Mara Hoberman

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]

Larissa Fassler

April 2016

Writing about “pickpockets and paranoia in France” for the New Yorker in 2014, Adam Gopnik described Paris’s Gare du Nord as a place where tourists, “looking for a week’s pleasure, mingled with travellers recently arrived from Bulgaria and … READ ON

IN PRINT April 2016 [TOC]

Jean-Marc Bustamante

March 2016

Having begun his artistic career well over three decades ago as a photographer, Jean-Marc Bustamante has since worked across diverse media to produce sculptures, prints, paintings, and installations. His tellingly titled series “Aperture,” … READ ON

IN PRINT March 2016 [TOC]

Peter Shire

New Galerie

February 2016

Peter Shire’s current show is the result of long-distance conversations between French curator Julie Boukobza and the Los Angeles–born and –based artist. Via email and Skype, together they selected drawings and small three-dimensional works… READ ON