Ben Gocker isn’t yearning to be released from the impermanence of his body. His work shows his acceptance of nostalgia and melancholy.
Using simple means, often just pencil and paper, van Dalen has made careful, painstaking images of cyborgs, pigeons, and war machines.
Linhares has become a pioneer who paved the way for a generation of women artists to develop their own alternative worlds.
Sandow Birk’s investigation of US culture and politics is unusual in that its own explicit politics are not overly didactic — a difficult line to walk successfully.
Charlie Ahearn talks about his new work and memories of the beginnings of hip-hop ahead of his exhibition at P.P.O.W. Gallery and movie screening at Metrograph.
From an increasingly diversified roster of galleries to a surprising slew of rock art, the mega-fair is impressively eclectic this year.
The centerpiece of her new exhibition at PPOW is “The Garden” (1996–98), a kaleidoscopic, room-filling installation housing hundreds if not thousands of artificial flowers under a canopy of sewn together flower print dresses.
Next time you’re walking through the East Village, take a moment to look up at the skies over Tompkins Square Park. You might just spot Anton van Dalen’s flock of snow-white pigeons. The artist, who first learned to rear the birds at the age of twelve, is one of the few remaining pigeon keepers in Lower Manhattan.
The Woman Destroyed, currently on view at PPOW Gallery, takes as its organizing theme the 1967 Simone de Beauvoir book of the same title, comprised of three stories that explore the personal crises of middle-aged and aging women.
What do women want?
One might be led to think, from the title of Hunter Reynold’s current exhibition at PPOW Gallery, Survival AIDS Medication Reminder, that the show deals with issues of health and physical condition, or perhaps reminiscence.
“Something strange is creeping across me.” The first line of John Ashbery’s poem, “Daffy Duck in Hollywood,” came to mind while I was scrutinizing the modestly scaled, seemingly benign works included in Bloomfield, Jessica Rohrer’s latest exhibition of paintings and works on paper at PPOW.