Michael Groth

Post image for Exploring Greenpoint, Studio by Studio

Greenpoint Open Studios is an annual event offering an intimate look at the diverse and thriving art scene in North Brooklyn. This year, 265 artists opened their doors for two full days in locations spread across the neighborhood.

Continue Reading →
Woolworth building exterior signage at 233 Broadway

The Cass Gilbert–designed Woolworth building was the world’s tallest when it was completed in 1913, and while it relinquished that title long ago, its gothic exterior is still a commanding presence on Broadway.

Continue Reading →
Post image for Material Boy: Jeff Koons at the Whitney

Given that he’s a goliath figure in the art world whose output spans three decades, it may come as a surprise that Jeff Koons’s Whitney retrospective is the artist’s first major solo show at a New York museum.

Continue Reading →
Post image for Behind-the-scenes of Bushwick Art at 56 Bogart

Crowds flocked this Saturday to 56 Bogart Street, one of the main stops on the Bushwick Open Studios circuit.

Continue Reading →
Post image for Seeking Harmony at Storm King

This season in Mountainville, New York, two different artists are on view who aim for harmony with the meandering landscapes of Storm King Art Center.

Continue Reading →
Post image for Folly on the Roof of the Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art recently opened the second in a series of commissions for its rooftop garden overlooking Central Park.

Continue Reading →

Photo Essays

OK Tablet Computer

by Michael Groth on February 21, 2014

Post image for OK Tablet Computer

Austin Lee’s OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK at Postmasters Gallery consists of eccentric, archetypal figures represented in both painting and sculpture.

Continue Reading →
Post image for New Directions at Greenpoint Gallery Night

For those who braved the cold, it was a pleasure to see the offerings on view in Greenpoint on Friday night. From the monochromatic graphic paintings of Andrew Guenther at Gallery 106 Green to the sculptural CMYK-color collages at Fowler Project Space, the night evinced a diverse and robust scene.

Continue Reading →