Grid List, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York, NY

Allegra LaViola Gallery is pleased to present Grid List, curated by Patrick Morrissey and Mark Sengbusch. Grid List presents 16 artists, 13 working in geometric abstraction, and three working quite “gridless”. Their conceptual fodder ranges from sports to math and science to film, graphic design and video.

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VIEWLIST: Bulletin Board: Inspiration Information, Conceived by Karen Schifano

Our third VIEWLIST exhibition is conceived by New York painter Karen Schifano.

The word “inspire” (originally meaning “to infuse with breath”) is a verb, but can also transform itself into a noun or adjective. It’s very active, and yet also implies being receptive, even demands openness, a readiness to receive, and a sharpening of perception and awareness. From one thing, there is a direct connection to another thing, a kind of touch that is nurturing, rich and full of promise. Potential becomes realization; we wake up rejuvenated, re-energized, and ready for action.

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Lynne Harlow: BEAT

December 2007

New York City and Providence-based artist Lynne Harlow presents BEAT, which translates an earlier work, Lena's Beat, from an intimate wall piece to a large-scale installation and performance. BEAT combines specific, yet inherently unrelated elements: color and music. The performance will take place on Saturday, December 8, from 4-6pm, and will consist of two hours of solo drumming by various volunteer musicians.

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Are You Seeing What I’m Seeing?

  Yes, this is Artforum’s May 2007 cover.  The new issue features reviews of two major Op art surveys (Columbus, Ohio, and Frankfurt, Germany).  For a review of the reviews, be sure to read artist Paul Corio’s recent blog post You Could Have Knocked Me Over With a Feather.

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