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Presenting vitas of sweeping landscapes paired with serene color gradients, Mark Dorf’s photographs of the Rocky Mountains of Colorado ferry nature into fantasy.
Pop culture fetishization of war and violence of video games are explored with vivid watercolor-based animation in Eddo Stern’s Vietnam Romance, on view at Postmasters gallery in Tribeca.
How many urinals by Marcel Duchamp are there? Turns out there are at least 17. Greg Allen of Greg.org points out that fact and takes the piss [sorry, couldn’t resist] out of Washington Post critic Blake Gopnik for his recent review of “Stolen Pieces” (1995-97) at Postmasters’ Reality is Overrated show by Eva and Franco Mattes. It’s amazing that Duchamp’s “original” idea continues to inspire artists and discussion.
It was Friday, April 2, and my mission was five gallery openings in one night: Postmasters in Chelsea, Flux Factory in Long Island City, Janet Kurnatowski in Greenpoint, and two Bushwick venues, Storefront Gallery and Grace Exhibition Space. It was an ambitious list to accomplish but my goal was set.