If you were to create a job description for an artist, the list of responsibilities might be very long. There's making art, but then comes the part of letting others know it exists and is worth buying. (This is where the list lengthens.)
Significantly younger but born into the same war-torn state as fellow countrymen Max Pechstein and Otto Dix, among others, Baselitz' graphic imagery echoes his predecessors' more vivid and visually processed sense of trauma.
May welcomes artist Matthew Palladino to the New York gallery circuit. The opening of his solo show at Fredericks and Freiser gallery in Chelsea now gives New Yorkers the opportunity to view Palladino's art in all its eerie splendor.
I entered the gallery and saw the photographs in the kind of perfect clarity only a personal viewing can provide. Before me were six achingly poignant moments of quotidian life frozen in time and rendered significant.
You don't have to be a Trotskyite to see that Mika Rottenberg's provocative video is politically problematic on a number of levels. Her indictment of Western managerial exploitation? It leaves much to be desired.