Shandaken Project online art auction closing soon

March 6, 2014

Kate Levant Untitled, 2013 Laminated graphite, ink, and foil on paper 12 x 8.5 inches As I post this, there are 23 hours left to bid on this online auction at Paddle8 to benefit The Shandaken Project, an artist residency near Woodstock, New York. James and I have been supporters since it began. There are […]

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Studio visit with Leah Raintree, November 2013

December 29, 2013

Untitled Drawing   Works from On Force   James and I visited the studio of Leah Raintree in November. We met her in October when she was our artist tour guide for an amazing visit to the Judd Foundation at 101 Spring Street. Her recent untitled drawings are ink on heavy paper that has been […]

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Momenta Art Winter Fête at Mickalene Thomas Studio

December 4, 2013

Join me and James at the benefit next week. Buy tickets here.

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The American Art-Union

May 22, 2013

I’m reading Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 (The History of New York City) at the moment, and there is a bit of American art history that was new to me. The Panic of 1837 had disrupted Manhattan’s patronage system. Cole, Sully, and Asher Durand found that merchants laughed wanly at the […]

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Flux Factory 2012 Benefit

December 15, 2012

Of the many benefits James and I attend this year, this is always one of the best parties. Great art in the silent auction, wandering “bootleg” artists, and a well-stocked bar! Join us on December 19th to celebrate Flux Factory, and say happy birthday to James while you’re at it. Tickets start at only $40. […]

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The end of ArtCat Calendar

December 12, 2012

The first version of ArtCat calendar (then called ArtCal) launched in November 2004. I wrote the first version in one weekend, to make it easier for James and me to keep track of shows we wanted to see, especially once Chelsea reached 300 galleries. For a long time it was a minimal website with locations, […]

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Robert Beck at Schroeder Romero & Shredder

September 21, 2011

This is one of several lovely drawings by Robert Beck based on art therapy drawings (found in a book of child personality assessment tests) in Crazy Lady, a group show curated by Jane Harris, at Schroeder Romero & Shredder. [image via Schroeder Romero & Shredder]

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NURTUREart Benefit October 11, 2011

September 20, 2011

James and I are thrilled to be on the benefit committee again this year for NURTUREart’s Annual Benefit, occurring October 11, 2011 at the Chelsea Art Museum on West 22nd Street. The art preview site is up now, with over 250 works available on a first-come first-served basis, with those able to buy the VIP […]

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Elisa Soliven and Erica Greenwald at Hunter MFA exhibition

July 5, 2011

There were other interesting artists in the show, but I have good images for these two. Artist websites: Elisa Soliven Erica Greenwald Don’t miss the other installation shots on both artists’ sites.

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Joshua Johnson at Hunter MFA exhibition

July 4, 2011

I’ll post a few photos of other artists in the Hunter College MFA Spring 2011 Thesis Exhibition later, but first I wanted to put up those I took of Joshua Johnson‘s work, as we’ve been following him since 2006. He was a painter back then, but his Hunter MFA show was nearly all sculpture. There […]

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