This is a wonderful, cinematic exhibition of new paintings from Vincent Desiderio, at Marlborough Gallery. There are several powerful, large paintings filled with provocative, if not passionately rendered figures. In spite of a frigid January evening, I joined an exuberant crowd for the opening of Vincent Desiderio’s exhibition of new works at Marlborough Gallery on 57th Street. This was a sprawling show of small and large works, featuring a number of delightful figurative studies that one can only appreciate up close. A real treat to end the holiday season of 2013!
Bettina Rheims: Girls Night In Edwynn Houk Gallery, September 16th – November 6th , 2010 OK, so who hasn’t she photographed yet? From pop stars to fashion models, and in 1995 a commissioned portrait of Jacques Chirac, this internationally known French photographer has established herself as one of Europe’s most critically acclaimed artists. Her background […]
David LaChapelle: American Jesus Paul Kasmin Gallery Sometimes it’s OK to bite the hand that feeds. Sometimes that hand has a masochist’s soul and will reward you greatly if you just dig in! David La Chapelle is one such pit bull now making waves in the contemporary art world with his current body of large […]
Kim Joon: Fragments Sundaram Tagore Gallery October, 2010 There is definitely something of the “Wow factor” when you walk through the gallery doors and encounter these large scale computer generated (CAD) works. Korean artist Kim Joon delivers striking imagery, beautifully detailed with patterns borrowed from tattoo culture to high culture porcelain china, such as Villeroy […]