Holiday shopping guide: Buy art for everyone, even small children

In New York, facebooking Jerry Saltz reports that the last time money left the art world, intrepid types maxed out their credit cards and opened galleries, and a few of them have become the best in the world. Now, as money is leaving art again, history could repeat itself—especially in Bushwick and the Lower East … read more… “Holiday shopping guide: Buy art for everyone, even small children”

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Lost in space: Art post-studio

The June issue of The Brooklyn Rail has gone online today. My contribution examines studio space, and how some artists making traditional art objects (painting, drawing, sculpture, etc.) are rethinking the studio paradigm. Read how Deborah Fisher, Austin Thomas, Simon Draper, Cindy Tower, and I are moving beyond the romanticized notion of the artist’s loft.“Renaissance … read more… “Lost in space: Art post-studio”

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Studio update: Itinerant painter

Every professor has a wildly optimistic, first-day-of-summer-vacation “List of Things To Do.” Here’s mine. The most significant decision has been to continue working out of my cramped room in the attic rather than rent a proper studio. In a larger space, I could work on more projects concurrently, but renting studio space can also feel … read more… “Studio update: Itinerant painter”

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Pocket Utopia, a new artist-run gallery in Bushwick

“The Pierogi Show,” Pocket Utopia, Bushwick, NY. September 7 – September 30, 2007. Opening: Friday, September 7, 6 – 10pmArtists include: Hilder Asgeirsdottir Jonsson, Clement Bagot, Claudia Barthoi, Lee Boroson, Bethany Bristow, David Brody, Tamar Cohen, Guy Corriero, Peggy Cyphers, Kate Drendel, Miriam Dym, Bruce Edelstein, clyde forth, Manfred Fuchs, Bill Gerhard, Fred Gutzeit, Michelle … read more… “Pocket Utopia, a new artist-run gallery in Bushwick”

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