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04.16.13 Julia Dawidowicz

The sinister relationship between nature and artificiality pervades Portia Munson‘s “Reflecting Pool,” her fourth exhibition at the PPOW Gallery. Initially inspired by the innate utopian beauty of flower structures, the Massachusetts-born artist scanned intricately arranged flower petals and scavenged dead animals to create a series of mandala-like images. Alongside her prints of petal-adorned wildlife shrines […]

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09.16.09 Will Sherman

Pared down to their environmental essence, the careful observations behind George Booruiv’s drawings of North American landscapes and animals are made only more apparent. In a more cluttered scene, you might not see his Grizzly bear’s amputation or the bug burrowing into a sickly looking Bluebird. Tomorrow night, “Migratory Drift,” a solo exhibition of the […]

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08.03.09 Will Sherman

The second edition of Amani Olu’s curator-driven group show opens later this week at P.P.O.W. Gallery in Chelsea. “Young Curators, New Ideas II,” features seven “micro-exhibitions” from Karen Archey, Cecilia Jurado, Megha Ralapati, Jose Ruiz, Nico Wheadon, Cleopatra’s, and Women in Photography, exploring the curatorial experience through selections including sparkler drawings, a lost glove collection, […]

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05.12.09 Will Sherman

Interested in the relations between humans and their surroundings, artist Melanie Bonajo photographs nude models in bondage with the material possessions that burden them. This Thursday, the Dutch photographer opens “As Thrown Down From Heaven,” an exhibition of her tied-up works at P.P.O.W in Chelsea. The show is on view from 6 to 8 PM […]

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