Last Chance to See David Zink Yi at Hauser & Wirth Through July 29

This Summer Hauser & Wirth presented the first New York City solo exhibition of Peru-born, Berlin-based artist David Zink Yi, titled ‘Pneuma’. The piece de resistance of the exhibition is a room-filling, 16-foot long, 660-pound, breathtaking, ceramic sculpture of a squid sprawled across the floor and surrounded by a pool of its own ink. The work is so large that to create … Continue reading

Last Chance to catch Willem de Kooning: The Figure: Movement and Gesture at Pace

There’s only a few days left to catch Willem de Kooning: The Figure: Movement and Gesture, on view at Pace Galleries 57th street location through July 29, 2011. This is the first exhibition at Pace devoted to the artist since the gallery announced exclusive representation of the estate last fall. Willem de Kooning: The Figure: … Continue reading

Google Celebrates Alexander Calder’s Birthday with a Special Google Doodle

I don’t know how I missed this but on July 22nd Google had a very special Google doodle on their homepage celebrating the 113th birthday of artist Alexander Calder. Google doodles are what it’s called each time Google changes the logo on their homepage to celebrate a special occasion, usually a holiday, important date in … Continue reading

From the Playful to the Grotesque: Their All Pretty On The Inside

From the playful to the grotesque, the works in the new group show at Paul Kasmin Gallery opening tonight have one this in common, they’re all pretty on the inside. Pretty on the Inside, organized by Erik Parker and KAWS includes works in a range of media by seven American artists, Todd James, KAWS, Tony … Continue reading

Takashi Murakami Helps Google Celebrate the Summer Solstice

If you log onto Google today you may be surprised what you find. Google tapped the talent of Art world mega-star Takashi Murakami to create his own interpretation of the Google logo to celebrate the Summer Solstice. Takashi Murakami’s trademark psychedelic flower faces, narcotized eyes, and menacing mouths have been seen in a lot of places … Continue reading

Art Collective FriendsWithYou Bring Color and Joy to New York

Miami art collective FriendsWithYou is doing their part to bring happiness to Gotham city. In their exhibition at The Hole titled, “:)”, and throughout their massive Rainbow City installation presented by AOL, color is abundant in their brand of cheerful and child-like Pop Art meets Minimalism. FriendsWithYou has brought its Rainbow City installation of 40 monolithic, … Continue reading

Where My Knitters At?

This past Christmas, just before the city got blanketed by the snow storm of 2010, one of New York’s most recognizable monuments got a new covering of it’s own. The Wall Street Bull was encased in a cocoon of yarn in a guerilla art intervention by Agata Oleksiak, an artist who more commonly goes by the … Continue reading

Jasper Johns at Matthew Marks Gallery

This past Thursday Matthew Marks Gallery opened an exhibition of all new sculpture, drawings, and prints by one of the greatest living artists, Jasper Johns.

The Twisted Metal Sculptures of John Chamberlain Shine at Pace and Gagosian

Anytime the Spring Contemporary Art auctions are near you can be sure they will be ushered in by Chelsea’s elite trumpeting the blue-chip stars of their rosters. The scrap metal master sculptor John Chamberlain is one of the most visible artists this month with large solo shows at both Pace and Gagosian galleries. Since the … Continue reading

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