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Anne Couillaud

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Eugène Leroy's Nudes at Michael Werner

(5) Comments | Posted December 17, 2012 | 11:05 AM

For now almost thirty years, Michael Werner has continuously shown the work of French painter Eugène Leroy. In a new exhibition in New York, the gallery delights us with an outstanding selection of the artist's luminous nudes, one of his favorite subjects. Most were executed in the late eighties and...

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MAKER : A New Paper Magazine to Look For(ward)

(1) Comments | Posted March 7, 2012 | 4:46 PM

An interview with Alyse Archer-Coïté -- Editor in Chief of MAKER


AC: You are launching a new paper magazine called MAKER in March subtitled "The conception issue." Can you tell us a bit how creating a new paper magazine came to your mind ?

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Still Life as Landscape : Dawn Clements' New Exhibition at Pierogi's

(0) Comments | Posted January 19, 2012 | 12:29 PM

Dawn Clements is known for her detailed large scale works on paper, drawn with sumi ink or ballpoint pen, depicting interiors -- her own, other's or ones she captures from movies. This carefully staged exhibition at Pierogi advances her work into new territory.

Her new series, presented in the main...

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Resembling by Touching: Daniel Turner's Beautiful Ring at The Journal Gallery

(0) Comments | Posted September 29, 2011 | 11:36 AM

Mariana is the name of the deepest trench of earth's oceans, and it is also the title of Daniel Turner's current exhibition at The Journal Gallery in Brooklyn. Although the artist doesn't necessarily claim an affiliation between the work and the trench, it is mentioned furtively.
Patiently, the artist...

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Encounter at the Beginning of a World : Helen Beckman's Paintings

(0) Comments | Posted June 22, 2011 | 12:46 PM

Helen Beckman - Lament Hat - 2011, oil on panel, 14 x11 inches - Courtesy of Newman Popiashvili Gallery, NY

In Helen Beckman's paintings, the subject catches you by surprise and never really leaves you: A bird, a horse, a woman... These...

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I Haven't Seen a Butterfly Here, Tania Mouraud's Haunting Return to New York

(0) Comments | Posted May 13, 2011 | 5:21 PM

It took French artist Tania Mouraud more than 30 years to come back in New York with a solo project, her first being an installation at PS1 in 1977.

The artist returns to us with a long awaited mini-retrospective at Cueto Project that articulates itself as a site-specific installation....

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Highly Specific : Julien Gardair's Installation at the Invisible Dog in Brooklyn

(0) Comments | Posted March 15, 2011 | 5:14 PM

Julien Gardair - Camera Locus 2, La Chevelure, 2011 - The Invisible Dog, Brooklyn - Courtesy of the artist

It takes a while to fully embrace artist Julien Gardair's new site-specific installation, Camera Locus 2, in the basement of The Invisible Dog, a...

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Worth Seeing Side Fair During Armory Week in New York

(0) Comments | Posted March 1, 2011 | 7:00 PM

Attending the opening of Salon Zurcher last night on Bleecker street was a great way to start a week that will be hopefully exciting and for sure insane.

The ambiance was warm and low key in this little art fair initiated and hosted by Zurcher Studio in its own space:...

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Day-to-Day (PHOTOS): Artists' Daily Practices Incorporate the Time Dimension

(1) Comments | Posted February 23, 2011 | 5:48 PM

Each artist connects to different types of time in very different ways. The cycle of nature and the time of the world are independent from us: the time of nature, that does not need human beings to exist -- it just goes through us, through things; the cultural time is...

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Remaking Kubrick and Fassbinder: Artist Brice Dellsperger Reveals New Opus of His 28 Parts Oeuvre

(0) Comments | Posted February 9, 2011 | 5:18 PM

French artist Brice Dellsperger continues to surprise and fascinate us with two new films from his ongoing series, Body Double -- a title referencing both Brian de Palma's movie and its literal meaning. For the past fifteen years Dellsperger's series has offered us strange and powerful remakes of movies like...

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Street Art Revisited : Drawings in Motion in New York City

(3) Comments | Posted January 19, 2011 | 1:47 PM

Walking by 200 Lafayette Street (between Broome and Kenmare) in Soho, you come across a beautiful -- though partly hidden by a scaffolding -- projection of videos in the window of an abandoned store, a nice surprise of a different kind of street art in a neighborhood where art used...

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