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Project Highlight: Anne Wilson’s “To Cross (Walking New York)”

by Rachel Heidenry Four performers sit in the center of the gallery weaving. At moments they stand and walk across the space, threading string around four twelve-foot columns. They work, they walk, they create – repeating this action for hours.

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Project Highlight: Anne Wilson’s “To Cross (Walking New York)”

by Rachel Heidenry Four performers sit in the center of the gallery weaving. At moments they stand and walk across the space, threading string around four twelve-foot columns. They work, they walk, they create – repeating this action for hours.

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Review: Jenny Holzer’s “Dust Paintings” at Cheim & Read

by Rachel Heidenry Jenny Holzer’s Dust Paintings, on view at Cheim & Read through October 25th, is breathtaking and expository. Taking government documents as her starting point, Holzer transforms detailed reports into paintings on canvas that blur the line between

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Review: Jenny Holzer’s “Dust Paintings” at Cheim & Read

by Rachel Heidenry Jenny Holzer’s Dust Paintings, on view at Cheim & Read through October 25th, is breathtaking and expository. Taking government documents as her starting point, Holzer transforms detailed reports into paintings on canvas that blur the line between

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Review: Ryan McGinley at Team Gallery

by Rachel Heidenry On a rainy Saturday in Soho, the Team Gallery was packed. It could have been an opening reception with the number of  young gallery-goers enthusiastically walking around the space taking pictures, pointing, mingling. The art they were

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Review: Ryan McGinley at Team Gallery

by Rachel Heidenry On a rainy Saturday in Soho, the Team Gallery was packed. It could have been an opening reception with the number of  young gallery-goers enthusiastically walking around the space taking pictures, pointing, mingling. The art they were

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Review: Christopher Williams – The Production Line of Happiness

by Rachel Heidenry Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness, on view at MoMA through November 2, 2014, is a must-see. The first retrospective of the artist, the show was organized by curator Roxana Marcoci and includes works spanning Williams’

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Review: Christopher Williams – The Production Line of Happiness

by Rachel Heidenry Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness, on view at MoMA through November 2, 2014, is a must-see. The first retrospective of the artist, the show was organized by curator Roxana Marcoci and includes works spanning Williams’

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Art in Philadelphia & New York: October 2014

Top picks for openings and continuing exhibitions in Philadelphia and New York this October. Be sure to mark your calendars! PHILADELPHIA Opening Exhibitions/Events: Joy Feasley and Paul Swenbeck: A Hatchet to Kill Old Ugly The New Temporary Contemporary, 1222 Arch Street

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Art in Philadelphia & New York: October 2014

Top picks for openings and continuing exhibitions in Philadelphia and New York this October. Be sure to mark your calendars! PHILADELPHIA Opening Exhibitions/Events: Joy Feasley and Paul Swenbeck: A Hatchet to Kill Old Ugly The New Temporary Contemporary, 1222 Arch Street

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Why You Should See The Jeff Koons Retrospective

His art may be commercial. It may be chauvinistic. And it may sometimes be derivative. But we should still look at it. The Jeff Koons retrospective on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art through October 19th is smart.

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Why You Should See The Jeff Koons Retrospective

His art may be commercial. It may be chauvinistic. And it may sometimes be derivative. But we should still look at it. The Jeff Koons retrospective on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art through October 19th is smart.

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Artist Profile: Bouchra Khalili

by Rachel Heidenry A hand, a voice, a map. Bouchra Khalili’s “The Mapping Journey Project” – currently installed in the New Museum’s Here and Elsewhere exhibition – is simplistically profound. The artist invites immigrants to share their journey – literally.

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Artist Profile: Bouchra Khalili

by Rachel Heidenry A hand, a voice, a map. Bouchra Khalili’s “The Mapping Journey Project” – currently installed in the New Museum’s Here and Elsewhere exhibition – is simplistically profound. The artist invites immigrants to share their journey – literally.

