Posts tagged as:

bam

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: The Not-in-Manhattan Edition

by Corinna Kirsch on May 12, 2014
Thumbnail image for This Week’s Must-See Art Events: The Not-in-Manhattan Edition

Get ready to recover from the art fairs. We’ve got a short but sweet events listings for you this week so that you can slowly return to normal. For the most part, the events aren’t in Manhattan: Check out Where 4: Siebren Versteeg, a shipping container gallery show around the Knickerbocker M stop on Tuesday, Ann Hirsch’s solo show of sculptures, drawings, and prints at Bed-Stuy’s American Contemporary on Friday. But be sure to save your energy for Open Engagement. Founded in Canada in 2007, the social-activist art conference will finally be running in Queens. Woot!

Read the full article →

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Stereotypical Zinesters

by Corinna Kirsch and Whitney Kimball on April 21, 2014
Thumbnail image for This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Stereotypical Zinesters

Dodging banality.

Read the full article →

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Art Gets Back to Business

by Corinna Kirsch and Whitney Kimball on January 6, 2014
Thumbnail image for This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Art Gets Back to Business

After weeks without, art openings return.

Read the full article →

Cleopatra’s Karaoke: Three Steps to Art

by Whitney Kimball on April 23, 2013
Thumbnail image for Cleopatra’s Karaoke: Three Steps to Art

For their portion of the Shanghai Biennale, Cleopatra’s has teamed up with artist Chris Rice in commissioning over 50 mostly-emerging Brooklyn artists to make karaoke videos. The series , CKTV, is now on view at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. If that sounds like the kind of fun, toss-off premise you find in summer shows, it is fun– but by no means arbitrary.

Read the full article →

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Beyond the Gallery

by Whitney Kimball on April 1, 2013
Thumbnail image for This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Beyond the Gallery

This week’s art events support Jerry Saltz’s recent theory that the gallery show is dead. Our picks include karaoke, net art, a trip to Venice, a show on the white cube, and two separate nods to 1920s film screenings.

Read the full article →

Powder Her Face: An Opera without Empathy or Soul

by Paddy Johnson on February 22, 2013
Thumbnail image for Powder Her Face: An Opera without Empathy or Soul

When blow jobs aren’t enough. “Powder Her Face” gives us all the salaciousness we could ask for, but ultimately leaves us with little to remember.

Read the full article →