The Brant Foundation Art Study Center is a private, by appointment only, exhibition space located in Greenwich Connecticut on a gorgeous expansive property shared by the polo grounds. Upon arriving at the foundation, you are greeted by a massive Urs Fischer (Big Clay) sculpture and a few Richard Serra cubes. I had the misconception of expecting a Jeff Koons Balloon dog (which was sold a few years ago) and Puppy which actually located across the street at Brant’s private residence and is […]
A must see for art lovers is the Judd Foundation at 101 Spring St in New York. Donald Judd lived, worked, and raised his family in this space. Every object, spoon, chair, and art work is purposefully posed and placed to articulate Judd’s creative aesthetic. Known for his minimalist sculptural pieces, Judd was also a brilliant furniture designer, and the dining room table is a gorgeous example of his prototypes as each chair is unique and exhibits the clean lines […]
Art critic to the New York Times Michael Kimmelman likened Berlin to a Potempkin village – a place of perpetual becoming. The city itself is in the process of making itself and remaking it self. Since most of the city was destroyed in during World War II, and the reprocussions of the Fall of the Wall and German reunification, Berlin as a city has a feeling of secret dispersed energy. There is a lot of vast empty space with no […]
Housed in a large, newly converted warehouse in the Wynwood Arts District of Miami, the Marguleis Collection, brilliantly curated by Katherine Hinds, is a stunning survey of the best and most pivotal contemporary art, from the private collection of Mr. Martin Margulies. From Vik Muniz photos, to videos by Doug Aitkens, to installations by Ernesto Neto, to more traditional American Pop Art of George Segal and Oldenburg, the Margulies Collection is a must see.
The Sander Collection has an extensive collection of German Expressionist like artists Nolde. I was met by a pleasant surprise to see an impressive show considering Women and the Female prespective, curated by Monika Nowak. Brilliant harmony of strong female artists, like Marlene Dumas ink was portraits which I adore, Vanessa Beecroft photos, and a sculpture by Kiki Smith. A nice harmony of representations of women from this very interesting private collection.