Tony Fitzpatrick’s city of ghosts

In the Chicago Sun-Times Kevin Nance profiles Tony Fitzpatrick, whose expeditions with his dad have become the central narrative of his just-completed magnum opus: ‘The Wonder — Portraits of a Remembered City,’ a simultaneously intimate and epic series of drawing-collages commemorating his father and the city they explored together. “The product of a decade of … read more… “Tony Fitzpatrick’s city of ghosts”

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Shanghai surprise

Like many NYC galleries, the one that represented me for several years in the late Nineties went out of business after the financial downturn caused by 9/11, and the owner, believe it or not, moved to Shanghai. Now it turns out that Shanghai is the place to be. In the Chicago Sun-Times, Kelly Carter reports … read more… “Shanghai surprise”

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Romolo Roberti resurfaces in Chicago

“Romolo Roberti: An American Original,” curated by Ken Probst. Robert Henry Adams Fine Art, Chicago, IL. Through Jan. 26. Romolo Roberti, a prominent Chicago artist in the 30’s and 40’s , stashed over 250 paintings in a Mississippi lumber yard. Nearly destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, the paintings were recently brought to the AHA Gallery’s attention … read more… “Romolo Roberti resurfaces in Chicago”

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Judith Geichman in Chicago

“Judith Geichman: soak,” Alfedena Gallery, Chicago, IL. Through Nov. 10. Kevin Nance reports in the Chicago Sun-Times: “There’s neither much sense of pattern here, as in Pollock, nor of stillness, as in Rothko, and yet Geichman often comes close to matching them in intensity. If these paintings are not about actual storms, they clearly reflect … read more… “Judith Geichman in Chicago”

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