The 2015 Dorothy Saxe Invitational: Tzedakah Box at The Contemporary Jewish Museum

For the next month The Contemporary Jewish Museum will present the tenth iteration of The Dorothy Saxe Invitational, a recurring exhibition unique to the Museum that is a significant part of its rich history, and an important example of its mission as a forum for contemporary interpretations and representations of Jewish material culture, art, and […]

Photo Feature: Luna Rienne Gallery, “City Minded”

04.26.2015
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From the poetic musings of the flaneur, who wandered the streets of Paris to the quick-paced, gritty world of the metropolises depicted in the artworks of the Ashcan School artists, the dynamic urban life has fascinated artists for centuries. Luna Rienne Gallery’s current group show, City Minded celebrates the painting genre and its history within the frame of the picturesque […]

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The 2015 Dorothy Saxe Invitational: Tzedakah Box at The Contemporary Jewish Museum

04.22.2015
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For the next month The Contemporary Jewish Museum will present the tenth iteration of The Dorothy Saxe Invitational, a recurring exhibition unique to the Museum that is a significant part of its rich history, and an important example of its mission as a forum for contemporary interpretations and representations of Jewish material culture, art, and […]

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Casey Gray, “Wave Pool” at Park Life Gallery

04.19.2015
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San Francisco-based artist Casey Gray’s first show at Park Life Gallery, Wave Pool, includes both Gray’s acrylic spray paint and aerosol enamel still life paintings, and a further continuance of his new painting series that depict ubiquitous, emoji-like digitally created symbols. In the “wave” paintings, the symbols depicted: from hamburgers to skulls, painter pallets to cacti, are initially lighthearted and one-dimensional, and in no […]

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Photo Feature: Moleskine Project IV at Hashimoto Contemporary

04.10.2015
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The annual group show now in its fourth year, Moleskine Project co-curated by Sydney-based artist Rodrigo Luff and gallery director Ken Harman goes down the street from its regular Spoke Art exhibition space to Harman’s new-ish, larger Hashimoto Contemporary. Over 70 artists from throughout the world participated in Moleskine Project this year. One of this exhibition’s aims is to honor the sketchbook as the […]

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Photo Feature: Curiot, “Down the Rabbit Hole with Neon Lights” at FFDG

03.30.2015
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Down the Rabbit Hole with Neon Lights now on view at FFDG includes an all-new series of colorful and vibrant acrylic paintings by Mexico City-based artist Favio Martinez, perhaps better known as Curiot. The artist’s second show at FFDG is in many ways a continuing chapter a convoluted narrative that reveals a surreal world of the artist’s own inspired creation. In this solo show audiences […]

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Artist Proof: Leah Rosenberg, “Everyday, A Color” at Irving Street Projects

03.21.2015
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Initially, I did a version of this project while on a month-long residency at the Vermont Studio Center in November 2014. It was like my morning mantra. Everyday.  A color. For me, it was about the action of painting and implementing a routine.  But it was also about connecting to a place, a community and recording […]

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