New American Abstraction: 1960-1975, Gary Snyder Gallery, New York, NY

  Installation view November 8 – December 20, 2008 Participating artists: Richard Anuszkiewicz, Karl Benjamin, Leon Berkowitz, Ilya Bolotowsky, Hilton Brown, Lawrence Calcagno, Clarence Carter, Francis Celentano, Roy Colmer, Gene Davis, Thomas Downing, Paul Feeley, Frederick Hammersley, Ward Jackson, Tadaaki Kuwayama, Lyman Kipp, Beatrice Mandelman, Howard Mehring, Rakuko Naito, Ray Parker, Milton Resnick, Max Schnitzler, Vivian Springford, Albert Stadler, Sidney Wolfson, Jack Youngerman

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Metro Poles: Art in Action, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY

  October 27 – December 6, 2008 Metro Poles: Art in Action transforms an artspace into a stage for experimentation and collaboration- a public studio where concepts, artistic processes and performances are exchanged and improvised. A singular installation is developed on-site, over a four-week period, by 7 teams (20 artists) working collaboratively. The process of development and renewal, which offers alternatives to individual production, commodity and competition, will be on view during gallery hours.  Collaborating […]

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Julian Dashper, John Nixon & Tilman in Yo, Mo’ Modernism… 1, CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium

  October 17 – November 31, 2008 On the occasion of the first Brussels Biennial, CCNOA, in cooperation with Brussels-based artist & curator Tilman and Dutch artist & curator Jan Maarten Voskuil, is pleased to present the exhibition YO, MO’ MODERNISM… as part of the Brussels Biennial Off-Program. The exhibitions will feature the work of 34 artists from Belgium, elsewhere in Europe and abroad who investigate the premises of modernism and question and/or highlight aspects […]

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Pinta: The Modern & Contemporary Latin American Art Fair, NYC

    View of Arevalo Arte’s booth at Pinta This weekend we visited the Pinta Art Fair in NYC, a compelling overview of modern and contemporary Latin American art including more than 50 galleries from North, South and Central America.   Highlights included booths by Arevalo Arte (Miami), Alejandra von Hartz Gallery (Miami), Gabinete de Arte Raquel Arnaud (Sao Paolo), Galeria Nara Roesler (Sao Paolo), Durban Segnini (Caracas/Miami), GC Estudio de Arte (Buenos Aires), Sammer Gallery […]

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Sol Lewitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

  Opened on November 16, 2008 Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective comprises 105 of LeWitt’s large-scale wall drawings, spanning the artist’s career from 1969 to 2007. These occupy nearly an acre of specially built interior walls that have been installed—per LeWitt’s own specifications—over three stories of a historic mill building situated at the heart of MASS MoCA’s campus. The 27,000-square-foot structure, known as Building #7, has been fully restored for the exhibition by Bruner/Cott […]

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Reality Check Interview with Matthew Deleget, by Jackie Battenfield, The Artist’s Guide, October 2008

  The Artist’s Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love is a comprehensive handbook that provides the information, tools, and techniques, for developing and sustaining a successful art career. It provides answers to the challenges artists face everyday and includes real-life examples, illustrations, step-by-step exercises, and bulleted lists that allow readers to dive in and begin working immediately. Author Jackie Battenfield maintains her own career as a visual artist and teaches professional […]

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Conversation: Sylvan Lionni and Michael Zahn

  The Great Mississippi Valley Flood, 1927   Michael Zahn: Buddy, the new work looks great.   Sylvan Lionni: Thanks, buddy.   Poly-crystalline solar panels, 2008   MZ: You’ve had reservations about paintings that would simply be seen as images of ephemera. That unease begs a question we’ve each contemplated for most of the time we’ve known one another. What motivates the work? How do you and it both remain engaged? How do these paintings […]

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