How big is Wikipedia? How many printed volumes would it take to put all of the online encyclopedia on a library’s shelves? I’m only asking about the 5 million or so articles in the English language version—there’s at least that many more in other languages.
The Artist-Centric Movement has its Milestone Moment: SPRING/BREAK by PADDY JOHNSON on MARCH 7, 2016 Read on Art F City. Walking around SPRING/BREAK this Saturday seemed indicative of a watershed moment. The artist-centric movement we’ve been tracking for the last several years is finally gaining more visibility and commercial success and no where is that more evident than this fair. Located on the administrative floors at Moynihan Station (above the main post office), over 100 curated projects took over once…Read More
I Know What You Did Last Spring/Break: Fair Founders Ambre Kelly and Andrew Gori’s 9 Most Memorable Booths By Dylan Kerr, Feb. 26, 2016 Read on Artspace. Founders Ambre Kelly and Andrew Gori during a very special performance (getting married) at the 2015 Spring/Break Fair In contrast to the big-budget (and better-known) art fairs dominating New York’s Armory Week, SPRING/BREAK offers something a little different: booths designed by curators, not gallerists, that feature genuinely exciting works at approachable prices by emerging or lesser-known artists. The…Read More
Beyond the Main Fair: 9 Things to See This Armory Week by Kate Messinger Read on Paper Magazine. Light your torches, the art world olympics are upon us again. The largest New York based art fair, the Armory Art Show in its 22nd year, brings us a giant warehouse filled with artwork you have probably seen before, a burning glow of neon lights, a $5 shot of espresso, and the possibility to be stabbed by a woman with art fair…Read More
This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Hacking Dystopias by Michael Anthony Farley on February 22, 2016 Read on Art F City. This weekend’s must-see events include a lot of AFC’s friends and favs, from Friday’s discussion on hacktivism as part of Joyce Yu-Jean Lee’s project FIREWALL Internet Cafe to fundraiser events featuring the work of AFC’s own Matthew Leifheit and F.A.G. Bar artist Macon Reed on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. But during the week, do check out solo shows from Leanne Shapton (Tuesday) and Sherrie Levine (Wednesday). Thursday’s all about dystopia, with…Read More
How Five New York Artist Couples Share Space By Kat Herriman, February 11, 2016 Read on T-Magazine Navigating New York real estate is notoriously difficult, but these young partners in love — and, often, in work — have made it an art. Trudy Benson and Russell Tyler BEDFORD STUYVESANT Two early Katherine Bernhardt portraits grace the wall above their couch. “We trade with our friends,” Benson says with a smile, pointing out the painterly faces. “It’s a nice way to…Read More
The Last Platform: What it’s like to stand on the precipice of virtual reality
Photographed in Brooklyn by Skye Parrott Read on Double or Nothing Across cultures and millennia the moon has constantly loomed, quietly reminding us of the power it holds; it can pull ocean tides, control birth cycles, make men crazy and illuminate the darkness. It is the serene, ever-evasive contrast to the energetic, persistent sun, maintaining a subversive influence that has served as both a guide and goddess for women throughout history. Caris Reid’s mythology-inspired symbolism and Amanda Valdez’s personified shapes…Read More
In Conversation: Mark Dion & Dana Sherwood Friday, February 19th from 6:45-8pm NeueHouse Madison Square | 110 East 25th Street Mark Dion and Dana Sherwood are both artists who work around issue of the culture of nature. While each have an independent practice, they also collaborate with each other. This talk, organized in partnership with Gladstone Gallery, will highlight their global practice featuring works across four continents, with Dion speaking about works like “The Wonder Workshop”, produced during the most…Read More
Precarious Weight A graphite-obsessed artist chases a new thread By Scott Indrisek Printed in February Issue 2016 View PDF of article.
“An Artist Serves Up Decadent Feasts for Wild Animals” by Allison Meier, February 1, 2016 Read on Hyperallergic Over the past few years, New York-based artist Dana Sherwood has organized a picnic for wild baboons on the South African coast, left banquets for raccoons in the suburbs of South Florida, and concocted a molded terrine of jellied spam, beef, hot dogs, and marrow bones for coyotes. Most recently, she made elaborate confections of meat, fish, and local produce for ocelots,…Read More
The Flatness A Conversation with American Photographer Erin O’Keefe By Hudson Brown, February Issue Erin O’Keefe is an American photographer who has beautifully translated her two decades experience as an architect into her image making. View article HERE.
