Looking at McNeely’s work through the lens of pain is almost inevitable, but it was a feat of strength for McNeely to paint some of these canvases at all, as doctors insisted she would never work at such a scale again.
Artist duo McDermott & McGough’s show is filled with campy critiques of homosexual oppression through the ages.
The tension between design and art derives from the utility ascribed to the former vying with the elusiveness that characterizes the latter.
The 2015 Armory Show delivers pretty much what you’d expect of the 2015 Armory Show: some quite good art, some pretty bad art, and a lot of completely harmless stuff in between.
This show at James Fuentes, instigated by various artists associated with an exhibition in 1980 called The Real Estate Show, is a reconstruction of a spontaneous action that began in late 1979.
It is probably appropriate that the first time I heard of Josh Abelow was through his website, Artblog Artblog. It is more of a stream of consciousness image and info dump than a proper “blog” — there isn’t much writing to speak of.