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Help Artist Rashid Johnson Build a 'Shea Wall' in Paris

FIAC, Paris’ premier art fair, opens next Wednesday in the French capital, and American art star Rashid Johnson is planning something big.

Mr. Johnson recently opened an installation of drawings with his exhibition  173 more words


Art World Luminaries Toast Art Star Rashid Johnson at Dirty French

“Ask for Royce.”

I did as I was told, and, at the bar inside downtown restaurant Dirty French, I was greeted by a tall, powerful and gorgeously dressed host/hostess. 700 more words

Hauser & Wirth

New York's Prestigious Drawing Center Showcases Star of the 'Post-Black' Art Movement

“Where can I be? This ain’t America, is it?…You can’t fool me,” asks American actor/director/composer Melvin Van Peebles in the lyrics of his song Love, That’s America… 715 more words

Richard Pousette-Dart: 1930s and Rashid Johnson: Anxious Men at The Drawing Center, October 2 - December 20, 2015

Richard Pousette-Dart: 1930s – Main Gallery

Richard Pousette-Dart: 1930s is the first in-depth museum consideration of Pousette-Dart’s drawings from the 1930s, a period when the artist pursued directly-carved sculpture, yet also painted, experimented with photography, and created numerous works on paper. 302 more words


Endangered Species: The Sweater

I’ve spoken before about the show I saw at The Drawing Center with textiles as its theme (http://www.drawingcenter.org/en/drawingcenter/5/exhibitions/9/upcoming/806/thread-lines/).  It was interesting to me that a few of the artists used sweaters and sweater graphs in their work, but I was put off by the fact that they used sweaters that other people had designed, once again exploiting the creative work of those mostly anonymous and underpaid textile artists. 132 more words


Robin Rhode: Drawing Waves at The Drawing Center, The Lab, July 17 - August 30, 2015

“A collaborative project by South African–born, German-based artist Robin Rhode. Rhode will exhibit his signature stop action photographs (in which he draws in public streets and then a performer interacts with the inscribed image) in a new photographic sequence entitled Breaking Waves, 2014–15, which whimsically depicts a young boy surfing in the sea. 141 more words


Name It by Trying to Name It: Open Sessions 2014-15 at The Drawing Center, July 17 - August 30, 2015

“Initiated in 2014, Open Sessions is a new program at The Drawing Center through which a large group of artists consider their relationship to drawing as medium, process, and metaphor. 175 more words