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04.05.12 Marina Galperina

How do you get hundreds of people to show up to the opening of an art show you curated? Exhibit all submissions. Over 500 of them. In a 125 square foot space. This is the mob scene the other night at the Maurizio Cattelan founded Family Business gallery, next door to the Gagosian. The Itsa Small, […]

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05.20.11 Marina Galperina

Japanese sound/video artist Ryoji Ikeda premiered his projection duo the transfinite last night, inside Park Avenue Armory’s giant, dark hall. I popped in just as MoMA PS1 dir. Klaus Biesenbach was ducking out, so here are some practical tips on enjoying this pulsating monster of an art installation… without name-checking Immanuel Kant and the “mathematical […]

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03.16.10 Marina Galperina

This Saturday at the Brooklynite Gallery: Brooklyn’s Specter and German duo Various & Gould will “Make It Fit” with a labor-centric treatise of silkscreens, portraits and discarded materials. Specter’s cart-pushers and delivery boys take the spotlight in “hand-crafted” and “retro-fitted” medley of found objects arranged. Various & Gould’s vibrant work presents a distopia of body-part […]

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02.09.10 Marina Galperina

Multi-media artist extraordinaire Nicholas Forker comes to the Leo Kesting Gallery with his latest illustrative, jagged trips through time in “Divide and Conquer.” Manifesting the “cultural pastiche” of our generation into gritty, slick, eye-popping collage, Forker uses various vintage and print matter cobbled together with pencils, computers, and razorblades to reminisce “of the pioneers of old […]

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