Frieze New York Art Fair Descends on the Other New York Island

30 Apr
Frieze New York Art Fair Descends on the Other New York Island

The massive behemoth known as Frieze New York descends on the other, lesser (unknown?) island (Randalls) as host this time to 190 international contemporary art galleries. Is it fitting that the Island’s history is of asylums, hospitals and cemeteries (and is currently home to two psychiatric hospitals, a statepolice station, a fire academy, a water treatment plant, and

28 Apr
2014 Guggenheim Photography Fellows

The Guggenheim Foundation has announced its list of 11 Guggenheim Photography Fellows for 2014.   The list this time around seems particularly fitting and abundant (the last few years have averaged about half the number of awards). This year’s Photography winners are: Photography Robert Dawson LaToya Frazier Jason Fulford Phyllis Galembo Gregory Halpern Brenda Kenneally

12 Apr
AIPAD 2014 Highlights and Picks, Fine Art Photography Show NYC

Some Picks and Highlights from AIPAD 2014, Fine Art Photography Show in New York As The Association of International Photography Art Dealers makes its annual stop in New York, I noticed a few trends while strolling with my friend and artist Jim Bergesen. One seems to be more abstract work or photographs that bend the

05 Apr
Roberto Minervini’s “Stop the Pounding Heart” and Contemporary Fine Art Photography

Italian director Roberto Minervini’s documentary-style film seems to parallel fine art photography. “Stop the Pounding Heart” by Italian director Roberto Minervini is a modest, authentic film, veering between neorealism, cinema verite and beautiful private views. It is a hybrid of sorts: part real-life documentary, part unscripted narrative showing people living their lives. The director filmed

01 Apr
Chinati Foundation’s Artist in Residence Program

In case you’ve not visited or heard of Marfa, Texas, besides being an art pilgrimage for Donald Judd, et. al., it should be on a list of artists’ residencies to apply for. The Chinati Foundation offers two month residencies in the amazingly cool locale of West Texas. Near the Mexican boarder and the vast Big