The MoMA’s Contemporary Drawing department hosted their annual lecture with guest speaker artist Scott Treleaven. ArtJetSet first saw works by this talented Canadian artist at NADA Miami 2008, https://artjetset.com/2008/12/24/nada-fair-miami-2/ The lecture explored the direction of how the definition of drawing is evolving. As a young artist Treleaven created zines – most notably Salivation Army, cut and pasted Xeroxes of photos and stories. This greatly shaped his maturer works, as he evolved his practice towards collage, and most recently abstracted collaged paintings. Another concept […]
While attending the HOW Design Live conference, I came across the booth of Bridgeman Art, a fine art image licensing agency that work with over 8000 collections. Bridgeman Art offered a fantastic booth give-away – they had a variety of famous painting cutouts that you posed in, and they offered you the Polaroid framed in a mouse pad. See mine above as I pose in The Cheat with the Ace of Clubs, by Georges de La Tour.
Vito Acconci presented From Words Through Action to Architecture, a discussion on the evolution of his artistic career. A compelling narration through his early performance and body work of the 1970s and how his desire to move his art beyond self reflective works into a greater reactive realm escalated his creative oeuvre towards architecture and public art. He founded Acconci Studio, where he and his team have created some remarkable projects which resonante the ideas of the interjection of private […]
One of the many New York Gallery Week events was artist Heather Rowe in conversation with Jacob Proctor, Associate Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art at the University of Michigan Museum of Art at D’Amelio Terras Gallery. Rowe inverts the construction of the interior space using materials in house construction like drywall, carpet sponge, laminate, and ornamental cornices. Rowe spoke about the structures calling to scaffolding, and the mirrors creating a disjuncture between the visual perception of the piece and […]
Last Monday, Sotheby’s Auction House hosted POWArts panel titled Visions For Collecting followed by a preview of the impending Contemporary sale. On the panel, Nancy Spector, chief curator of the Guggenheim NY. Alison Gingeras, chief curator of the Palazzo Grassi, featuring the private collection of François Pinault. Lynne Cooke, curator at large of the Dia Art Foundation, deputy director of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. Three of the Art World’s most brilliant and insightful curators shared their […]