It was amazing to have the opportunity to be part of a group that Ragnar Kjartansson walked around his new exhibit at the Hirshhorn, explaining about his work. Here, he is in silhouette in front of his video God, 2007. Woman in E is the live performance piece in the show:
On Monday, I was super-lucky to be invited to a social media preview of the newly revised East Building of the National Gallery of Art. A highlight was to get to see Nick Benson at work carving the dedication, and hear him speak about his work: The new roof terrace is fantastic, and highlighted by … Continue reading East Building reopens
“The Keeper” exhibit at the New Museum is about the passion for collecting, organizing, and preserving items. The main part of the exhibit features The Teddy Bear Project by Ydessa Hendeles. The artist collected and curated more than 3,000 vintage photos of people posing with teddy bears, along with antique bears.
Dia:Beacon is an utterly magical place. It’s in an old Nabisco box-printing plant in Beacon, NY, by the Hudson River. The soaring spaces and light from the industrial windows makes the art even more alive. There are only a few artists featured, each with an abundant space. The most breathtaking is the Dan Flavin installation … Continue reading Dia:Beacon
Sentient Chamber is an interactive installation at the National Academy of Sciences. It was created by a multi-disciplinary group of architects, engineers, scientists, and artists, designed to explore the concept of living architecture. The elements in the sculpture respond to the humans in the environment with subtle sounds and lights.
It was awesome to go to the opening of Robert Irwin’s exhibit last night at the Hirshhorn, and hear him speak. At 87, with 60 years of creating art, his work appears to have reached a super-minimal but very rich place. As he says, “all the rules will change,” as he has shown during the … Continue reading All the Rules Will Change
Mary Heilmann: Sunset is an outdoor exhibition inaugurating the outdoor terraces at the new Whitney, allowing visitors to celebrate the new architecture and views.
An amazing exhibit at MOMA, by Random International. The room of rain is in a lot next to MOMA. The room is dark except for a floodlight, and has pouring rain straight down, except it senses where people are and does not rain there.