Sunday, January 20, 2019

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Shock artist Killian Skarr to be crucified and shocked

I arrived for my second formal interview with the enigmatic artist Killian Skarr a little earlier than we had agreed upon. While parking at...

Will Everything Be Taken Away? UN-SCR-1325 opens at the Chelsea Art Museum. 

In the midst of Armory Week’s champagne cocktails and pretentious (albeit enthralling) parties, it was refreshing to attend a powerful opening where the focus...

Brian Donovan- Reality sucks but there’s always TV.

I've worked with Brian Donovan, a photographer, an illustrator, a fine artist, an aspiring writer and, above all, an advocate, on a series of...

Agathe de Balliencourt- ‘Expressway to your skull,’ a mind numbing blow out.

Friday nights saw us heading over to chic art laboratory and salon (as they like to call themselves) Lu Magnus, a co...

The City Firm & ROX Gallery present: #PPP None of us is greater...

When noted documentary film maker and general downtown trouble maker Clayton Patterson approached me and said we ought to do a little feature on Rox...

High Cheekbones only at the National Arts Council.

Whether by design or scheming dogma the wonderful Andrea Tese brought a certain panache to Monday night’s young innovative awards (which she coincidentally won)...

Sam Bassett: Prince of the Art World.

After setting off the alarm while trying to access the rooftop of the renowned Hotel Chelsea, I knew I was in for an interesting...

Morrison Hotel Gallery Presents a Bob Dylan Photo Experience

Bob Dylan’s music career is the stuff of legend. This is not news. What is newsworthy is the limited release publication of Ken Regan’s photographs...
10 most famous artists reflected

The 10 most famous artists. From Leonardo da Vinci to Salvador Dali

The 10 most famous artists reflected: From time to time, true geniuses were born among mere mortals to bring beauty and awe to ordinary...

World opening in Germany. The Hidden Trace- Jewish Paths to Modernity.

On December 6th, I missed Art Basel Miami and the party sponsored by Asprey Jewelry, which one of my dealers, Kiptonart, was throwing at...

Sally Golan- ‘A Hint of the Dark Side.’

  Teetering along in my heels, I tentatively looked around in search of The Gallery Bar. Having never been there as well as have never...

Final Jeffrey Deitch exhibit sends them to the streets.

This past Saturday, anyone thinking they were going to get in and partake in the last public open gallery exhibit of the Deitch...

2 feet 12 inches at White Box Gallery; ‘Outlaw.’

Nestled in the heart of Chinatown, White Box Gallery  is a true rare find. Retro, wild, carefree and cool, White Box stands alone, off the...

A night out with Bergdorf Goodman. Bonne travaillez Joseph Scheer.

The real question of course was had one come to observe the magnificent work of Joseph Scheer or rather the beautiful people morphing on...

Pop LIFE- Art in a MATERIAL WorlD.

London, UK. When a friend suggest I check out the ‘dirty’ rooms at the latest Tate Modern exhibition Pop Life I must admit, I became...