Focus on the East Coast

Panos Tsagaris, Kalfayan Galleries, 2015 Armory Show Interview with Massimilano Gioni on the 2015 Armory Focus: MENAM
Droste Effect |

We spoke with Massimilano Gioni, director of New York’s New Museum, about this year’s Armory Focus: MENAM, a section dedicated to the Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean, and curated by Omar Kholeif for …

Omar Kholeif, 2015 Armory Show, Focus: MENAM Interview with Omar Kholeif, curator of Armory Focus: Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean
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We talked with Omar Kholeif, curator of this year’s Armory Focus: MENAM, a section dedicated to the Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean inside The 2015 Armory Show art fair in New York City. …

Allora&Calzadilla, The Fabric Workshop Intervals – Allora & Calzadilla in Philadelphia at The Fabric Workshop
Eleonora Castagna |

Last Sunday it was a super cold day in Philly, so I spent the whole afternoon at The Fabric Workshop. A friend of mine was my tour guide through the city, which I was visiting …

Installation view of Body and Matter: The Art of Kazuo Shiraga and Satoru Hoshino
2015 Experience Matters. Kazuo Shiraga and Satoru Hoshino at Dominique Lévy New York
Robin Newman |

Gutai, which translates as “embodiment” or “concrete”, is most commonly understood in the West as the name of the avant-garde art group that was formed in 1954. The Dominique Lévy gallery in New York City …

Lady Gaga by Robert Wilson, Hirshhorn Museum Days of Endless Time at the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington
Eleonora Castagna |

“There is a secret bond between slowness and memory, between speed and forgetting. A man is walking down the street. At a certain moment, he tries to recall something, but the recollection escapes him. Automatically, …

Geoffrey Farmer, Casey Kaplan gallery Geoffrey Farmer at Casey Kaplan Gallery
Eleonora Castagna |

    “Kathy Acker rang my head like a bell. It happened sometime in the spring of 1990, while she was reading out loud, a passage to our class from Gertrude Stein’s 1914 book, Tender …

Heyward and Hoberman. 29 Space Time, Roulette NY Julia Heyward and Perry Hoberman’s 29 Space Time brings performance art into the future
Robin Newman |

    29 Space Time is a performance art piece that was recently performed at the art space Roulette in Brooklyn, NY. Performed and created by the multimedia artists Perry Hobber and Julia Heyward. A unique piece on …

Artist Alfredo Aceto Reverse interview with Alfredo Aceto
Eleonora Castagna |

He was defined as “a young artist who wants to join the art world passing thorugh the main entrance, possibly asking for someone who can open the door for him or get him a pair …

Chloe Bass A conversation: Chloë Bass on PRELUDE 2014
Eleonora Castagna |

“This year the Prelude festival is going to be different”: this is the first sentence of the Curators’ welcome to the 2014 Prelude Festival. Known as the “un-official kick off event of the fall season” …

Kristine Potter at Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York Kristine Potter at Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York
Matilde Soligno |

Kristine Potter is known and valued for her delicately ambiguous and compelling representations of masculinity. A component also present in her latest photography work Manifest, now on view at Daniel Cooney Fine Art in Chelsea, …

Celebration by Raul de Nieves Anxious Spaces: Instillation as Catalyst
Robin Newman |

Anxious Spaces: Instillation as Catalyst presented six artists working in what Rosalind Krauss called “the expanding field” of sculpture, forging new modes and styles of sculpture. More precisely in the exhibition’s case instillation art, although …

Luke Stettner, New York Luke Stettner: this single monument at The Kitchen
Mary Coyne |

Stettner’s “single monument” splinters into different forms though the exhibition, each work functioning as an autonomous homage to a history of modernism. this single monument (circles) (2014) is a an impact 3 x 4 series …

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