Pierogi updates the online Flat File, opens another space in Brooklyn

While the rest of the art world seems to be contracting, Joe Amrhein of Pierogi is taking advantage of the more reasonable real estate prices and opening a second space. “Someone has to do something to make everyone feel better,” he told me a couple months ago. On Saturday, March 7, Amrhein’s new space, The … read more… “Pierogi updates the online Flat File, opens another space in Brooklyn”

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Joe Amrhein still in Florida

“Joe Amrhein: New Work,” Red Dot Contemporary, West Palm Beach, FL. Through Jan. 5. In today’s Palm Beach Post, Gary Schwan’s audio Art Lesson! column features Joe Amrhein’s painting Infinity, 2007. “Amrhein is a former sign painter who runs a Brooklyn art gallery when he’s not painting bold pictures that usually deal with words. Pompous … read more… “Joe Amrhein still in Florida”

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IMHO: Artists Retreat

In the October issue of The Brooklyn Rail, you can find my essay that explores how an art market crash might affect rank and file artists. “With the economy slowing down, hedge funds getting shaky, and investors seeking refuge, the art market seems certain to contract in a big way. ‘We’ve seen an unprecedented appreciation … read more… “IMHO: Artists Retreat”

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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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