John Dante Bianchi Reviewed in Artforum

John Dante Bianchi Reviewed in Artforum

For his solo exhibition “Unavoidable Encounter,” John Dante Bianchi has made sculptures that initially register as paintings attempting to escape their supports. Concertina-like folds of what seems to be canvas—but is actually immaculately engineered strata of wood and aluminum—wrest from their stretcher bars, rising and jutting forth in sharply angled planes, revealing trusses and screws beneath. Acrylic paint is applied to the surfaces in layers, then sanded back to form warm clouds of pinks, purples, and oranges, with patches of
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Michael Mandiberg reviewed in Artforum

Michael Mandiberg reviewed in Artforum

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By Jennifer W. Leung, printed in the October issue.

MICHAEL MANDIBERG

DENNY GALLERY

For Michael Mandiberg’s “From Aaaaa! to ZZZap!” at Denny Gallery, the artist displayed a limited run of his Print Wikipedia project, 2015, which makes the online encyclopedia available in proprietary print-on-demand form. Several individual print copies and volumes titled Table of Contents and Contributor Appendix were shelved against a monochromatic wallpaper, these were accompanied by the real-time projection of file conversion and upload to the
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Artforum highlights Brent Birnbaum’s SPRING/BREAK installation

Artforum highlights Brent Birnbaum’s SPRING/BREAK installation

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By Linda Yablonsky, March 6, 2015

Spring Forward

WE HAD SOHO. We had the East Village. We have Chelsea and Williamsburg, Bushwick and Red Hook. What will become New York’s next art neighborhood?

“I guess all of these artists live in the Bronx?” the actor Alan Alda surmised on Monday, during the cocktail hour for the Bronx Museum of Art’s annual benefit gala. We were far south of that borough, on the
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