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Omer Fast Sees Avid Protests Over Installation in Chinatown

October 21st, 2017

Chinatown Art Brigade Outside James Cohan, via GuardianArtist Omer Fast is facing a backlash over his current installation at James Cohan in Chinatown, which replicates a shuttered Chinese business. “Chinatown is a 150-year-old thriving community that people built on their own,” says protest organizer Betty Yu. “When an artist equates our culture as garbage, it’s really insulting to the community.”
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Bloomberg Profiles Growing Market for Young Women Artists

October 21st, 2017

NADA ART FAIR MIAMI BEACH 2010_RACHEL UFFNER GALLERYAn article in Bloomberg this week profiles the young women artists seeing their stars rapidly on the rise in the current market, and the increased demand for women artists that has many wondering if a sea change is underway in the market. “Maybe this is the time of the women,” says galleries Rachel Uffner. “They are really good artists. They’ve been working for a while. And they keep making better and better works.”
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Carolee Schneeman Reflects on Early Work in Harper’s

October 21st, 2017

Carolee Schneeman, via ArtforumCarolee Schneemann is featured in Harpers this week, as the artist prepares to open a retrospective exhibition at MoMA PS1 in New York, and reflects on her early life dealing with sexism while training as a writer and artist. “Only an ideal physical body could manage to subvert the traditional expectations of pleasing the male gaze,” she writes. “If our bodies didn’t look appealing we couldn’t have gotten subversive messages through them. We would’ve been laughed away or dismissed as feeble pornographers.”
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Ross Bleckner

Ross Bleckner image via www.lococofineart.com

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Ross Bleckner (born May 12, 1949) is an American artist. Ross Bleckner was born in New York City. Bleckner grew up in Hewlett, New York and graduated from George W. Hewlett High School in 1967. He has a B.A. from New York University (1971) and an M.F.A. from the California Institute of the Arts (1973). He is the youngest gay artist ever to have a solo exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.

[Bio via Wikipedia Entry]

Shared, Derived- oil on linen, 2004 image via www.palmspringslife.com

Shared, Derived- oil on linen, 2004

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Meditation (Pre-Interpretation)- oil/linen 2007 image via www.maryboonegallery.com

Meditation (Pre-Interpretation)- oil on linen, 2007

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Falling Birds- oil on linen, 1994 image via www.maryboonegallery.com

Falling Birds- oil on linen, 1994 image via www.maryboonegallery.com

Inheritance (B.M.A.P.)- oil on linen, 2003 image via www.maryboonegallery.com

Inheritance (B.M.A.P.)- oil on linen, 2003

[image via www.maryboonegallery.com]


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