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Margaret Keane: Her Agency & Our FF2 Retribution

Walter Keane was a narcissistic, con artist who stole the identity of a real artist. Margaret Keane was a victim of a charming narcissist and pathological liar. In the 50s, with very few female artists represented by art galleries or the press, this is not a surprising tale. Today, Walter Keane could not manipulate society or the art world.read more.

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Pipilotti Rist: Painting with Pixels in Immersive Exhibits

It’s a rare occasion that I have to visit two galleries for the rockstar Swiss artist of immersive video and installation, Pipilotti Rist, but my travels recently took me to New York City’s Hauser & Wirth and Luhring Augustine to experience exhibits by Pipilotti, each presented in their own ways.… read more.

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Joanna Hogg’s Film ‘The Souvenir Part II’ is Cinematic Art

In 2019, Richard Brody (New Yorker magazine’s art house film critic) criticized Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir, writing: “A far more conventional director might have been inclined to ask more questions of the script, to show more of the action, to reveal more about the characters, and, as a result, to make a more engaging and insightful movie.”… read more.

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Painting from Privilege: On Quality and Commodity

While complacently writing positive reviews of art shows or interviews with artists I liked, the Universe handed me a personal encounter as a painter. This encounter with an art dealer fueled an existing, suppressed frustration. My story exposes, or rather, elaborates on an ongoing discourse amongst art critics about the commercialization and mediocrity of quality in our Contemporary art market.… read more.

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Carole A. Feuerman: Touching Eternity Beneath the Surface 

Lucky New Yorkers in the know – and even luckier visitors – are directing their friends to Sea Idylls, Carole Feuerman’s Monumental Exhibition on Park Avenue between 34th and 39th streets in Manhattan.

Guest Post by Amanda Wall

An extension of Carole’s solo exhibition at Galeries Bartoux at 104 Central Park South, swimmer goddesses cascade down Park Ave as if they found their perfect temple of worship.… read more.

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Ann Veronica Janssens’ Emulation of Biological Structural Color

Ann Veronica Janssens, a Belgian artist born in the UK, has been experimenting with installations of light and sound since the 1970s. Science and minimalism collide in immersive installations influenced by her early exposure to architecture. Using materials both tangible and intangible, Ann Veronica composes with light, transparency, and refraction.read more.

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