On the photo market, its dealers, and Paris Photo 2011. Interviews with Steven Kasher, Howard Greenberg, and others.
Underwater canyon, high buildings, more make city vulnerable.
James Franco, Cindy Sherman, and a sculpture named Linda at SoHo’s Costume National.
These days Paul Simon enjoys music from Mali, which he discovered two years ago in his continual lookout for new sounds. Twenty-five years ago, it was music from South Africa that caught the attention of the singer-songwriter, who reached international acclaim with his 1986 solo album, Graceland, the most commercially successful of his career.
Keating Sherwin operates out of a studio in Brooklyn with ceilings tall enough to stack two or three medium-sized paintings up the wall and windows large enough for the light to spill in.
Keating Sherwin paints large, sculptural oil paintings of women. Preferring cooking tools to paintbrushes, Sherwin’s process is one of the most fascinating aspects of her work..
An interview with the music photographer Mick Rock.
The Moretti Fine Art Gallery’s private viewing of “Seicento Fiorentino: Sacred and Profane Allegories.”
My collaboration with Brook Mason on the Frieze Art Fair in Randall’s Island.
A review of a group photography show in Queens, New York.
Bryn McConnell’s studio door is decorated with a clean grid of inspirations. One piece of construction paper reads, Everything is an experiment, while Art ‡ Democracy, Kunst ‡ Kultur, ART = Humpty Dumpty, ART = YUMMY YUMMY.
On the hyperrealist still lifes of painter Marc Dennis whose subjects include pistols, piles of pearls, leopard print cloth, Jeff Koons’ platinum rabbit pendant, rows of frozen carcasses, heaps of Chilean sea bass, and other objects of consideration.
If a collection of seventy photographs, an installation, and a film prove one thing, it’s that Patti Smith rocks much more than one world.
We often go to the Met Museum and don’t look twice at the security guards. But, what if I told you they were all artists?
A book about the statues of Auguste Rodin with photos from the Rodin Museum in Paris, France. Available for purchase on Amazon.com.
On the photographer Sally Mann: her life, her work, and her recent exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
When was the last time you saw a really good photographic print? I am not just talking about a decent image; I mean a great print of that image. My guess is you probably have not seen one in a while, at least not on a gallery wall in Chelsea (with some exceptions).
The late UK photographer Bob Carlos Clarke, known for his striking and revolutionary use of rubber on his models, never became an internationally famous photographer in the vein of Newton, Avedon or Ritts—until now. TREATS! looks back— and forward—at Clarke’s maverick career, his turbulent personal life and what the future may hold for his legacy.
My review of the photographer Bill Diodato’s new book, Care of Ward 81 (forward by Mary Ellen Mark).
Kiki Smith is known primarily as a sculptor, but this book showcases her talent as a photographer.
On my experience during Fashion’s Night Out in New York City, 2009.