STRAIGHT TALK with Dana Sherwood View PDF of article. Dana Sherwood is a New York–based artist who blurs the line between the domestic and the wild through her mixed media and documentary art. Concerned with “the semiotics of desire and melancholia present at the intersection of the two worlds,” Sherwood’s work explores novel ideas such as what it means, and what it looks like, to create a picnic basket for South African baboons. Sherwood has exhibited internationally including at New York’s Marianne Boesky Gallery, Mixed Greens Gallery, Socrates Sculpture Park, and Flux Factory as…Read More
Outside/Inside: The Work of Nikolai Ishchuk Resonance 104.4 FM Aired January 19, 2016 Listen to the recording HERE. There then, hear now is a photography show on the radio. We know that photographs are fictions and not being able to see them compounds this fact. Just try and explain a photograph to somebody. Instead, this series investigates sounds inspired by photographs. Hearing is another way of seeing. Outside/Inside: The Work of Nikolai Ishchuk The abundance of photographic production and the…Read More
NEW YORK – DANA SHERWOOD: “CROSSING THE WILD LINE” AT DENNY GALLERY THROUGH FEBRUARY 21ST, 2016 By J. Holburn, January 20th, 2016 Read on Art Observed Dana Sherwood’s conceptual focus is the Anthropocene, a contentious term which in essence describes our present and future epoch, framed by the destabilization of nature as impacted by human activity on earth. With a practice that spans drawing, video, and sculptural installations, her work intervenes to engage local wildlife and open up a realm…Read More
New LES Art Exhibit Re-Examines ‘Nature’ in Human-Shaped World By Savannah Cox, January 13, 2016 Read on DNAinfo. From hanging out in the Mets’ weight room to “invading” the backyards of South Park Sloperesidents, raccoons have been getting a lot of press lately. Many consider the increased presence of these charcoal-eyed creatures to be an annoyance, but Washington Heights artist Dana Sherwood views them as signs of something else: the Anthropocene. The term refers to the era that some scientists…Read More
“Art Made by Tempting Animals” by Kat Herriman New York Times, January 12, 2016 At the artist Dana Sherwood’s apartment on the Upper West Side, her dog, Hera, answers the door, tail wagging. A lifelong equestrian who now competes in dressage, Sherwood is used to collaborating with animals — and connects with them on a fundamental level. “Dressage is all about understanding a horse through the feel of your body; it’s like inventing another language,” says Sherwood. “What I’m…Read More
The Artist Who Lured an Ocelot to Dinner by Rachel Corbett Food & Wine, January 7, 2016 Dana Sherwood creates sculpture-like meals to entice wild animals, then illustrates her dinner guests. A few months ago, Dana Sherwood went shopping for a dinner party. On her list were pigs’ tails, a three-foot ox liver, a whole chicken and mangoes. She spent a week preparing an al fresco feast including carne de sol and traditional Brazilian street meats. Then, on the appointed…Read More
“Habitat: Emily Noelle Lambert” by Katherine McMahon ARTnews, January 7, 2016 Habitat is a weekly series that visits with artists in their workspaces. This week’s studio: Emily Noelle Lambert; Greenpoint, Brooklyn. “How do I get started again?” “Where do I want the work to go?” “What do I want it to be?” These are a few of the questions Emily Noelle Lambert, 40, was asking in her Greenpoint studio on a recent evening in December. The artist was wrapping up the semester at…Read More
Read on Art F City This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Gallery Armageddon By Paddy Johnson, Michael Anthony Farley, Rea McNamara on January 4, 2016 Those who thought they’d ease into the work week after the holiday break will be sorely disappointed. Nearly every gallery in the city has an opening. Between the Abrons Art Center’s American Realness Festival opening this week and a rash of Chelsea and Lower East Side shows, your calendar will be full. And not just with…Read More
The Pursuit of Art, 2015 by Thomas Micchelli on December 26, 2015 Read on Hyperallergic. 2015 was the Year of the Whitney. Within a swift, seven-month span since the Mayday opening of its new headquarters on Gansevoort Street — a light-filled, magically flexible space designed by Renzo Piano — the museum has dominated the New York art world’s conversation with a rapid-fire succession of major exhibitions, including its sumptuous inaugural show, America is Hard to See, followed by Frank Stella’s…Read More
Denny Gallery is delighted to host Game Night #1 (Mysticism) featuring artist-made games by Richie Brown, Bailey Nolan, and Sheetal Prajapati, on Sunday, January 3, from 2 to 7 p.m.
Read on Collector Daily Nikolai Ishchuk, Penumbra @Denny By Loring Knoblauch / December 15, 2015 JTF (just the facts): A total of 10 photographic prints and 5 photographic sculptures displayed in the two room gallery space, the prints hung unframed and held to the white walls with nails and the sculptures shown on pedestals. All of the prints are gelatin silver prints, with additional cyanotype, acrylic, oil stick, printing ink, cement wash, and polymer spray, made in 2014 and 2015. Physical sizes range from 11×9…Read More
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