkey and it won first prize in a statewide elementary school competition in Oklahoma. My mom put me in art classes. In my free time I […]