• Humanity Comes Undone

      Tuesday, 4 September 2012 18:49

      In Come Undone, a new exhibition displaying the new body of work by sculptor Beth Cavener Stichter, the artist cleverly selects animal forms as human surrogates. Using their nonthreatening images, devoid of specified associations, she is able to convey relatable stories and emotions we might otherwise dismiss out of hand. “Cavener Stichter cajoles the viewer […]

    • All Dat Glitterz Ain’t Goals

      Tuesday, 4 September 2012 18:35

      In Lyons Wier Gallery’s latest exhibition, All Dat Glitters Ain’t Goals, Fahamu Pecou expands upon his 2011 exhibition in Paris, HARD 2 DEATH, by utilizing his familiar trope of self-portraiture to challenge and dissect society’s representation of black masculinity in popular culture today. The title, All Dat Glitters Ain’t Goals, is an obvious play on […]

    • Felandus Thames: Mixtape

      Tuesday, 4 September 2012 16:30

      Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York is proud to present Mixtape, the first New York solo exhibition by multimedia artist Felandus Thames. Mississippi-born Felandus Thames, who received his Master of Fine Arts degree from Yale University, creates a broad and varied body of artwork that includes photography, painting, screen-printing, multimedia works, and installations. His diverse oeuvre […]

    • Shantell Martin’s Continuous Line

      Thursday, 30 August 2012 17:59

      This September, be sure not to miss Black & White’s latest exhibition Continuous Line — a large-scale, first solo exhibition of works made specifically for the exhibition by the Brooklyn-based, British visual and performance artist Shantell Martin. The exhibition’s title refers to the artist’s continuous endeavor to transform her ongoing internal monologue into a visual […]

    • In Conversation: Joshua Abelow Interviewed By Jason Brinkerhoff

      Thursday, 30 August 2012 14:09

      JB: Your paintings are made inside a system of rules. How does the act of painting influence these rules? JA: My systems are more like guidelines that help me maintain control of the painting. Most of the time, I take a piece of linen or burlap and I stretch it over a store-bought canvas—I gesso […]

    • The American Contortion Artist

      Wednesday, 29 August 2012 16:31

      Robert Hughes called Crumb the Brueghal of the 20th Century, an incessant revelator of man’s follies. A bit of a stretch that—Crumb makes me think of Doré (who illustrated Grimm, Rabelais and Cervantes, among others), Daumier’s caricatures, the English cartoonists of the 18th and 19th centuries (Gillray for one) —all of whom he probably knew […]

    • Everything Under The Sun: “Light & Landscape” at Storm King Art Center

      Tuesday, 28 August 2012 15:28

      With 500 acres of rolling meadows and wooded groves Storm King Art Center in Mountainville, one hour north of New York City – arguably North America’s most beautiful sculpture park – just keeps getting better and better. Just when one asks what else Storm King can do that they haven’t already done in the past […]

    • Andy Hall’s Southern Special

      Monday, 27 August 2012 15:42

      FORM SPECIAL is an exhibition that changes the way you think about design just as contemporary design is changing the way we live in the world. Design affects all aspects of our lives and holds the possibility of changing the very nature of human life itself. FORM SPECIAL is an exhibition grounded in a provocative […]

    • Jane Alexander: Mutants, Freaks, Montages

      Thursday, 23 August 2012 20:30

      Jane Alexander’s hybrid mutants speak to the porous borders between humans and other forms of animal life. Alexander acts as a surveyor mapping the forces, interests, and passions at play in human behavior. Her sculptures, installations, and photomontages are firmly rooted in her South African experience. They also transcend their locality, revealing the disparity felt […]

    • On The Horizon: Fall International Art Fairs Jump Start the Art Market Season

      Wednesday, 22 August 2012 17:56

      Representing the top tier in the Chinese art market, SH Contemporary is a four-day curatorially-led program boasting the most intriguing new finds in contemporary Asian art. The fair takes place from September 7th to the 9th with a preview on the evening of the 6th. This year, SH Contemporary’s “First Issue” project will display the […]