Art Fairs: Art Basel Miami, SCOPE Art, Pulse and Today

29 Nov
Art Fairs: Art Basel Miami, SCOPE Art, Pulse and Today

Art Fairs: Art Basel Miami, SCOPE Art, Pulse, et al As the latest incantation of the Miami art fairs commence, I recall how art fairs in general were greeted about five or ten years ago.  Critics and artists vilified the attempt to cram dozens of pieces, without a gallery context, into a small booth, lined next to

28 Nov
Brant Foundation Art Study Center: David Altmejd

Brant Foundation Art Study Center: David Altmejd David Altmejd’s exhibition and hours at The Brant Foundation Art Study Center in Greenwich, CT are listed below.  Please find our December and January open tour schedule listed below.  I’ve not visited the Brant Foundation but it sounds great (I grew up in Greenwich). December 1st at 3pm December 6th at

22 Nov
International Exhibition and Prize – NordArt 2012, Germany

International Exhibition and Prize – NordArt 2012, Germany Call for applications  Deadline: 31 January, 2012 Application Fee: None NordArt is one of Northern Europe largest annual contemporary art exhibitions. The exhibition in summer 2011 displays the work of 250 artists from 55 countries. The NordArt exhibition is organised by the non-profit initiative ‘Kunstwerk Carlshütte’ and

18 Nov
Fine Art Photography | Photography Tutorial NYC | Portfolio Reviewing

Picking images and editing photographs is a chore, and is mostly anxiety producing for myself, even after all these years doing it. Although its a very personal process, I recommend doing it with someone else or getting feedback from a few close friends. I just worked with a student who had images of Detroit.  I started by

13 Nov
Guggenheim Museum: Maurizio Cattelan Exhibition

Maurizio Cattelan’s Guggenheim Museum exhibition was rightly criticized by Roberta Smith in her recent review in the New York Times.  His retrospective is purposely a jumble, as more than 120 pieces dangle above from the rafters. And as the artworld’s jester, this seems appropriate. Yet, the work is just not possible to view.  Frustratingly, we are completely caught

12 Nov
Contemporary Photography: American Chambers, Bruce Nauman, Karen Kilimnik, Sherrie Levine

Contemporary Photography and Artists: American Chambers, Bruce Nauman, Karen Kilimnik, Sherrie Levine, Steve Giovinco “American Chambers” is curated by Inhee Iris Moon at the Gyeongnam Art Museum in Korea. The exhibition opened September 8th and is on view through November 27, 2011. If you will be in Korea, please check it out or if you

11 Nov
Fine Art Photography: Photobooks, School of Visual Arts/SVA, Susan Bright

With the advent of tablet technology, what is the future of photobooks?  That was a question posited at a lecture at SVA recently. As a photographer, I’ve been a fan of photobooks, and laud masterpieces such as Robert Frank’s Americans.  But what is the current trend and usages of the printed page for images? One