Within the past 5-10 years, all eyes have been on Los Angeles as the new hot-spot for exciting growth in the art market. The location has quickly bec...
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From the East Village through the Lower Eastside, over to Chelsea down to the West Village, I strolled. By the time I was through, my feet were through.
"The idea of soup doesn't require structure; it's its own meal and doesn't require other things. It can be a mix of things or singular things, like a social structure."
Part of the reason that an artist like Rob Pruitt can build a career out of quotations, traces and copies is that the interpretation of "the doctrine of fair use" is subjective.
Derivative use ranges from the subtle (Cindy Sherman's "stills" echoing Hitchcock's movies) to deliberately heavy-handed (the near re-staging of Sherman's works by Alex Prager). So, what dictates proper use of someone's art?
It might seem like a good idea to surrender the ghostly essence of owned ideas. But when it comes down to the question of who's making money from whose efforts, we all chaff.
The September gallery-opening season is hitting big time, and our list of must-see openings runs from desk-to-ceiling.
The other day I went up to Greenwich, Connecticut to see the Urs Fischer show at The Brant Foundation Art Study Center. I had missed his exhibition a...
If you weren't in Times Square tonight, the only place to be was downtown in the West Village at Gavin Brown's gallery for an installation by Jonathon Horowitz called Obama '08.
Juxtaposed with the highly colored rock stars and fashionistas, the portraits are notable for the virtuosity and the way they make their subjects look utterly contemporary.
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