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4/17/2008 at 3:15 p.m.
Artist Team Leonardogillesfleur Defies Gravity, Hogs Sidewalk
leonardogillesfleur's 'Remake of a Remake' is 1 minute, 54 seconds of two figures, one falling (or flying), the other quietly witnessing, all set to the background noise of Brooklyn traffic.
4/16/2008 at 2:45 p.m.
Susan Homer Makes Grandma Art Cool Again
We've seen so much world-weary art recently that our first impulse was to reject Homer's work as something our grandmother would hang on her wall.
4/15/2008 at 3:20 p.m.
Artist David Foote’s Attack of the Clones
David Foote's "New Girls" are elegant, spooked, spooky, lovely, glamorous, sad, freaky, and alienlike.
4/14/2008 at 4:30 p.m.
Artist Richard Pettibone: Cereal Appropriator
Richard Pettibone, creepy as it may sound, has made a career of appropriating Andy Warhol's art.
4/11/2008 at 3:15 p.m.
Photographer Laura Letinsky Fails to Clean Her Plate
Laura Letinsky has made a career of photographing elegant undone tables, always suggesting decadent meals shared, perhaps, between ballerinas.
4/10/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Artist Angelo Filomeno Bugs Out
Here, a bug and a butterfly are anthropomorphized somehow (with names Rex and Regina), or at least rendered more beautiful and yet more freakish than any taxonomist might do.
4/9/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Artist Keith Edmier Gloriously Re-creates Kitchen of His Youth
For his current exhibition, Edmier has precisely re-created the kitchen from his suburban family home. It's yellow.
4/8/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Marcel Dzama Finally Gets a Little Bloody
Increasingly, Dzama’s subjects are war, greed, anger; his tone macabre even if whimsical.
4/7/2008 at 3:30 p.m.
Artist Ryan McGinley Has His Head in the Clouds
In most of Ryan McGinley’s photos, honey-limbed teens run, jump, or bounce naked through American landscapes.
4/4/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Artist Tamy Ben-Tor Hosts the Worst Kids' Show Ever
The performance artist and caustic satirist, dressed as a Ukrainian-ish folk-kinda-heroine figure, sings nonsensical, reprehensible lyrics to an audience of probably horrified youngsters. Enjoy!
4/3/2008 at 2:30 p.m.
Artist Eva Davidova Takes Disciplinary Action Against Flying Kid
Eva Davidova has taken a booted youngster and levitated him against a bathroom wall.
4/2/2008 at 3:30 p.m.
The Brooklyn Museum Visits Astroland One Last Time
Good-bye, Coney Island?
4/1/2008 at 3:30 p.m.
Artist Lisa Dahl Gets the Housing-Market Blues
Real-estate prices are through the roof, so Lisa Dahl has painted her own little blue house on a very green prairie, using acrylic paint on a ripped page from a nameless real-estate magazine.
3/31/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Artist Thomas Holton Exceeds Apartment's Maximum Occupancy
While his hyperreal photography, currently showing at Sasha Wolf Gallery in Tribeca through April 26, isn't quite as gritty as Lush Life, Richard Price's latest LES-set cop-versus-hipster thriller, digesting the two in a weekend will make you feel a regular Jack Nicholson.
3/28/2008 at 2:45 p.m.
To View Kota Ezawa's Art, You'll Need an Allen Wrench
At the Armory Show, an artist takes his inspiration from IKEA catalogues.
3/26/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Artist Brandon Nastanski Invites You Into His Secret Hideout
From this weekend's PULSE show at Pier 40, a secret hideaway for art lovers.
3/25/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Artist Lady Pink Redefines ‘Statuesque’
Art from graffiti icon Lady Pink's new show suggests how Lady Liberty could be a whole lot hipper.
3/24/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Artist Jordan Eagles’ Work Is Bloody Gorgeous
Jordan Eagles should offer his decorative services to Dexter.
3/21/2008 at 3:00 p.m.
Artist Matthew Sleeth Visits an Umbrella Cemetery
Here lies a pile of discarded umbrellas on a drizzly Tokyo street (and notice the girl who hasn't learned her lesson toting a new one).
3/20/2008 at 3:30 p.m.
Artist Sarah Lynch Sets a Trap
It's a cream cake dangling from a fishing rod — every dieter's nightmare! Actually, it's a photograph of a pile of papers suspended from a piece of wire — you clod!