Mara Hoberman

OPENINGS: JEAN-MARIE APPRIOU

June 2017

JEAN-MARIE APPRIOU’S anarchic, witchy work is simultaneously heroic and humble. His deeply strange forms—some mythical, some near kitsch—are created through processes involving the intuitive handling of traditional materials including bronze,… READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2017 [TOC]

Elodie Seguin

June 2017

Despite being an outlier in many ways, Peinture cherche le mur A (Painting Looking for the Wall A) (all works 2017), a small painting of a simplified orange flashlight, fittingly illuminated Elodie Seguin’s usually less straightforward … READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2017 [TOC]

Mel O’Callaghan

May 2017

For the better part of the past decade, Mel O’Callaghan has produced large-scale performances and installations for venues including the Palais de Tokyo in Paris (2016 and 2017) and the Sydney Biennale (2014), all the while quietly making … READ ON

IN PRINT May 2017 [TOC]

Ricardo Brey

April 2017

Ricardo Brey’s recent exhibition, “All that is could be otherwise,” comprised mainly recent collages on drawings and photographs, but its physical and conceptual centerpiece was a sculptural work that dates to the dawn of the millennium. For… READ ON

IN PRINT April 2017 [TOC]

“Art and Liberty: Rupture, War and Surrealism in Egypt (1938–1948)”

January 2017

THE PROLIFIC EGYPTIAN SURREALIST COLLECTIVE Art and Liberty has been directly inserted into the center of its European counterpart this winter. In Paris, the Pompidou’s “Art and Liberty: Rupture, War and Surrealism in Egypt (1938–1948)” … READ ON

IN PRINT January 2017 [TOC]

Shana Moulton

December 2016

The latest chapter in Shana Moulton’s ongoing video and performance saga “Whispering Pines,” 2002–, is Act One from Whispering Pines 10, 2016, a nine-minute video based on an opera she developed and performed with composer/vocalist Nick … READ ON

IN PRINT December 2016 [TOC]

Jay DeFeo

October 2016

In 1951, just after graduating from the University of California, Berkeley, and before settling into San Francisco’s vibrant Beat community—where her cohorts included Allen Ginsberg, Wallace Berman, and Bruce Conner—Jay DeFeo traveled to … READ ON

IN PRINT October 2016 [TOC]

Robert Breer

September 2016

In the early 1950s, Robert Breer, at the time a geometric abstract painter living in Paris, came to the realization that his interest lay in “the process of painting rather than any fixed composition.” This epiphany, which would eventually … READ ON

IN PRINT September 2016 [TOC]

Adam Cruces

June 2016

Sometimes moving forward requires looking back. This seems to be the case for Adam Cruces, whose recent exhibition “Pastel” was spawned from one of the artist’s earliest works. Still Life, 1993, 1993/2016, a remake of a pastel done when Cruces… READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2016 [TOC]

Thomas Fougeirol

May 2016

Thomas Fougeirol is a painter who paints as if he were printing, meaning he uses paint to take imprints of actions and objects rather than using it to represent them. Channeling another French artist, Yves Klein, who famously attached canvas… READ ON

IN PRINT May 2016 [TOC]