Year: 2014

Interviewing Anne-Lise Coste

My interview with Anne-Lise Coste is published in Où suis-je by Patrick Frey Editions. My synopsis for PFE below. â—Šâ—Š Anne-Lise Coste’s fourth monograph, titled Où suis-je, is a collection of penetrating glimpses into the architectural landscape of her childhood as they have morphed and sutured in her mind over time. […]

The Permanence of the Transient

A description for The Permanence of the Transient: Precariousness in Art that I helped write and edit for Camila Maroja, in print with Cambridge Scholars Press. â—Šâ—Š How should one approach the notion of the precarious in art – its meanings and its outcomes? Its presence in artistic practices may […]

(In Brief) Women Among Men

Selections from copywriting artist biographies in 140 words or less; originally written for â—Šâ—Š PERLE FINE American, 1905-1988 Perle Fine was an Abstract Expressionist who produced works in multiple modes of abstraction during the 50 years of her prolific career. Fine’s artistic training began in her teens, when she […]

Art on the Block

Originally published in the Brooklyn Rail’s February 2014 Issue. â—Šâ—Š With its enormous title and ambition, Art on the Block: Tracking the New York Art World from SoHo to the Bowery, Bushwick and Beyond is the latest demonstration of introspection and nostalgia regarding the migration patterns of New York art […]

Ben Berlow at Rawson Projects

Originally published in Hyperallergic. â—Šâ—Š Rawson Projects is a miraculously bright spot in the neighborhood of Greenpoint, where many first-floor businesses are still in repair after Hurricane Sandy. Inside the gallery, Ben Berlow’s show of new drawings seems timely and thoughtful in its intimacy and sympathy for weathered materials. Each […]