Joanne Greenbaum’s story

Joanne Greenbaum’s studio. Courtesy of Anaba.   Joanne Greenbaum,”Untitled 2009,” oil and acrylic on canvas, 80 x 78 inches. Courtesy D’Amelio Terras In Time Out New York, T.J. Carlin talks to Joanne Greenbaum about painting and making the break from a day job. Here’s an excerpt. “After studying painting in undergrad school, I applied to a … read more… “Joanne Greenbaum’s story”

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TJ Carlin’s picks for the best new additions to the creative world 5 minutes ago Joan Banach at Nicole Fiacco Gallery in Hudson (opens Saturday) 10 minutes ago Margaret Murphy’s Celebration at hpgrp (opens tomorrow) 13 minutes ago RT @aczine: A.A. Rucci at Mixed Greens: 20 minutes ago Studio Update: Scans … read more… “Twitter notes”

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Robert Longo’s 25-foot drawing

In his current show at Metro Pictures, Robert Longo is focused on the shifts of perception that an image can at once evoke and extend in relation to its environment. The centerpiece of the show is a five-panel 25-foot drawing “Untitled (Cathedral of Light),” an image of glaring sunlight flooding through massive cathedral windows. Other … read more… “Robert Longo’s 25-foot drawing”

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Marilyn Minter: It’s about maintaining the integrity of the ideas

Marilyn Minter’s work examines glamour and its seedy underbelly through a juxtaposition of photorealistic paintings and painterly photographs which hone in on the moment where “clarity becomes abstraction and beauty commingles with the grotesque.” In her upcoming show at Salon 94, Minter will present “Pop Rocks,” her largest painting to date. An exploration of painting … read more… “Marilyn Minter: It’s about maintaining the integrity of the ideas”

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Pioneering figurative painter Barkley Hendricks at the Studio Museum

T.J. Carlin reports in Time Out that Barkley Hendricks, who for the past thirty years has been a wry, beret-wearing presence in my town’s quiet art community, is long overdue for a retrospective. “I’m not sure if Barack Obama’s election had anything to do with it, but upon entering ‘Birth of the Cool,’ the Studio … read more… “Pioneering figurative painter Barkley Hendricks at the Studio Museum”

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“Elizabeth Peyton can really paint”

In Time Out New York T.J. Carlin writes that to paint people is to watch them grow old on an infinitesimally small scale of time, and that sitting for an artist makes the subject incredibly vulnerable. “That is the truth of portraiture and the reason why I’ve been disinclined to like Elizabeth Peyton’s work. Although … read more… ““Elizabeth Peyton can really paint””

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