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Inside the tortured mind of torture-device artist Killian Skarr

From the street it looks like any other rundown home in any other industrial town in the Midwest rust-belt. It isn’t really until you...

Looking for Plato at Collective Hardware.

Plato’s theory of forms holds that there exists a perfect other in a removed world of which ours is a sad, poor copy. I...

Jen Davis, overweight woman who spent 11 years loving her body hates herself…

Jen Davis, an overweight woman who spent 11 years documenting and loving her body has in the end come to an awareness that her...

Homer Simpson Meets Miss Panda.

IT was a sophisticated jamboree at the Zhang Gong “Miss Panda” and Zhao Bo “Vibrant City” combined exhibition opening at Eli Klein Fine Art...

Yayoi Kusama at Gagosian. Beyond the box…

Due to some abnormal external forces, the gallery-goers at the Gagosian opening last Thursday knew to automatically lock themselves into a queue. This magnetic...

Splendor at the 2010 American Antiques Show.

What makes a good collection? What is it that an antiques collector is trying to get his hands on and where does an antique...

Damon Johnson, The Beautiful Chaos: A Style Installation.

Not even half an inch of “Winter Mix” could keep NY’s artists and  fashionistas away from Wednesday’s trendy Art opening.  Held at Gallery Bar...

The downtown set hit Collective Hardware.

In the depths of the Bowery, between the shuttered down shops and chipped doorways to walk-ups, lies Collective Hardware, otherwise known as 169 Bowery. Anticipation and...

Davide Balula: American Wall Nut 

For Davide Balula, all that it takes to make a captivating art piece is… a utility closet? In a city where the intangible emptiness...
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...

Javier Gomez- ‘Sensual Nature.’

  As the cabs honked their horns and screeched impatiently across the gravel down at Wall street, all important men suited up in smart business...

Skye Nicolas- Mortelle Series Act I @ ION space.

“Just kill them!” ordered Marlon Richards of Skye Nicolas; and the “Mortelle Series: Act I” was born. How can beauty be captured without repeating...

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...

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...

Collective Hardware is soon to be Collective Failure.

So we hear hear through the grapevine that Stuart Braunstein's and Ronnie Rivellini's Collective Hardware is about to go down the chute....