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Ada Bobonis: Stages, Mountains, Water

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From the MUSECNN | Press Room Ada Bobonis’ site-specific installation entitled Stages, Mountains, Water transforms the Museum’s second floor gallery space into an invigorating chromatic environment evoking the Caribbean landscape. Geometric compositions in hues of blue and green are either … Continue reading

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Making the Seams Visible: Cindy Sherman at the Museum of Modern Art

Gelatin silver print Dimensions: 9 7/16 x 6 1/2" (24 x 16.5 cm)
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by Laura Leffler Spring 2012-ARTWRIT By unsetting the conventions through which imagery within these various genres operates—making the seams visible and, on occasion, the boundaries utterly porous—Sherman prompts viewers to recognize both codes by which identity is constructed and conveyed, … Continue reading

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Alex Prager at Yancey Richardson, New York

Julie, from the series Polyester, 2007. Chromogenic Print. Available at 24 x 31.5 inches, edition of 9, or 36 x 47.5 inches, edition of 7, or 48 x 63 inches, edition of 5.

By Danny Kopel, April 2012 Image Courtesy of Yancey Richardson, Julie, from the series Polyester, 2007. Chromogenic Print. Available at 24 x 31.5 inches, edition of 9, or 36 x 47.5 inches, edition of 7, or 48 x 63 inches, … Continue reading

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Dream Screen: Runa Islam at MoMA

Runa Islam. Emergence. 2011. 35mm film (color, silent), 2:54 min. Commissioned by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, for The Elaine Dannheisser Projects Series. Courtesy the artist and White Cube, London

Runa Islam. Emergence. 2011. 35mm film (color, silent), 2:54 min. Commissioned by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, for The Elaine Dannheisser Projects Series. Courtesy the artist and White Cube, London. As the camera slowly pans to the right, … Continue reading

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The Concept of the Heart and The Heart – AVELI

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By Tchera Niyego Any name given, is a concept. A concept, as explored in mainstream, is a cognitive unit of meaning; information science, metaphysics, philosophy of mind… In Latin conceptum as ‘something conceived’; clearly implying the dual nature of a … Continue reading

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The New Collectors Selection Exhibition / Book Launch Party

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NEW YORK, NY –– THE NEW COLLECTORS SELECTION EXHIBITION / BOOK LAUNCH PARTY Basak Malone LLC is pleased to release the The New Collectors Book/2012 Edition to the public. The New Collectors Book operates as a showcase publication dedicated to … Continue reading

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A Confidante

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by  Tchera Niyego Among the greatest legends of blues singers ever Howlin’ Wolf sang a song you might have heard called “Spoonful”. This is the first thing that strikes me in Semra Ecer’s NYC exhibition. She’s made silver spoons with … Continue reading

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THE ABBREVIATED ARTICULATION of HELGA KREUZRITTER

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    Much has been written and said about the versatility of the German artist Helga Kreuzritter for good reason. Looking through her body of work can make one dizzy in a paradoxically stable way, as she has indeed explored … Continue reading

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The Girl Can’t Help It

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Mayukh Sen for ArtLog   Harriet Andersson in Ingmar Bergman’s Summer with Monika (1953). Carnal, sensuous, and filled with hurt, Monika is one of Ingmar Bergman’s most distinctive female characters. The mysterious and brash center of Summer with Monika (1953), … Continue reading

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ANNA KHACHIYAN ON JOHN CAGE, SILENT PARTNER

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In the issue of October 82 (Autumn 1997), Ian Pepper recounts an odd exchange that occurred between John Cage and the serialist composer Pierre Boulez. Cage and Boulez had met in Paris in 1949 and continued their friendship by correspondence, … Continue reading

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The good, the bad, the beautiful; schoolyard version

Marius Bercea

Marius Bercea Marius Bercea’s paintings often refer to memory and memories and acquire a rather peculiar autobiographical profile. They circumscribe an universe of childhood and adolescence dreams, fantasies, pleasures and desires with a maturity and insightfulness of understanding few young … Continue reading

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Zsolt Bodoni

Zsolt Bodoni

Bodoni’s darkly brooding paintings are tangibly atmospheric. First elevated and then punished by the vigorous sweeps of brushwork he uses to wash his landscapes and shadowy interiors, the works readily evoke the violent struggles of Hungary’s chequered past. For Bodoni, … Continue reading

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