Smart Painting: An Interview with Josh Reames

Smart Painting: An Interview with Josh Reames

By Kevin Blake Josh Reames makes smart paintings. Whether he is deliberately utilizing painting tropes, such as the dripping brushstroke, or deploying obvious geometric abstraction, Reames’ work acknowledges his awareness of the painting vocabulary while creating...
Judith Brotman: New Beginnings, Happy Endings

Judith Brotman: New Beginnings, Happy Endings

    For over two decades now Judith Brotman’s practice has hinged on relationships built between people. This has taken several forms over the years, and hopefully you’ve had the opportunity of seeing some of her recent work at Bike Room in “I Dozed, I Napped, I...
News from NYC: Queens Museum Re-Opens on November 9

News from NYC: Queens Museum Re-Opens on November 9

Queens Museum This has been a pretty great fall in the borough of Queens. From the NY Art Book Fair and Maker Faire earlier this season, to the ambitious Empire Drive-In that just closed 10 days ago, Queens – typically perceived as the dowdy counterpart to...
INSTALLATOR

INSTALLATOR

“Tumblr is a great way for people who don’t create content to share content thus lending their life some kind of creative import.”  This is the somewhat omniscient Jayson Musson’s tweet from a couple of weeks ago.  The more I think about it – and I...
Is Social Practice Gentrifying Community Arts?

Is Social Practice Gentrifying Community Arts?

A dispatch from the Creative Time Summit (NYC), The Association of American Cultures (Providence, RI), and Hand in Glove (New Orleans): August – October 2013 “Is Social Practice Gentrifying Community Arts?”: This question posed by Rick Lowe of...