What is the difference between a painting in a museum and a tattoo on an arm?
Charles Platt’s exhibition encrypted messages at Freight+Volume gallery uses personal things to reconstruct a narrative, or at least parts of a story through which a life might be glimpsed.
Americans love their mythos almost as much as they love their country. But with the appalling lack of civility during this year’s election, a few monsters of our past are returning to wreak havoc.
The poet James Schuyler once described the tidal influence that the New York art world had on the poetry he and his friends were writing as “floods of paint in whose crashing surf we all scramble.”
Despite Art on Paper’s name, the work on view at the first-time Armory Week fair includes as many different materials as at any other fair, with art created on paper and art inspired by paper on view.