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Current Viewing: Bad Conscience : Metro Pictures (New York) : Until FEBRUARY 22, 2014

Miller’s essays have been published by JRP|Ringier under the title " The Ruin of Exchange and The Price Club."Miller’s essays have been published by JRP|Ringier under the title " The Ruin of Exchange and The Price Club."

Yes, the New York Art Scene is incestuous. Yes, it's rigged and not always rigorous. But every system has its disruptions and its subversions. This show is a testimony to that. It is "organized" (note, not "curated") by artist/writer John Miller.

Art Break : “Fearful Symmetry” : Balice Hertling (New York )

In praise of fearful symmetries.In praise of fearful symmetries.

“Tyger, tyger, burning bright / In the forests of the night, / What immortal hand or eye / Could frame thy fearful symmetry?”
- William Blake, “The Tyger”

CURRENT VIEWING: Ajay Kurian at 47 Canal (New York)

The project occupies a unique place at the outer limits of our cultural and ecological imagination.The project occupies a unique place at the outer limits of our cultural and ecological imagination.

Current Viewing: Christopher Wool at The Guggenheim : Until January 22, 2014

Christopher Wool, Untitled, 1990, Enamel paint on aluminum, 108 x 72 inches | Courtesy of GagosianChristopher Wool, Untitled, 1990, Enamel paint on aluminum, 108 x 72 inches | Courtesy of Gagosian

Bundu, Mende, Sierra Leone Helmet Mask wood 18 x 8 x 10 inches 45.7 x 20.3 x 25.4 cm at Paul Kasmin (New York)

Arman the Collector: The Artist’s Collection of African Art, a selection of artworks and artifacts from the Arman Marital TrustArman the Collector: The Artist’s Collection of African Art, a selection of artworks and artifacts from the Arman Marital Trust

"My dialogue with African art derives from the conviction that artistic creation arises from a common fund of humanity and that in the discovery of aesthetic solutions the making of masterpieces supersedes regions, cultures, and becomes part of the treasures from all places and all times of human creation. "

Arman, in African Faces, African Figures: The Arman Collection (1997)

CURRENT VIEWING: MoMA PS1 presents Mike Kelley :October 13, 2013–February 2, 2014

Mike Kelley. Deodorized Central Mass with Satellites. 1991/1999.Mike Kelley. Deodorized Central Mass with Satellites. 1991/1999.

“My entrance into the art world was through the counter-culture, where it was common practice to lift material from mass culture and ‘pervert’ it to reverse or alter its meaning… Mass culture is scrutinized to discover what is hidden, repressed, within it.”

Mike Kelly

David Noonan's Boro/Butoh Meditation

Detail of a David Noonan canvas  currently on view at at Foxy Productions (New York)Detail of a David Noonan canvas currently on view at at Foxy Productions (New York)

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