EMAIL: “Clouds” exhibition details from Adam Simon

Dear Cloud Artist, Thank you for agreeing to be in the exhibition, “Clouds” at Lesley Heller Projects. I wanted to let you know very far in advance that the dates for the exhibition are December 15th, 2013 through January 26th, 2014. No dimension should exceed 24 inches in any direction. The title of the exhibition … read more… “EMAIL: “Clouds” exhibition details from Adam Simon”

Andrew Ginzel’s list of selected NYC shows and events

June 4, 2013: SOME but not all NYC SELECTED SHOWS TO SEE  / Listed south to north. Compiled by artist Andrew Ginzel for his students at the School of Visual Arts. [Note: Images  selected by Two Coats of Paint.] Image above:  Vincent Como @ Minus Space in DUMBO. Como used thin glazest to build up … read more… “Andrew Ginzel’s list of selected NYC shows and events”

CURATE: The tired and poor at Frieze

If I were going to curate a show of painting-objects, without a doubt the exhibition would include a section on rumpled, badly stretched, and lumpy canvas. In the following pieces, all on display at Frieze last week, wrinkled, sagging materials function as object, image and metaphor. Once dubbed “Neo Brut,” Rosy Keyser’s work combines cast … read more… “CURATE: The tired and poor at Frieze”

Andrew Ginzel’s list of selected NYC shows and events

February 4, 2013 / SOME but not all NYC SELECTED SHOWS TO SEE /Listed south to north. Compiled by artist Andrew Ginzel for his students at the School of Visual Arts.  LOWER EAST SIDEMonsalvat, a project by Merkx & Gwynne / Bureau / 127 Henry / thru 2/17Sharon Butler / Pocket Utopia / 191 Henry … read more… “Andrew Ginzel’s list of selected NYC shows and events”

Frieze HIghlights: Ivan Seal

After working for many years on sound projects, Berlin-based Ivan Seal (born 1973, England) began painting small-scale, crypto-narrative still lifes from his imagination. The juicy paint-handling and enigmatic subject matter turned my head at Frieze last month. According to the artist, his work is a ‘hand-eye parasite that grows and grows’, likening it to ‘The … read more… “Frieze HIghlights: Ivan Seal”

A rolling conversation: Pricing artwork

 Everyone begins taking their seats before the Rolling Conversations get underway.  Dr. Paul D’Agostino of Centotto and Rolling Conversation organizer Adam Simon discuss alt art spaces devoted to dialogue.  Frances Richard and Matt Freedman discuss Clumpism and contemporary notions of the Avant Garde. Last night at “Rolling Conversations,” the inaugural event at Studio 10, Austin … read more… “A rolling conversation: Pricing artwork”