David Haxton, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY

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  David Haxton, No. 160, Division with Irregular Squares in Magenta and Orange, 1980 C-print, 24 x 30 inches Edition of 4 January 15 – February 14, 2009 Priska C. Juschka Fine Art presents a selection of photographs by David Haxton. This is Haxton’s first solo exhibition since 1986. This exhibition spans from two early works, both dated from 1980, marking his second inclusion in the Whitney Biennial (1981), to the present day. In his 2005 – 2008 work, Haxton continues his concept of […]

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Dia Announces New Director: Philippe Vergne

  Dia Art Foundation announced the appointment of Philippe Vergne as Dia’s new director. Mr. Vergne, currently deputy director and chief curator at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, assumes his post on September 15, 2008. He succeeds Jeffrey Weiss who left Dia in March of this year to resume his curatorial and scholarly career.  Mr. Vergne is a highly respected museum professional in the world of contemporary art. He joined the Walker in 1997 and […]

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Joseph Marioni at Peter Blum Gallery, by Michael Brennan

Although he has shown extensively in Europe for many years, it’s only in the past decade, when he began showing with Peter Blum, that his stature in America has grown large in a more public way. This, despite the fact that Marioni exhibited his work at Bykert Gallery in the 70’s, was tapped by Brice Marden for a show at Artists Space, and was included in a recent Whitney Biennial. However, it took the New […]

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Open House: Working in Brooklyn at the Brooklyn Museum, by Nick Stillman

Early critical returns on the Brooklyn Museum’s Open House: Working in Brooklyn have been middling to scathing, with most negative reviews questioning the everything-but-the-kitchen-sink curatorial strategy. Open House is gleefully and maybe willfully disorganized, reflecting the vast ethnic, social, economic, and artistic diversity of the borough. But (and I’m not the first to say it) by positioning the show as the ultimate exercise in inclusiveness, curators Charlotta Kotik and Tumelo Mosaka weatherproof it from critical […]

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Jake Berthot at McKee Gallery, by Michael Brennan

Cezanne baseballs. Who are these for? The thought crossed my mind while handling some regulation baseballs that were imprinted with images Cezanne’s bathers and his wife Hortense. They were for sale, along with the usual sundries, at the tail end of the exhaustive retrospective in Philadelphia eight years ago. Although absurd, I concluded that these baseballs were somehow an appropriately American cultural response. How else might our culture make use of Cezanne, whose work is […]

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