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When American Express started their Shop Small project, which trumpets that “small businesses are the heartbeat of our communities,” I can’t imagine they would have pictured the Madison Avenue Gagosian shop as a poster child for the campaign.
But this past weekend, a friend of Hyperallergic spotted the sign on the door of the über-gallerist’s Upper East Side shop. With a business empire (16 locations in seven countries) that spans the globe, it might be a stretch to think of Gagosian as a “small business.” I mean, that’s rich … or is it superrich?
Saar’s irreverent paintings of dolls from her collection celebrate the catharsis she found in play.
With the opening of the new, $40 million structure in East Williamsburg, it poses the question of its role in the local arts community — one of collaboration or conquest?
Large-scale installations by artist and adobera Joanna Keane Lopez and olfactory-acoustic sculptures by Oswaldo Maciá will be on view starting October 1.
The act of touching allows a deeper sensory understanding for the viewer while simultaneously creating a rebellion against the terms of viewing, the defining terms of the museum and gallery space.
Photographer Fin Serck-Hanssen follows Hedda, a Norwegian in her early 20s, as she travels to undergo cosmetic surgeries and a vaginoplasty.
Over 125 artist studios, galleries, and exhibition spaces open their doors to the public for this year’s Jersey City Art and Studio Tour, taking place from September 30 through October 3.