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Chelsea Art Galleries

Seeing The FLAG Art Foundation Through The Trees

Hilary Harkness | Posted 10.20.2013 | Arts
Hilary Harkness

With its friendly and unintimidating vibe, FLAG is a great space to look at contemporary art. Its director and assistant directors aren't sealed away in back offices, but rather installed in public spaces that you can't help but stroll through.

Reframing Chelsea After Sandy

Artwrit | Posted 02.02.2013 | Arts

Some galleries lost entire storage rooms, nearly all had some structural flood damage, and thousands of art works were subject to triage. The financial hardship was so deep that some galleries are still unsure if they will be able to reopen.

Artist Addresses A Very Intimate Part Of A Woman's Body (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.29.2012 | Arts

Even if you are not familiar with the trend of vajazzling, you can probably imagine what it entails. Normally, we wouldn't think of the ostentatious p...

On Time, Media and Significance - Chris Twomey's "Triumph"

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.15.2012 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

"In this series, I wanted to heal not only my body, my family, but our world." Chris Twomey from "Parallax." Call it Spring fever, call it the March...

Interview With Matthew Marks On His New LA Space

Posted 01.30.2012 | Arts

Matthew Marks and Ellsworth Kelly are two names that need no introduction. The gallery owner and artist have shared a close relationship ever since th...

Art For Urban Renewal -- How Does It Work? | Posted 12.18.2011 | Arts

THESE days, even the National Endowment for the Arts is getting into the job-creation business. Last month it started a $23.5 million effort to revita...

Review: 'The House Without The Door'

Alexander Adler | Posted 09.16.2011 | Arts
Alexander Adler

Finding inspiration in Emily Dickinson's poem Doom is the House without the Door, this exhibition considers the idea of the home as a charged, psychol...

Sol Lewitt's Monumental Wall Drawings

Alexander Adler | Posted 08.03.2011 | Arts
Alexander Adler

Multi-media vanguard Sol LeWitt's wall drawings at Paula Cooper Gallery engulf the viewer in a placid environment where beauty lies in subtle variatio...

Alec Monopoly: An Art Show, Minus the Artist

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Wellington Ennis

Completing your first exhibit is a struggle thats compounded when you can't get in to your own studio because the cops are parked outside waiting for you in unmarked taxi cabs with sirens.

Anselm Kiefer's Magnificent Must-See Gagosian Gallery Show

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

When people insist the Holocaust isn't a fit subject for any artist's undertaking, Kiefer, who attended the opening after refusing to come to this country while George W. Bush was in office, unequivocally gives the lie to the contention.

Modernist (R)evolution in Chelsea: The Premiere of Adi Da Samraj

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

2010-11-10-heisenberg.jpgCurated by the Italian critic Achille Bonito Oliva, Orpheus and Linead celebrates a joyous union of opposites that polarized 20th century art into objective/nonobjective and abstract/figurative.

Magic Mushrooms and a Tree of Steel -- Roxy Paine @ James Cohan Gallery

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

"Distillation," the latest major installation in Roxy Paine's "Dendroid" series, which opened last week at Chelsea's James Cohan Gallery, did not disappoint.

GROUP SHOW: New Canadian Art in Chelsea

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

Graham Gillmore and his painting for "Six Degrees of Separation" Claire Oliver describes her inspiration for bringing together 10 artists from Canad...

Thursday In Chelsea: What To See

Alexandra Polier | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alexandra Polier

Don't know what to do on a Thursday night? Check out the plethora of new art shows in Chelsea's Art District. Here are three to see, open this week.