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Frances Stark Profiled in The Guardian

April 25th, 2017

Frances Stark, via GuardianFrances Stark is profiled in The Guardian this week, in which she discusses the state of the contemporary art world, and her recent work orchestrating a version of the Magic Flute for a group of student performers.  “One of the reasons I got really enamored with the Magic Flute,” Stark says, “is that I watched the Ingmar Bergman version with my son, when he was four or five. He was too young to read the subtitles, so I read them to him. When the movie was over – and this is a long opera – he said, ‘Can we watch it again?’” 
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Robert Rauschenberg Profiled in New York Review of Books

April 25th, 2017

Robert Rauschenberg: Persimmon, 1964; from Rauschenberg’s series of oil and silkscreen-ink print paintings in which, Jed Perl writes, ‘photographs of President Kennedy, crowded city streets, space travel, and a nude by Rubens come together to sThe New York Review of books has a lengthy profile on Robert Rauschenberg this week, as the artist’s landmark retrospective prepares to open at MoMA next month.  “I tend to see everything.” Rauschenberg once said, “I always wanted my work—whatever happened in the studio—to look more like what was going on outside the window.”
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Artist Banks Violette Interviewed in NYT

April 25th, 2017

Banks Violette, via NYTThe New York Times has a profile on Banks Violette, an artist who helped define the aesthetics of New York’s downtown art scene during the 2000’s, and who is currently preparing for a return to the art world with a show upcoming at Gladstone Gallery.  The piece traces the artist’s struggles with addiction, and the challenges of being immensely successful at such a young age.  “A lot of it was just being young, being in New York, suddenly having a bunch of attention, suddenly having packed openings, not being able to sleep and working 24 hours a day,” he says. “It wasn’t really even fun. It was more, ‘Hey, we’re super freaked out, let’s get high.’ ”
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Rita Ackermann

Rita Ackermann via www.artnet.com

Rita Ackermann- image via www.artnet.com

Rita Ackermann (born 1968 in Hungary) is a Hungarian-American artist. She lives and works in New York City with her husband. Her work includes paintings, drawings, T-shirts, a line of underwear, and skateboard design. Ackermann gained attention in 1994 with paintings resembling large sketchbook pages of nymphetish girls in underwear.

[via Wikipedia Entry]


Can't you play some better songs II via www.mangallery.de

Can’t you play some better songs II- image  via www.mangallery.de

Lolita via www.peelucabee.com

Lolita- image via www.peelucabee.com

Golden Age via www.artnet.com

Golden Age- image via www.artnet.com

The Only Way To Get To My Vagina Is Through Jesus! via www.artfacts.net

The Only Way To Get To My Vagina Is Through Jesus!

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