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 to prove otherwise. Despite Harms’ … read more… “In Harms’ way”

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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 protrusive and dominant it shocks. … read more… “The Berkenblit girl”

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