In her newest project, Jane Benson slices violins, a cello, a viola, and a double bass in half—then has musicians play the severed instruments. The result: The Splits. Richard J. Goldstein speaks to her about this strange endeavor.
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Andrea Neustein revisits Roman Opalka’s gray time-pieces and the alternating tones of futility and humor that give them form. PASSAGES, comprised of four such works, is up now through October 9 at Yvon Lambert Gallery.
Lauren Clay’s sculptures permeate the visual field like gamma radiation, unmistakably succulent in their Easter-egg hues. Drawing from references as varied as classical Greek symbols, a Southern Baptist upbringing, and Judy Chicago, her work is at once playful and deeply spiritual.
Joan Waltemath’s paintings are not to be seen, but experienced. Their architectural nature speaks to the body and its 1:1 connection to surface. In this Post-Impressions, Mary Jones speaks to the artist, writer, and educator about the importance of touch and language on perception.
BOMB’s Richard J. Goldstein talks generational differences, scale, and what it means to be a New York Artist with Greater New York artists Sam Moyer and Franklin Evans in this cyber-roundtable discussion.
Sculptor Hans van Meeuwen’s odd fragments and modifications impinge upon the confines of any space they occupy. Summoning adolescent relations and solutions combined with innate tension, he invites viewers to revert at a whim. Lynn Maliszewski speaks with him about his process and inspiration.
Coco has a career that spans over 40 years, first as a 15-year-old “writer” on subway cars and later evolving into a studio artist employing stretched canvas. He is represented in Down by Law at Eric Firestone Gallery with three paintings selected from three different periods of his career. Each canvas has as its singular theme, various mutations of his tag, “coco.”
Sculptor Ian Schneller and champion whistler Andrew Bird joined forces on the Guggenheim’s rotunda in early August for the Dark Sounds concert series, performances that were conceived in conjunction with the Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance exhibition. In the spirit of Haunted, we went analog and had photographer Ryan Spencer shoot the show on his 35mm camera.
Lauren Elkin chronicles the rock and roll bird-watching and Hermes scarf-tying at the least muddy festival in Britain. Complete with drawings by Joanna Walsh, aka Badaude.
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