Eating X.Ray Burns

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[vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]I’ve spent 20 years of Sunday afternoons listening to the radio broadcast “The Glen Jones Radio Programme featuring X.Ray Burns”, from WFMU at 91.1fm out of New Jersey, come rain or shine–including frigid Sundays listening in piles of snow on…

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Richard Pousette-Dart at Pace

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Pousette-Dart was the youngest of the big AbEx painters.  As such, he was able to live beyond the gravity of the hype and take that manic and energetic (action) painting and retreat into a sort of existential minimalism.  Pace Gallery, in one of its many Chelsea galleries, has created an…

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Albert York at Matthew Marks

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Rescued from the sands of time, Matthew Marks Gallery offers a brilliant exhibition of a quiet unsung Long Island artist Albert York.  Incredible paintings.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_gallery type=”flexslider_style” interval=”3″ images=”847,851,849,861,853,855,859,857″ layout=”3″ gallery_style=”1″ onclick=”link_image” custom_links_target=”_self” img_size=”600×400″][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Theodore Rousseau at The Morgan Library

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Went to the Morgan Library for a final visit at the Rousseau show again.  Snuck some photos for humanity’s sake.  Details to follow if I get a copy of the catalog before the cease-and-desist letters pour in. Rousseau is one of my favorites.  He’s a contemporary of Corot’s and…

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Harlem Meer, 09.15.12, Day One

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The Harlem Meer is a large-ish 11 acre manmade lake on the north-east corner of Central Park.  As it’s visible from Central Park North/110th street and 5th avenue it has been a large part of my New York experience through years of commuting.  My first experience of Christo’s Gates was…

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Compositional studies: Chardin mid-late

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  Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin took a fifteen year hiatus from still lifes.  instead doing mostly domestic genre works, many that he is famous now for.  his return to still life would be concurrent with a royal pension and residency at the Louvre.  access to far wealthier objet d’art would change the…

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