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Project Highlight: El Anatsui, Metas

While the exhibition may have closed its doors last week, The Mnuchin Gallery’s El Anatsui: Metas may be the best show of the winter – at least so far. El Anatusi’s draped pieces are gaspingly awe-inspiring. They invite the viewer to stand far

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Project Highlight: El Anatsui, Metas

While the exhibition may have closed its doors last week, The Mnuchin Gallery’s El Anatsui: Metas may be the best show of the winter – at least so far. El Anatusi’s draped pieces are gaspingly awe-inspiring. They invite the viewer to stand far

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Art in Philadelphia & New York: December 2014

Public Walls’ picks for art happenings in New York and Philadelphia this December: NEW YORK Lecture: Contemporary Art and the Global Turn in China Dr. Thomas J. Berghuis Guggenheim Museum Tuesday, December 2, 6:30 pm Creative Extraction: Why are Art Schools at the

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Art in Philadelphia & New York: December 2014

Public Walls’ picks for art happenings in New York and Philadelphia this December: NEW YORK Lecture: Contemporary Art and the Global Turn in China Dr. Thomas J. Berghuis Guggenheim Museum Tuesday, December 2, 6:30 pm Creative Extraction: Why are Art Schools at the

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Artist Profile: Ronald Morán

En cada casa hay un conflicto  In each house there is a conflict by Rachel Heidenry Ronald Moran tackles violence – domestic violence, gang violence, social violence. Yet his works reflect the opposite – tranquility, delicateness, softness. Creating interiors of

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Artist Profile: Ronald Morán

En cada casa hay un conflicto  In each house there is a conflict by Rachel Heidenry Ronald Moran tackles violence – domestic violence, gang violence, social violence. Yet his works reflect the opposite – tranquility, delicateness, softness. Creating interiors of

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Project Highlight: Stephanie Syjuco’s “Free Texts”

by Rachel Heidenry A wall lined with tear-tab flyers. Nothing more. That is what comprises Stephanie Syjuco’s Free Texts. While the materiality of the project may be bare, the content, however, is monumental. On each flyer, Syjuco provides the information

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Project Highlight: Stephanie Syjuco’s “Free Texts”

by Rachel Heidenry A wall lined with tear-tab flyers. Nothing more. That is what comprises Stephanie Syjuco’s Free Texts. While the materiality of the project may be bare, the content, however, is monumental. On each flyer, Syjuco provides the information

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Review: Hans Haacke at Paula Cooper Gallery

by Rachel Heidenry It’s the sound that pulls you in first – the mechanical vibrations of water being pumped, of water being circulated. And then you enter. On the floor of the Paula Cooper Gallery, Hans Haacke has installed an

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Review: Hans Haacke at Paula Cooper Gallery

by Rachel Heidenry It’s the sound that pulls you in first – the mechanical vibrations of water being pumped, of water being circulated. And then you enter. On the floor of the Paula Cooper Gallery, Hans Haacke has installed an

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Artist Profile: Bethany Collins

by Rachel Heidenry Letters, words, phrases and pages. These are the raw materials for Bethany Collins work. Born in Montgomery, Alabama and now living in Atlanta, Georgia, Collins draws inspiration from the social nuances of language. With a conceptualist eye,

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Artist Profile: Bethany Collins

by Rachel Heidenry Letters, words, phrases and pages. These are the raw materials for Bethany Collins work. Born in Montgomery, Alabama and now living in Atlanta, Georgia, Collins draws inspiration from the social nuances of language. With a conceptualist eye,

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Art in Philadelphia & New York: November 2014

PHILADELPHIA Exhibition: Itinerant Belongings  November 1st, 5-8:30 pm Slought Chris Corales: Imitation of Home Opening: November 21, 6-8pm Fleisher-Ollman Gallery Do it: Dinner + A Movie Screening of Agnes Varda’s “The Gleaners and I” Thursday, November 6, 6pm The Galleries at

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Art in Philadelphia & New York: November 2014

PHILADELPHIA Exhibition: Itinerant Belongings  November 1st, 5-8:30 pm Slought Chris Corales: Imitation of Home Opening: November 21, 6-8pm Fleisher-Ollman Gallery Do it: Dinner + A Movie Screening of Agnes Varda’s “The Gleaners and I” Thursday, November 6, 6pm The Galleries at

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Project Highlight: Dan Graham’s “Hedge Two-Way Mirror Walkabout”

by Rachel Heidenry With one week left in its nearly seven month run, I finally made it to the MET’s rooftop to see Dan Graham’s installation, Hedge Two-Way Mirror Walkabout. For months, we have all seen tourists posting photographs on the rooftop, smiling

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Project Highlight: Dan Graham’s “Hedge Two-Way Mirror Walkabout”

by Rachel Heidenry With one week left in its nearly seven month run, I finally made it to the MET’s rooftop to see Dan Graham’s installation, Hedge Two-Way Mirror Walkabout. For months, we have all seen tourists posting photographs on the rooftop, smiling

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Artist Profile: Fredrik Vaerslev

by Rachel Heidenry His works could be from the 1950s, when abstract expressionism reigned supreme. They could be from the 1980s, when graffiti found its way onto the canvases of art world superstars. Or they could be from today –

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Artist Profile: Fredrik Vaerslev

by Rachel Heidenry His works could be from the 1950s, when abstract expressionism reigned supreme. They could be from the 1980s, when graffiti found its way onto the canvases of art world superstars. Or they could be from today –

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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.