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Matt Kalasky

We Went to Philly Part 1: Vox Populi

by Michael Anthony Farley Whitney Kimball on June 21, 2016
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Michael: I like this collection of small shows because it’s like a survey of what’s hot on the NADA circuit without being as polished or obnoxiously-soul-less as an art fair. (How sad is it that art fairs now feel like the default art-viewing point of reference?) Houseplants! Oversized clothes! Cartoonish vaginas! These are all trends we’ve talked about before, and they’re all trends I’m 100% on board with.
Whitney: I think it’s safe to say by now that plants are no longer a trend; they are a medium (except for potted palms).

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The Best of Us, For the Rest of Us: A Three Part Interview Series (Part 3 of 3)

by Whitney Kimball on May 2, 2013
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By now, we have a fairly good handle on New York art stars, but we hear less about the people who love them. In two years of writing for AFC, I’ve owed my art-viewing as much to artists as I have to devoted curators, gallerists, and writers working diligently behind the scenes, knee-deep with the rest of us.

Who are these unsung heroes of the art world? I asked leaders of various emerging art communities for their recommendations, and gathered a series of interviews. In part three of three, we talk to Matt Kalasky, Grizzly Grizzly, E.E. Ikeler and Ariel Roman, Rachel Steinberg, and Fjord Space and Studios.

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