Open any art history book, and you will find somewhere in between the chapters of European and American masters, Impressionism and Abstraction, the edifying artist of Modern Art, Pablo Picasso. Brash, complicated, mischievous, demanding and provocative, Picasso wielded his life and career in the full knowledge that he was great before widespread recognition, was going to be greater than any influence of his contemporaries and ...

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December 04, 2018

LIFE AQUATIC

Aqua facade and furnishings suggest there is plenty of poolside glam to be had at the eponymous hotel in South Beach, Florida. To prove the point are towering courtyard palms, outdoor hot tub and sundeck: the perfect accoutrements for sunning and posing before onlookers and “onliners” alike, effortlessly. Once a year however, the resort living gets a lift from local, national and international gallery exhibitors ...

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November 30, 2018

THE NEW ORDER OF THINGS

For the month of December, artist Jordan Buschur and I show in the two-person exhibit, “Article,” at PLEAT: an online gallery founded by curator, director, educator and artist, Bethanie Irons. Artworks presented in tandem are sculptures (me) and paintings (Jordan) around the notion of collecting, accumulating, archaeology and meaning. Selection solely from my “Cosmos” series distinguishes my scope to be ...

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October 24, 2018

UNION OF THE STATE

It is hard to imagine Washington D.C. today as anything other than a laager of criticism, circumlocution and cynicism split on reform. So confounding has become the rhetoric on the front line that its daily reporting usually poses “Who will be jumping on the bandwagon this time?” For Superfine! – The Fair founders Alex Mitow and James Miille there is but one course: to hitch their wagon to a star and inspire the next ...

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September 16, 2018

FAIR-WEATHER SEPTEMBER ISSUE

If the incredulity of this summer’s humidity had you wondering if it would be possible to step outdoors again, believe that fall is prepared to rectify the social life that-was-not with a forecast of much art, artists and art fairs. Starting the season is the Affordable Art Fair New York, September 27-30 2018, The Metropolitan Pavilion, NYC where my works, “Chair 1” (2016) and “Equal” (2016), will show in advance ...

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April 19, 2018

WORLD, HOLD ON

With so many art fairs populating major cities, monthly it seems, it’s hard sometimes to distinguish one from the next and what venue aligns with your interests over another. Do you like quirky and odd or traditional and realistic? Contemporary or old-masters? Paintings or objects? Established or emerging artists? Or if you’re like me, do you like to be surprised? Enjoy the discovery of something old and something new? ...

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