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03.18.14 Rhett Jones

“We thought it was up to ‘The Man,’ or whoever was in control of the art world,” artist Sarah Lannan tells to the Wall Street Journal, in an article misleadingly titled “An Art-World Love Story.” For years, Lannan and her husband Simon Evans have been making art together, art billed to Evans alone. Recently, they both decided to give her fair […]

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01.24.12 Marina Galperina

In A vs. B, “hand-crafted simulacra of fungi and flora” do battle with bacteria, Darwinian style. And you thought Roxy Paine just made chrome, spindly trees. James Cohan Gallery’s current group show is curated around the idea of fiction, ordinary things and events that need your “sustained looking.” So, go and sustain: Everything’s not what […]

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Marina Galperina

In A vs. B, “hand-crafted simulacra of fungi and flora” do battle with bacteria, Darwinian style. And you thought Roxy Paine just made chrome, spindly trees. James Cohan Gallery’s current group show is curated around the idea of fiction, ordinary things and events that need your “sustained looking.” So, go and sustain: Everything’s not what […]

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05.13.11 Marina Galperina

Artist Simon Evan makes art from scotch-taped scraps of paper, draws flowcharts of Daddy Issues, writes letters from William Shakespeare to the future. Central to his floor plan of Shitty Heaven is the “Abyss of Excessive Enjoyment and Trauma” and just around the corner, “dead relatives live through the money they have left” in the […]

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06.24.10 Marina Galperina

With a wide curatorial grasp on artistic obsessives from Maya Deren to Shirin Neshat to Dash Snow, the James Cohan Gallery’s group show “The Tell-Tale Heart (Part 2)” explores the “dissolute scenarios” of emotional turmoil as fed through the lens. Because without Nan Goldin’s camera that Heart-shaped Bruise wouldn’t be quite as aesthetic. Preview some […]

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