Thursday, June 30, 2016

Ana Lupas

Coat for reaching the Purgatory, 1962-1964

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016

Nicola Hicks

Pug-Seated, 2015 Bronze 9 x 5 x 4 cm

Friday, June 10, 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Sketter Davis

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Takashi Murakami returns to curate at Blum & Poe

Takashi Murakami is becoming one of the most passionate collectors of contemporary ceramic art today. When we say that, we’re not just limiting him to his home country of Japan. This is his second show as curator with Blum & Poe galleries. We covered the first in Los Angeles last October. He returns to B&P’s New York City gallery with Kazunori Hamana, Yuji Ueda, and Otani Workshop 

This display of ceramics is an illumination of age-old traditions being expanded into the 21st century. Informed by and in conceptual counter to elements of contemporary pop culture, mass production and mass consumption, Kazunori Hamana for example, creates large ceramic vessels without immediately perceivable use, working without tools and without haste. Many of the works in the exhibition by these three young artists have never been seen before in the United States. -Full CFile article here

Monday, June 6, 2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Not Forgotten- NYTimes

Since 1851, more than 200,000 people have been the subjects of obituaries in The New York Times. Join us each day this summer as we revisit many of these memorable lives
We invite you to join us as we exhume obituaries from our archives, some dating to the 19th century. You’ll meet leaders, inventors, entertainers, artists, novelists and the infamous — each linked in some way to the date on which the obituary reappears. On some days we’ll ask influential people a simple question: If you could have dinner with one person who is no longer with us, who would it be, and why? NYTIMES Link

Helen Keller, left, with her teacher, Anne Sullivan in 1893.
“I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is a touch of yearning at times, but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers. The wind passes, and the flowers are content.” Helen Keller obituary