It’s good to be lonely: Jason Tomme at Theodore:Art

Stephanie Theodore gets the prize for press release of the day for her five deceptively simple takes on Jason Tomme’s exhibition. The show is a compelling mix of different media, from wood and stone sculptures and found objects to finely detailed pencil drawings, which I can imagine the artist making alone, in his studio, contemplating … read more… “It’s good to be lonely: Jason Tomme at Theodore:Art”

Studio visit: Frédérique Lucien

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Frédérique Lucien and I met during the Bushwick iteration of “Deux Côtés / Two Sides,” a collaborative exhibition organized by Stephanie Theodore and Emilie Ovaere-Corthay, the director of legendary Galerie Jean Fournier. When I was in Paris for the opening, I got a chance to stop by Lucien’s studio in the 11th arrondissement, not far from the Bataclan Theater that was tragically … read more… “Studio visit: Frédérique Lucien”

Recommended: Ongoing and upcoming exhibitions

In the unrelenting year-end swirl of grading, final reviews, impending global upheaval, and extra holiday-related chores, you probably have a nagging feeling that you’ve missed some good shows. And perhaps you’re wondering about the exhibitions that are opening in January. For me, the antidote is putting together a list of exhibitions, checking out some work, either online or IRL, and getting my mind back into painting after … read more… “Recommended: Ongoing and upcoming exhibitions”

Invitations: Miami and Paris

I have two shows opening this week: A solo show (S-105) curated by Robert Yoder/SEASON at the PULSE Contemporary Art Fair and the Paris iteration of  “Deux Côtés / Two Sides,” at Galerie Jean Fournier.  This exhibition is the second of a two-part collaboration, presented with  Theodore:Art in Brooklyn. If you are in either neighborhood, I hope you will stop by and say … read more… “Invitations: Miami and Paris”

Andrew Witkin, Atlas Discussion #162

Contributed by Jeff Bergman / This conversation with Andrew Witkin took place via email after his 2016 exhibition at Theodore Art in Bushwick.  It has been edited into seven sections, at times to make it a better interview, at times to develop themes that came up in the original emails, and at other times to provide … read more… “Andrew Witkin, Atlas Discussion #162”

See my friends: Owen James Gallery

Editor’s note. Our new column, “See My Friends,” serves a dual purpose: to share information about young/small/hungry/idealistic galleries doing ambitious and interesting things in lesser known corners of New York and elsewhere with art aficionados and collectors; and to foster community among gallery owners and artists. Guest Contributor Stephanie Theodore / I had heard of … read more… “See my friends: Owen James Gallery”

This weekend: Sluice_ 2015

Sluice , a alternative biennial art fair organized by artist Karl England, curator Charlie Levine, and educator Ben Street, is taking place alongside the Frieze Art Fair in London this weekend at Bargehouse on OXO Tower Wharf. Readers may remember that the Sluice_ team partnered with Centotto and Theodore:Art to bring Exchange Rates, an international … read more… “This weekend: Sluice_ 2015”

June 30: Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows, openings, and events

SOME but not all NYC SELECTED SHOWS TO SEE / June 30, 2015 / Listed south to north. Compiled by artist Andrew Ginzel for his students at the School of Visual Arts. Images have been selected by Two Coats of Paint. NOTE: Many venues are on special summer hours. Please inquire before going out of … read more… “June 30: Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows, openings, and events”

Please join me: upcoming events in April, May, and June

Hello readers, I have a few events coming up and I want to make sure everyone is invited. First: A plug for the Art F City 10th Anniversary Benefit Party and Auction, which takes place on April 13 at Lightbox. Buy your tickets here. I’m on the organizing committee and I hope to see you … read more… “Please join me: upcoming events in April, May, and June”