Christian Schad Self Portrait 1927

New Objectivity: Modern German Art in the Weimar Republic, 1919–1933

The New Objectivity was an art movement in Germany established between the end of World War I and the Nazi rise to power. Artists like…
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Dan Hernandez, Nocturne, 2015

Dan Hernandez: Genesis 2015

Kim Foster Gallery / New York

While Dan Hernandez was standing in front of the Leonardo Annunciation a few years ago at the Uffizi, he recognized similarities between the painting and…
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Warm Air/Stands Still, 2015

Whitney Bedford

Whitney Bedford’s newest exhibition “West of Eden” at Susanne Vielmetter, is compulsory viewing for anyone who thinks they know anything about painting. Mind you, Bedford’s…
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James Hyde, LOCATIONS, 2014

JAMES HYDE: GROUND

Luis De Jesus Los Angeles

Entering James Hyde’s show at Luis De Jesus, one immediately wonders: What sort of pictures are these? At first glance, it is difficult to determine…
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MIAMI VIRGIN DIARIES: DAY 4

MIAMI VIRGIN DIARIES: DAY 4

Pérez Art Museum Miami

I LOVE THIS MUSEUM.I wanted to visit at least one local arts institution before leaving town, and I’ve heard good things about the Perez Art…
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Carol Es, Round House, 2015

Carol Es

Carol Es’ first solo exhibition at Craig Krull Gallery, “Rock and Refuge,” is a testament to precision and detail and color and space. Her paintings,…
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MIAMI VIRGIN DIARIES: DAY 3

MIAMI VIRGIN DIARIES: DAY 3

Pulse Miami Beach, South Tent, Ruud van Empel

Yesterday, I highlighted the artworks in the South Tent at Pulse Miami Beach. Right now, I’ll explain my reaction to the North Tent: it’s a…
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Miami Virgin Diaries: Day 2

Miami Virgin Diaries: Day 2

Jack Shainman, Pulse Miami, South Tent

Okay, so I’m really liking Miami Art Week because I’m learning so much about the business of art. Take for instance last night’s yearly party…
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Today: Miami Project and Art on Paper

Today we visited the Miami Project/Art on Paper fair. The design and layout of the event was nicely integrated into the existing infrastructure of the…
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Foreign Planes of Synthetic Cleanliness, 2015

Sean Townley/Brett Reichman

Multiples mostly bore me. That said, there are exceptions and Sean Townley’s second exhibition at Night Gallery in Downtown Los Angeles is one. The show…
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