Tag: Anton Kern

Solo Shows

David Byrd’s palpable tenderness

Contributed by Craig Taylor / The late David Byrd’s affecting show, on view at Anton Kern Gallery, revolves around what he called his magnum opus: an artist book, Montrose VA 1958–1988, chronicling his job as an orderly at the New York State Veterans’ Home psychiatric ward. Like many artists of […]

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In Harms’ way

Old painting pal Sadko Hadzihasanovic and I once decided that a painter can have good paint-handling and bad drawing, or good drawing and bad paint-handling, but bad drawing and bad paint-handling is a formula for, well, truly bad painting. Bendix Harms, in his second solo show at Anton Kerns, wants […]

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The Berkenblit girl

At artnet, Adrian Dannatt reports on Ellen Berkenblit’s recently closed show at Anton Kern. “Her recent exhibition at Anton Kern Gallery consisted of 11 large canvases depicting in consistent black-and-white the profile of a woman who is clearly not a physical ideal, most obviously due to a snub nose so […]