“Batman Returns,” Joyce Pensato’s show at Friedrich Petzel, was in Time Out New York’s Top Five and listed as ArtCat’s Top Pick this week. Incorporating color in her new paintings, Pensato presents crazed images of Batman, assemblages of toys, ephemera, stuffed
animals, and photographs. Looks good.
Shechet demonstrates a mastery over everything that can go wrong in
ceramics, harnessing wrongness to endless expressive possibility.” Thanks, AiA, for putting it online.
M/E/A/N/I/N/G, A Journal of Contemporary Art Issues, 25th Anniversary Edition, edited by Susan Bee and Mira Schor (and featuring one of my essays) is now available for Kindle.
Don’t miss art critic Ben Davis’s “The Art Lover,” a hilarious column at ArtInfo concerning love and/or art. Last week gallerist Allegra LaViola asked for dating advice. Ben says don’t be
shy–if you have a question about love and/or art just ask him.
administrative and editorial tasks in the publications department of the
leading professional organization for artists and art historians.” Fifteen hours a week for either stipend or credit.
are proficient in MS Office, Quickbooks, and Excel, and possess
excellent writing skills.” I imagine a sense of humor might help, too.
an exhibition she co-curated with Mary Birmingham at the Visual Arts
Center of New Jersey. “Textility was conceived in Miami last December.
That’s where Mary Birmingham and I, standing by chance in front of an
Arlene Shechet clay sculpture with a surface that can only be described
as velvet, noted the significant number of textile-esque works we had
been seeing in booths and hotel rooms throughout the fairs: knitted
paintings, painted quilts, metal tapestries and more….”
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