Month: January 2010


2000 velvet paintings(!)

  Images from the Velveteria Flickr feed. After four years, the world’s only velvet painting museum, Velveteria in Portland, Oregon, is set to close. Caren Anderson and Carl Baldwin, who have struggled to make ends meet, are closing Velveteria when they move to Southern California at the end of the […]


Daniel Richter at the Essl Museum

Daniel Richter, “Halli Galli Polly,” 2004, oil on canvas, 32 x 102 3/4″  Daniel Richter, “Still,” 2002, oil and ink on canvas, 280 x 380cm Daniel Richter, “Horde,” 2007, oil on canvas, 110 x 177″ “I think I was doomed to be a painter but I suppressed it for a […]


Christian Viveros-Fauné back at the keyboard

Village Voice editors welcome Christian Viveros-Fauné back as a freelance art reviewer. Here’s their note at the end of his recent review of the terrific Gabriel Orozco show at MoMA: “The Voice is happy to welcome back Christian Viveros-Fauné as a freelance art reviewer. Christian wrote for us in 2007-2008; […]