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Dennis Oppenheim

Hamptons Journal: Heaven and Hell and Lady Gaga

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.28.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Even Lady Gaga in her most monster-friendly would merely blend in at the Watermill Center's annual summer benefit, themed Devil's Heaven. A woman in a...

Hamptons Journal: The Big Bang at The Watermill Center, Marsalis and Calerazzo, Garden as Art

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.30.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

The Big Bang may have been the theme of this year's Watermill Center extravaganza of a summer gala, with its outsized red phalluses, neon ninjas, and popping balloons, but many East End events make big noise.

PHOTOS: 10 Architectural Puzzlers

Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts

Folly architecture, from the French word for 'foolish,' is eccentric and extravagant architecture with an appearance that far overshadows its purpose....

Diviner Dennis

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

The late Dennis Oppenheim was a shaman, part magic man, part irritant, who endeavored to "critique" his ability to annoy, amuse and engage us all at once.

Highlights This Week: Condo, Criminals, And Capote

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

This week we've covered everything from the famed to the unknown. We've seen a classical version of Michael Jackson hit, excellent examples of Eastern...

Art Passing: Mark Kostabi Remembers Dennis Oppenheim

Mat Gleason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Artist Dennis Oppenheim passed away last week from liver cancer at age 72. Artist Mark Kostabi decried personal vendettas among influential art world powers that be in stalling coverage of the life of this mercurial modern master.

Dennis Oppenheim, 1938-2011: The Man Who Made The World Nervous

G. Roger Denson | Posted 02.10.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

2011-01-26-i.jpgBy extending himself through the objects and signage of our desires, and thereby through us, Dennis made us retrace the poetry and artistry that reside in us.

Going Rogue: NYC Art Dealers Revisit A Wild Past

Dorothy Spears | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dorothy Spears

At the dawn of a new decade New York art dealers appear to be taking a collective walk down memory lane. From the Bowery to Chelsea to 57th Street an...

Bruce Nauman, Playing His Hand(s)

Dorothy Spears | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dorothy Spears

With a defiant economy of materials and subject matter, the artist Bruce Nauman is able to evoke metaphysical worlds. In his first body of new work, ...