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Jacob Hashimoto's Skyfarm Fortress

Maria Gabriela Brito | Posted 11.18.2014 | Arts
Maria Gabriela Brito

Jacob Hashimoto constructed a 34-foot-tall three-dimensional building inside of Mary Boone Gallery on 24th Street. More than 15,000 kites hang from the ceiling -- there are circles, squares and hexagons, some multicolored with designs and patterns, some in solid vibrant hues.

Liu Xiadong: "Hometown Boy"

John Seed | Posted 12.23.2013 | Arts
John Seed

Xiadong's brushwork is deft and direct and the varied locations that appear in his work suggest that his oeuvre is his travel diary. A documentarian with a heart, his canvases strike a balance between blunt description and narrative empathy.

A Chelsea Gallery Tour: Evaluating the Cutting Edge Through the Eyes of Representational Artists

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 10.01.2012 | Arts
Patrick McGinnis

When you enter a gallery, especially a well-known gallery with outposts in London and Hong Kong and New York, there is a temptation to believe that one is seeing the "best of the best." But is that always the case?

New York Debut For Ai Weiwei's 'Sunflower Seeds'

Posted 01.03.2012 | New York

Ai Weiwei's "Sunflower Seeds" is set for its New York debut Saturday at the Mary Boone Gallery. The installation originally premiered at The Tate in L...

Some Installation Artists Sell Their Work in Pieces

Daniel Grant | Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

"Installation pieces are problematic," said Manhattan contemporary art gallery owner Renato Danese, an understatement if there ever was one.

Mika Rottenberg's "Squeeze" Becomes What It Critiques

G. Roger Denson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

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.

Free Chelsea

Doreen Remen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Doreen Remen

Gallery shows offer something pretty close to public art. They challenge the mind, nourish the soul, and it's all for free!