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07.22.15 Liam Mathews

Tribeca institution Postmasters Gallery is opening a show called #WCW (@womencrushwednesday) on Wednesday, July 22nd. The show, curated by Postmasters founder Magda Sawon, gathers works with female subjects from a disparate group of artists on the loose theme of the ubiquitous social media phenomenon. Sawon quotes the International Business Times for the show’s epigram: “‘WCW’ […]

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04.12.13 Marina Galperina

“It has nothing to do with Vine. Vine is a paintbrush.” But yes, we (#SVAES) sold two more Vines. Ms. Kianga Ellis is based in Beacon and organizes experimental conceptual exhibitions. She is now the second official collector to acquire a Vine from the Shortest Video Ever Sold! #SVAES project and there will be others. She has […]

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03.13.13 Marina Galperina

On the last day of the Moving Image Contemporary Art Fair, project The Shortest Video Art  Ever Sold! #SVAES sold a Vine. You may have read in the Guardian about it today, lulz. Yesterday, the transaction was made by Magda Sawon at the Postmasters Gallery. Tits on Tits on Ikea (2013), Angela Washko, #SVAES. Collection of Myriam Vanneschi vine.co/v/bdugbvxYtYO — […]

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01.24.12 Marina Galperina

Monica Cook’s first solo show at the Postmasters Gallery is on with mind-bending-plucking-titty-twisting stop-motion animation, sculpture and prints. Volley is a love story of humanoid, cave-dwelling monkeys, loving in efflorescent goo, conceiving, birthing, mothering, and dying… all while you can see their insides working through their transparent, ripping skin. It’s all shiny fluid and dripping […]

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11.21.11 Marina Galperina

I need more William Powhida in my life. These intricate outlines and diagrams, from distance, appear to be scribbles of an O.C.D.-possessed madman, but really, they explain everything. From illustrating why you will never get ahead in the art world unless you magically maneuver yourself to ascend to the impenetrable Abramović level of Goddess to […]

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06.02.11 Marina Galperina

Hong Kong-born, New York-based artist Kenneth Tin-Tin Hung appropriates web imagery into dense photo-collages and psychotic video animations that expose “draconian censorship of the Internet in China and Chinese government restrictions of freedom of expression.” There’s Ai Weiwei! […]

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12.03.10 Marina Galperina

“A show about communism and artists’ relationship to power” at the Postmasters gallery brings together propaganda and dissent, from the smuggled authentic photographs of the Soviet party elite to modern Russian counter-power Chto delat?/What is to be done? collective. Also: Red begonias painted with love for the cult of Kim Jong Il, who, by the way, still […]

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05.17.10 Marina Galperina

Eva and Franco Mattes stole more than a few famous art pieces from major museums all over the world in the mid-90s. They lifted small art-parts: a peeled off manufacturer’s label from Jeff Koons’ basketball aquarium, some threads from an Andy Warhol, a porcelain chip from a Marcel Duchamp “Fountain” urinal, etc. […]

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05.21.09 Will Sherman

A larger than life, silver bodied effigy of the extraterrestrial star from “Alien,” dominates a new exhibition of work by artist David Herbert. Opening tonight at Postermasters Gallery in Chelsea, the show titled “Nostalgia for Infinity” showcases the artist’s melding of slick pop culture and modern history into sculptures, video installations and paintings built from […]

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