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Hank Willis Thomas: Pitch Blackness

  The issue of race is not black and white. And what isn’t grey is the fact that this fictitious idea of “race”...

Katya Leonovich: The Night of Shooting Stars and Seeing Small.

The impulsive exploratory instinct constantly churning within us was turned on high at the L Gallery retrospective of Katya Leonovich’s work. The trick of...

Fixx makes it to Scope.

SCOPE, for the most part, has always been the minor league to the Armory Show’s majors.  You go, you have a good time, 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...

Skye Nicolas: His own Murdered Beauty.

On the back of his wildly successful solo show we decided once again to take Skye Nicolas aside and ask him some more compelling...

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...

A paparazzo turns up to Moeller Snow Gallery.

The taxi dropped us at the Moeller Snow Gallery on Bond Street minutes before 9:00.  Outside stood a crowd of dapper gentlemen, one of...

How to Behave like you Know what you are Looking at. Etiquette at the...

"This is how you are supposed to stand," Umberto whispered in my ear as I took a sip of my PBR and stared at...

The art of Being Held Hostage. Allan D Hasty and Parker Wolf Get Tied...

We here at Scallywag and Vagabond are quite adamant about championing provocative work from those artists whom we deem unique, highly talented, a smidgen...

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...

Agathe de Bailliencourt; “Je m’en fous.”

"Occupation bleue", Acrylic painting on floor & walls, Tanglin Camp. Singapore Biennale 2006. Artistic Director: Fumio Nanjo Meeting the very liberated Miss...

Serge Strosberg; The Dorian Gray Syndrome.

What is in an identity? How does one prevail? How does one negotiate their outward appearance and the gnarling contradictory feelings that come along...

Cultural Disarray; Starring ‘Google,” “Michael Jackson,” and “Paris Hilton.”

Given the recent capitulation of society at large being parlayed in vast banking failures, improbable political imperatives (invading Iran and Russia brought to you...