- November 6, 2006
- Houses on Fire
This year may bring the craziest set of sales yet.
- October 23, 2006
- Show and Tell: Making Art Out of Making Art
For his forthcoming book, Artists (Edition 7L/Steidl), the former Columbia art-history student spent the past six years touring studios and biennials for the privilege of seeing contemporary art “when it’s halfway done, almost there.”
- October 2, 2006
- Take a Walk on the (Not So) Wild Lower East Side
Even though the New Museum’s not reopening on the Bowery until next year, the area is already reconsolidating its reputation as an arts district. What’s worth seeing—or not?
- July 17, 2006
- An Afternoon in Chelsea
Summer in Chelsea is when gallerists are more likely found in Quogue or Crete, leaving behind shows often seen as seasonal filler. But that doesn’t mean the neighborhood isn’t worth a visit, as this—the first in a regular series of gallery tours—proves.
- July 10, 2006
- Show and Tell: Coney Island Lore
Part of an extensive personal archive of plans, drawings, and photographs picturing famous attractions like the carousel, assembled by the late Coney enthusiast and historian Frederick Fried, they go on view for the first time at Ricco/Maresca Gallery this week.
- June 19, 2006
- Our Dada Could Beat Up Your Dada
Opening at MoMA on June 18, “Dada” surveys the movement that started in Europe during World War I, borrowing freely from military and media culture, and came to New York around 1917 with the United States’ entry into the war. So how did our scene compare?
- June 5, 2006
- In the Foamy Thick of It
The greatest surfers have a high tolerance for shark-defying, killer-wave-courting risk. As did Ron Church, a deep-sea diver and underwater photographer who was, until now, best known for his stint on Jacques Cousteau’s Calypso team.
- June 5, 2006
Lauded video artist or delicious cocktail?
- May 15, 2006
- Let Them Eat . . . Um, What?
Gold-wrapped risotto, calf’s tongue and caviar: one artist’s gastronomic take on decadence.
- May 1, 2006
- Boxing Day
Buyers continue to gravitate toward contemporary art—and Donald Judd’s the hottest ticket.