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Quick study

A Friday reading round-up that includes Art Forum on Mira Dancy and Sarah Peters, ArtNews on the Independent, Roberta Smith on Sharon Horvath, Martha Schwendener on Chris Martin, Raphael Rubinstein on Howardena Pindell, Jillian Steinhauer on Ken Johnson’s controversial Grabner review in the NYTimes, Walter Robinson in conversation with Phong […]

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Quick Study: Turner Prize, Miami, Zwirner, and, yes, surfing

In line with recent custom, the one painter shortlisted for the Turner Prize–Lynette Yiadom-Boakye–was passed over. Via NYTimes: “The artist Laure Prouvost, whose works combine whimsical objects and drawings in evocative settings with an Instagram-like stream of film images, has won this year’s Turner Prize, the prestigious and often contentious […]

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Quick Study: Chelsea snaps, reading links

As I traipse around the galleries, catch up on the backlog in my InBox, and read the other bloggers via my new Feedly RSS reader (so nicely designed!), I frequently post images and links to the Two Coats Twitter and Instagram feeds. Here’s a selection of posts from the past week. Paul Resika, detail. @ Lori […]

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Quick study: Bushwick, Venice, Hong Kong

The seventh annual Bushwick Open Studios takes place next weekend, May 31-June 2! Thousands of artists will be participating, and a quick search of the website uncovers more than 365 painting shows. Help support the event by buying a copy of Loren Munk’s Bushwick print (pictured above) at Supreme Digital.  […]

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Quick study: Abstraction is Queen

Picasso Black and White at the Guggenheim includes loads of paintings I’ve never seen before–even in reproduction. Featuring large, unpainted swaths and urgent brushwork, the paintings look so fresh–as if they might have been made in a Bushwick studio yesterday. Some of the reclining figures from the 1960s reminded me […]