Monthly Archives: June 2011

Art review

Chelsea Galleries in June, 2011

Another monthly gallery stroll through some Chelsea galleries last week.  I was pleasantly surprised by the number of interesting shows, and especially some good painting shows.  First, practically everyone has been raving about Mark Grotjahn‘s exhibition at Anton Kern Gallery, … Continue reading

Art review

Uptown Galleries-Eric Fischl, Arshile Gorky, Francis Bacon & Chaim Soutine

Eric Fischl’s early 1980s paintings are shown at Skarstedt Gallery (20 E. 79th Street), and I was somewhat surprised to find myself very moved by these psychologically affecting paintings.  Eric Fischl still works in figurative and psychologically and sexually complex paintings, … Continue reading

Restaurants

Lunch at John Dory Oyster Bar

Last week, I went to John Dory Oyster Bar for a decadent lunch to celebrate with an ex-New Yoker friend, who was in town during the summer break from his Ph. D studies in Iowa.  As an inveterate gourmet, my … Continue reading

Exhibition News

Cross Currents: Group Exhibition in San Francisco

I will be showing a large scale drawing, Cherry Blossoms Come Crashing In in Crosscurrents, a group exhibition featuring the works of Asian and Asian-American artists at Togonon Gallery in San Francisco. Crosscurrents June 16th – July 16th Opening:  June 16th, 5:00 … Continue reading

Exhibition News

Bronx Calling: the First AIM Biennial

I am participating in a big group show at the Bronx Museum of Art this summer.  Here are the details. June 26 through September 5, 2011 Bronx Calling: The First AIM Biennial Guest curators Wayne Northcross and Jose Ruiz Bronx … Continue reading

Exhibition News

Installing at Bronx Museum

I finally finished the large drawing Oviparity that I have been working on since the beginning of the year, and will be showing it at the Bronx Museum of Art this month.  We installed the piece by using magnet strips … Continue reading