NY Times Art in Review: Hopper, Ellis, “Constraction,” Pearlstein

“Edward Hopper: Etchings,” Craig F. Starr Gallery, New York, NY. Through Aug. 15. Ken Johnson: “Early in his career, when the demands of commercial illustration left him little time to paint, Edward Hopper turned to printmaking and produced some of the most moving and memorable graphic images in 20th-century American art. This small gem of … read more… “NY Times Art in Review: Hopper, Ellis, “Constraction,” Pearlstein”

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It’s a horse race: Kentucky Derby art auction party in Dumbo

Public service announcement: $250 gets you into Smack Mellon’s annual fundraiser, and you’re guaranteed to take home artwork determined by a random drawing. It’s a great deal: you’re supporting Smack Mellon and you get to take home some decent art. If you bet on the winning horse, it increases your odds of getting the artwork … read more… “It’s a horse race: Kentucky Derby art auction party in Dumbo”

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Checking in on motel art

“Bridge Motel,” Fremont, WA. One night only.“50,000 Beds,” throughout Connecticut. Through Sept. 23. The projects in the “Bridge Motel” let’s-have-a-show-before-the-developers-knock-down-the-building extravaganza were primarily oriented toward performance and installation, but painter Laura Corsiglia participated with a series called Slippage Drawings. “Slippage Drawing is both born and made. Looking to contain and see out, Slippage Drawing pulls … read more… “Checking in on motel art”

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