Quote of the Day: Jane Fine

Jane Fine “Family Outing,” 2009, acrylic on canvas, 48 x 96″ Jane Fine “Flashback,” 2009, acrylic and ink on canvas, 32 x 50″ Jane Fine, “Monument,” 2008 acrylic and ink on wood, 70 x 48″ “Ultimately, as much as my work has been concerned with events and politics outside my studio, each painting is full … read more… “Quote of the Day: Jane Fine”

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Twitter notes

TJ Carlin’s picks for the best new additions to the creative world http://bit.ly/12rLsJ 5 minutes ago Joan Banach at Nicole Fiacco Gallery in Hudson (opens Saturday) http://bit.ly/3SfqS 10 minutes ago Margaret Murphy’s Celebration at hpgrp (opens tomorrow) http://bit.ly/1as9a0 13 minutes ago RT @aczine: A.A. Rucci at Mixed Greens: http://bit.ly/OnN0s 20 minutes ago Studio Update: Scans … read more… “Twitter notes”

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Pierogi updates the online Flat File, opens another space in Brooklyn

While the rest of the art world seems to be contracting, Joe Amrhein of Pierogi is taking advantage of the more reasonable real estate prices and opening a second space. “Someone has to do something to make everyone feel better,” he told me a couple months ago. On Saturday, March 7, Amrhein’s new space, The … read more… “Pierogi updates the online Flat File, opens another space in Brooklyn”

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John O’Connor: Recording small events, missteps, and changes of direction over time

In The Village Voice RC Baker reports that John O’Connor uses ‘haphazard research’ and personal obsession (body weight, lottery numbers, weather reports) as inspiration for his drawings, some of which are almost seven feet high. “This approach lends his charts and graphs a delectably organic feel, as layers of silky black graphite combine with bold … read more… “John O’Connor: Recording small events, missteps, and changes of direction over time”

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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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John Morris knocks on wood

“John Morris: Paintings on Panel,” D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY. Through Feb. 3. Selected by ArtCal as a top pick last week, John Morris, who is known primarily for work on paper that features built up surfaces and repetitive forms reflecting his fascination with systems and patterns, has created a series of paintings on wood. … read more… “John Morris knocks on wood”

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Joe Amrhein still in Florida

“Joe Amrhein: New Work,” Red Dot Contemporary, West Palm Beach, FL. Through Jan. 5. In today’s Palm Beach Post, Gary Schwan’s audio Art Lesson! column features Joe Amrhein’s painting Infinity, 2007. “Amrhein is a former sign painter who runs a Brooklyn art gallery when he’s not painting bold pictures that usually deal with words. Pompous … read more… “Joe Amrhein still in Florida”

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Dawn Clements talks about drawing

“Dawn Clements: Conditions of Desire,” Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Through Nov. 12. Opens Friday Oct. 12. Check out James Kalm’s video of the opening. Dawn Clements talks with Eve Aschheim in The Brooklyn Rail. “When I start out to make a panoramic piece, I often work from left to right. But when a small scrap … read more… “Dawn Clements talks about drawing”

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Pocket Utopia, a new artist-run gallery in Bushwick

“The Pierogi Show,” Pocket Utopia, Bushwick, NY. September 7 – September 30, 2007. Opening: Friday, September 7, 6 – 10pmArtists include: Hilder Asgeirsdottir Jonsson, Clement Bagot, Claudia Barthoi, Lee Boroson, Bethany Bristow, David Brody, Tamar Cohen, Guy Corriero, Peggy Cyphers, Kate Drendel, Miriam Dym, Bruce Edelstein, clyde forth, Manfred Fuchs, Bill Gerhard, Fred Gutzeit, Michelle … read more… “Pocket Utopia, a new artist-run gallery in Bushwick”

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