a list to myself and the world
gerald ferguson @ canada
nicholas buffon @ callicoon
trevor shimizu @ 47 canal
letha wilson + @ toomer labza
meghan petras @ blackston (WITH jeffrey scott matthews, more)
lee bontecou @ freedmanart
alfred jensen @ pace 57th
sarah mceneaney @ tibor de nagy
forrest bess @ christies (3/1)
rick briggs + adam simon @ valentine
carrie pollack @ minus space
bromirski/labine/riley @ storefront bushwick (2/10)
katharine bradford/ej hauser/tamara gonzalez/lauren luloff/joanne greenbaum @ journal gallery
hugh scott douglas @ clifton benevento
b wurtz/fabienne lasserre/elisa lendvay/john newman @ kansas
meghan petras/maria walker/james hyde + @ bull and ram
george ortman @ algus greenspon
lee krasner @ robert miller
joyce pensato @ petzel
smith-stewart show @ c24
andrew lenaghan @ geo. adams
arlene shechet @ jack shainman
jason fox @ peter blum
lori ellison @ mckenzie
chris martin @ mitchell innes & nash
david kennedy cutler @ derek eller
kim maconnell @ salomon
sergej jensen @ anton kern
hugh scott douglas + @ wallspace
material occupation @ suny albany (2/7)
gina beavers @ nudashank (2/11)
(biggest bummer - missing edwin dickinson at babcock! closes 1/27)
plz suggest others...
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Sunday, January 15, 2012
boats and trolleys
Nice paintings at an antiques/junk shop in Istanbul.
boats and trolleys... Istanbul scenes, maybe for tourists? but still really good... there is a famous trolley in Istanbul.
oh i am just noticing that nice sile bezi fabric it is on...
the paintings were throughout the shop - lots of other art/treasures/junk too... but it was easy to identify these as all being by the same artist.
i pulled them out from wherever and propped them for most of these photos.
the shopkeeper. he couldn't speak english but we were able to communicate enough to know that he is a musician and doesn't have any idea who the artist is.
only one of them is signed and dated but we could not read the signature.
Somebody tell Orhan Pahmuk.
Posted by Martin at 11:42 PM 2 comments
Labels: found, Istanbul, painting, Unknown Artist
Monday, January 09, 2012
Carpets, at the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum, in Istanbul.
more of my Istanbul photos here.
Posted by Martin at 4:54 PM 0 comments
Sunday, January 01, 2012
Hagia Sophia - I was in Istanbul for six weeks!!! courtesy of Jasmine Justice and Jesse Farber.
Meridith Pingree, Magic Curtain, at Freight and Volume.
Joshua Abelow's Art Blog Art Blog - Ross Bleckner let Josh have his NYC studio for six months, Josh let people curate shows.... he hosted nine two-week shows and a one-night Bro-Out. Thanks Josh!
Best Shows Not Seen By Me - Gina Beavers one-night show at PACS.... as seen by Andrew Russeth, and Lori Ellison + Lawrence Swan at Valentine.... as seen by James Kalm. Regretfully missed both.... BUT - Gina is having a solo at Nudashank opening in February! - and Lori is having a solo at McKenzie opening THIS THURSDAY 1/5.
Sharon Butler's New Casualist article - it is nice to be noticed. Thanks!
water delivery on buyukada
Posted by Martin at 2:24 PM 0 comments
Labels: Istanbul, Yearly Favorites
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