The fair is a welcome reminder that a lot of people make art, and regular people should be able to buy it.
As Black Lives Matter Protests Continue, Some NYC Art Galleries Board Up Storefronts
Now, some galleries are taking measures to conceal their windows or board up, but others have long used telling architectural markers of exclusion to discourage diverse audiences.
9 New Galleries That Opened in New York City in 2017
Don’t focus on the closings. Three cheers for new galleries!
In Chelsea, Three Disappointing Art Exhibitions (And One Pleasant Surprise)
Finding a lot of forgettable work from renowned artists, and an unexpectedly happy encounter with a classic.
Casting New York City’s Oldest Tree in Luminous Glass
Artist Rachel Owens made casts of the Alley Pond Giant, the oldest living thing in New York City, and fused them with a rainbow of glass shards.
Tripping Through Digital Landscapes in Virtual Reality and on Canvas
The works in Rachel Rossin’s show at Zieher Smith & Horton unfold sequentially, like the illustrations of an idea that is carefully trying to prove itself.
A Hardworking, Sincere, and Studiously Inept Painter
“Josh Smith: Sculpture” is how the sign reads. Yet behind it is a conservatively installed exhibition of drawings, conventionally framed and tastefully spaced on Luhring Augustine’s neutral white walls.
A Tribute to the Rust Belt, Carefully Crafted from Domestic Decay
For 10 weeks in a disused church basement somewhere in the Midwest, Julie Schenkelberg built a turbulent installation of broken furniture, found objects, and housing rubble anointed with blue and gold paint.
Seamless Digital Collages Capture Europe’s Church Façades
For his photo series FACADES, which portrays Europe’s old religious structures head-on, from top to bottom, German artist Markus Brunetti strips these sites bare of any distracting elements.
A Dance About Capitalism Falls Prey to Its Machinations
Early in koosil-ja’s new show I Am Capitalism, which ran at The Kitchen last week, she spoke through recorded voice-overs of a desire to acquire dances.
A Chelsea Double Feature: Paper Meets Clay on “Homeground’s” Turf
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.
The Luminous Plastic of an Underappreciated Light and Space Artist
To create translucent sculptures in the colossal proportions he desired, De Wain Valentine needed a new type of plastic.