Galleries

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DETROIT — There seem to be two prevailing schools of thought among artists about process.

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Post image for African Artists Take a Seat at the Table

Boundary lines make up much of the Richard Taittinger Gallery’s current exhibit, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? — lines that, like borders, criss and cross, divide and obscure.

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Post image for Animations That Leave You Psychically Altered

DETROIT — “Bob Ross and Thomas Kinkade are brought back to life to make landscapes in computers for an alien civilization that creates simulations of other planets — and they team up to find out if life on Earth was ever real in the first place.”

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CHICAGO — In the entire history of art, how many works depict a tree as their main subject?

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Post image for The History of NYC’s First Nine Landmark Parks

On a July morning, at the tender age of five, I watched the building next to my Bronx tenement capitulate to the blows of a wrecking ball.

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Post image for 35 Years After Fashion Moda, a Bronx Gallery Revisits the Landmark Space

1978. Weary of the SoHo art scene, artist Stefan Eins decided to open a new art space in the South Bronx. The space was named Fashion Moda (1978-1993) an abbreviation of the full name painted above its entrance: Fashion 时装 Moda МОДА.

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Post image for Plastic Purses and Comic-Book Catalogues: American Postwar Art at the Margins

Life-size knit body suits mingle with painted metal lawn chairs, plastic purses, and rows of zines and ephemera in the summer show at Matthew Marks Gallery, What Nerve!, which gathers the work of four outlying postwar art groups in the United States.

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Galleries

The Twisted Delights of Abject Art

by Patrick Neal on August 5, 2015

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During the summer, as Labor Day approaches and people flee the city for vacation, Ferris wheels and circus tents can be seen in the distance announcing the arrival of fairs across the counties.

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Eddie Curtis, “Chawan (tea cup)

One of New York’s great resources is its daunting abundance of commercial galleries, which provide encounters with an endless parade of new and old art forms from around the world.

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Post image for Artworks Cobbled Together from Immigrant Experiences

Art about identity politics, personal history, and cultural heritage is seen all too rarely in Bushwick galleries, where formal and material concerns tend to dominate.

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