Peter Saul’s Hair-Raising Attacks

by John Yau on March 29, 2015

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Peter Saul’s anarchic imagination is a singular phenomenon in American art.

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Beer with a Painter: Lois Dodd

by Jennifer Samet on March 28, 2015

Lois Dodd,

Lois Dodd has lived in a loft-studio on Second Street near the Bowery for over fifty years. When visiting her, one is struck by the independence of her lifestyle, as well as her work.

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Post image for Confounding the Eye: “Breaking Pattern” at Minus Space

Optical painting has been making its presence felt lately, with its 21st-century manifestation swapping the psychedelia and illusionism of its Sixties progenitor, Op Art, for an emphasis on process, systems and formal interrogation.

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Blue chip, outsider artist Martin Ramirez was memorialized this past Thursday evening in Chelsea with the unveiling of a United States postage stamp.

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Anguished, powerful, and problematic as they are, there is a heavy bar to what images of war and suffering can do, and what they can carry beyond cynicism, voyeurism, or spectacle.

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I generally stay out of public arguments about the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). I feel too close, yet I’m not an insider.

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Today is the day! Hyperallergic has launched the first edition of our Art Library series with five titles by some of the innovators of art writing.

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