Category Archives: Don’t Miss

Wirsum 1984

I’ve been thinking a lot about Karl Wirsum lately. As luck would have it, a selection of his work titled Mr. Whatzit: Selections from the 1980s is currently showing at Derek Eller Gallery through October 8, 2017. What follows is … Continue reading

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Unquiet Americans

From Pop to Punk: Peter Saul February 25th – April 25th, 2015 Venus Over Manhattan 980 Madison Avenue, FL 3 New York, New York 10075 Peter Saul, who will be 81 this year, has been happily making trouble for over … Continue reading

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Brave the cold!

January in New York,  but with the temperature below twenty degrees, it feels more like Chicago. Fortunately, there are any number of exhibitions opening this month that are worth seeing. With that in mind, I wanted to do a quick … Continue reading

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Modern Love

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs Museum of Modern Art October 12, 2014–February 8, 2015 Perhaps you are wondering if this show of late Matisse cut outs is worth it? Rather than writing a lengthy explanation of why, YES!, it most certainly … Continue reading

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Dead Enders

“Italian Futurism, 1909 – 1944: Reconstructing the Universe” at the Guggenheim Museum, February 21 – September 1, 2014 “Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937” at the Neue Galerie, March 13 – September 1, 2014 Will … Continue reading

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Joan Mitchell x 2

Joan Mitchell: Trees May 15 – August 29, 2014 at Cheim & Read and Joan Mitchell: The Black Drawings and Related Works 1964 – 1967 May 8 – June 28 at Lennon, Weinberg, Inc.. Joan Mitchell (1925 – 1992) is … Continue reading

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Fred W. McDarrah: Save the Village at Steven Kasher through March 8, 2014

I first happened on Fred W. McDarrah’s work in Steven Kasher’s booth at AIPAD in 2001, before Kasher even had a public gallery space.  Amongst that ocean of photographs, McDarrah’s straight ahead, black and white images immediately jumped out at … Continue reading

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