Each week I ask for new submissions from readers, but this week I decided to step back and highlight a few dream-exhibition precedents. John Baldessari wants to exhibit a cadaver, Sol LeWitt some mini-art shows in matchboxes, and Gregor Schneider, well, he can never exhibit anything he wants.
“Greetings from Captain John. There will be no swimming and no diving.” Sailing on the Frieze ferry to Randall’s Island, the driver told us that we were on our way to vacation, but cautioned against letting loose with freewheeling abandon. Once we landed, that ethos seemed to be in effect at the fair itself: dealers and collectors were having fun, and the fair was certainly crowded, but nobody was breaking out champagne in the early afternoon to celebrate skyrocketing sales.
This February, Jennifer Sullivan moved to Ridgewood, Queens, the second to last stop on the M train. Seven months later it's still strange territory to her, but she’s growing to like it. She considers herself to be a self-appointed artist in residence and volunteer ambassador. This photo essay of Ridgewood monuments document the details of her neighborhood and within it, the objects of her attention.
Artist: Robert Rauschenberg Date: Friday, October 29th 2010 – Saturday, December 18th 2010 Venue: Gagosian, 522 West 21st Street Robert Rauschenberg’s estate, previously shared with Pace, is now in the hands of Gagosian. This means we’ll see a lot more of the famed Abstract Expressionist at the gallery, hopefully with at least one exhibition on the […]