New Dominion, a group show at Mixed Greens, brings together the work of eight artists living and working in Richmond, Virginia.
Starting in the late 1960s, in the New York art world and internationally, Holly Solomon was for many a genuine star and maybe even, in Andy Warhol’s lexicon, a “superstar.”
MIAMI BEACH — Parsing contemporary art’s inscrutable pecking order of markets and sensibilities is already a miserable endeavor, but the stakes inch ever higher in Miami, where the tantalizing gruel of celebrity gets spread preciously thin.
Jenna Spevack’s current exhibition at Mixed Greens seems take a shot at this popular preoccupation. Eight Extraordinary Greens is part public service announcement, part experiment in farming and part installation.
In unofficial conjunction with the inauguration of Frieze New York on Randall’s Island, the galleries on Chelsea’s 26th Street decided to go big and throw a block party last Saturday. If there is one kind of party that galleries excel at, it’s glamorous and exclusive after-hours functions, on a rooftop suite somewhere far above the streets of Chelsea; if there’s one area where galleries are found unanimously wanting, it’s dealing with the public, with “regular” people, the viewers who venture through their doors simply to look and not to buy. Considering this, it was surprising and encouraging to see high-end Chelsea galleries reaching out, in a coordinated effort, to the art-going public.