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    High Line Things

    A couple of walks along the High Line a little while ago. Very few souls out and about – strange days.

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    Mike Zahn – Quarantine Art

    Mike Zahn writes a sensitive and beautiful tribute to Jackie Saccoccio and a wonderful painting that she gifted him a few years ago. The article by Stephen Maine in Hyperallergic is about artists living with their collections during quarantine. Highly…

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    Time

    Pinned on the wall in front of my desk is a postcard of Matisse’s Bay of Nice. It’s a surprising image, because it initially looks like what it is – an artist creating a postcard image of a lovely seascape…

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    Dennis!

    The other night walked past the Jane Street Tavern and had a very specific memory of having dinner and drinks with some good friends many years ago. That evening was particularly rowdy and filled with talk of art, life and…

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    Excitable Boy…

    I went home with the waitressThe way I always doHow was I to knowShe was with the Russians tooI was gambling in HavanaI took a little riskSend lawyers guns and moneyDad get me out of this (ha)I’m the innocent bystanderSomehow…

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    Louise Fishman @ Karma

    For many years painters like Amy Sillman, Sue Williams, Jackie Saccoccio, and in this show at Karma, Louise Fishman, have been questioning the expectations and boundaries of an exhausted Abstract Expressionism. What's surprising about this is that these painters have…

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    Nightmare Scenarios III

    You have to put this moment into context. It’s America – and from 1918 through to 1921 – three years time – there was the end of the First World War, the Spanish Flu Pandemic, and a punishing Economic downturn.…

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    F*#K ALL

    Art is just about the furthest thing from mind these days. Looking at painting – usually a favorite thing to do – has become a task rather than a joy. When looking at the torrents of art online – it…

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    Mike Zahn – Todo y Nada @ Shrine Online

    Check out Shrine’s online presentation of Mike Zahn’s new work! Todo y Nada, which translates as ‘everything and nothing’, is a notional work of art created by Mike Zahn. It focuses upon five digital pictures of an empty gallery, presented…