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Project Highlight: Wafa Hourani’s “Qalandia 2087″

by Rachel Heidenry Anyone who has visited the New Museum’s extraordinary exhibition Here and Elsewhere will recall the miniature refugee camp taking over the upstairs gallery. Magic mixes with critique in these remarkable recreations by artist Wafa Hourani. Modeled after

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Project Highlight: Wafa Hourani’s “Qalandia 2087″

by Rachel Heidenry Anyone who has visited the New Museum’s extraordinary exhibition Here and Elsewhere will recall the miniature refugee camp taking over the upstairs gallery. Magic mixes with critique in these remarkable recreations by artist Wafa Hourani. Modeled after

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Art in Philadelphia & NYC: September 2014

September in Philadelphia is all about the Fringe Festival, whereas New York museums are finishing up their summer season while galleries are returning from August’s vacation. Be prepared to mark your calendars for some great events this September. PHILADELPHIA Picks for the Fringe

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Art in Philadelphia & NYC: September 2014

September in Philadelphia is all about the Fringe Festival, whereas New York museums are finishing up their summer season while galleries are returning from August’s vacation. Be prepared to mark your calendars for some great events this September. PHILADELPHIA Picks for the Fringe

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Artist Profile: Sal Randolph

by Rachel Heidenry She is an artist concerned with economies. Sal Randolph takes money and gifting and explores their relationship to social interaction and public space. Not limited to the visual world, she is also a celebrated poet and active

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Artist Profile: Sal Randolph

by Rachel Heidenry She is an artist concerned with economies. Sal Randolph takes money and gifting and explores their relationship to social interaction and public space. Not limited to the visual world, she is also a celebrated poet and active

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Art in Philadelphia & NYC: August 2014

Top picks for August art happenings in Philly and NYC: PHILADELPHIA 3rd Annual BlackStar Film Festival Through August 3rd Institute of Contemporary Art Jason Andrew Turner and Margherita Urbani Mural Unveiling August 2, 8pm Elixr Coffee Begin Where You Are

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Art in Philadelphia & NYC: August 2014

Top picks for August art happenings in Philly and NYC: PHILADELPHIA 3rd Annual BlackStar Film Festival Through August 3rd Institute of Contemporary Art Jason Andrew Turner and Margherita Urbani Mural Unveiling August 2, 8pm Elixr Coffee Begin Where You Are

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Feature: El Salvador’s President Opens Official Residence as an Art Gallery

by Rachel Heidenry President Salvador Sánchez Cerén announced last week that he was opening his official residence as an art gallery. The President and his wife, Margarita Villalta de Sánchez, explained that they want to enable a space for citizen

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Feature: El Salvador’s President Opens Official Residence as an Art Gallery

by Rachel Heidenry President Salvador Sánchez Cerén announced last week that he was opening his official residence as an art gallery. The President and his wife, Margarita Villalta de Sánchez, explained that they want to enable a space for citizen

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Project Highlight: Funeral for a Home

by Rachel Heidenry It has been just over a month since the closing of Funeral for a Home. Just over a month since an estimated 400 people gathered on the streets of Mantua to mourn a house.   On May

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Project Highlight: Funeral for a Home

by Rachel Heidenry It has been just over a month since the closing of Funeral for a Home. Just over a month since an estimated 400 people gathered on the streets of Mantua to mourn a house.   On May

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Review: Camille Henrot, “The Restless Earth,” at The New Museum

by Rachel Heidenry Flowers become storytellers. Plants become narratives. Camille Henrot’s The Restless Earth takes fauna and philosophy as its central prerogative. Pairing floral arrangements with literature, the artist mixes her profound sensibility of light, color, texture and composition with

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Review: Camille Henrot, “The Restless Earth,” at The New Museum

by Rachel Heidenry Flowers become storytellers. Plants become narratives. Camille Henrot’s The Restless Earth takes fauna and philosophy as its central prerogative. Pairing floral arrangements with literature, the artist mixes her profound sensibility of light, color, texture and composition with

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Art in Philadelphia & New York: July 2014

July is a quiet month for art events in Philadelphia, but New York is full of exciting exhibition openings. Also: ArtScape Baltimore is back for an exciting weekend of festivities: July 18-20th! PHILADELPHIA Film al Fresco The Galleries at Moore

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Art in Philadelphia & New York: July 2014

July is a quiet month for art events in Philadelphia, but New York is full of exciting exhibition openings. Also: ArtScape Baltimore is back for an exciting weekend of festivities: July 18-20th! PHILADELPHIA Film al Fresco The Galleries at Moore