Yearly Archives: 2012

Event, Exhibition News

Accola Griefen at SCOPE Miami 2012

Accola Griefen Gallery took some of my paintings and drawings to Miami this year to participate in SCOPE Miami 2012. This year’s Miami edition of the fair, December 4 – December 9, 2012, presented 80 international galleries in addition to … Continue reading


Weathering the Post-tropical Storm Sandy

This has been an unusual week here in New York City. After much fanfare and warnings of the imminent arrival of Frankenstorm by news media, Hurricane (or post-tropical storm) Sandy arrived on Monday night on schedule as advertised. Jaded by … Continue reading


The 50th New York Film Festival

As usual, the New York Film Festival offers such a smorgasbord of international movies both small and big, I had a difficult time narrowing down my choices to less than 10 movies (with such pesky constraints like time and money … Continue reading

Art review

Marking the Time at The Clock by Christian Marclay

By now most people in the art world have heard of Christian Marclay’s 24 hour video installation, The Clock. First shown in New York at Paula Cooper Gallery in January, the demand for viewing was so high that some people … Continue reading

Exhibition News

Visual Feast: A Pattern and Decoration Exhibition

I will be showing a few pieces of my work at this summer exhibition in Chelsea.  Please come and see the work and let me know what you think. ACCOLA GRIEFEN GALLERY OPENING: Thursday, June 28, 6 – 8pm June … Continue reading

Art review

June Gallery Roundup in Chelsea

I caught the last days of some good painting exhibitions in Chelsea.  Particularly interesting for me was to see three different generation women painters showing at the same time in Chelsea: Alice Neel, Nicole Eisenman & Dana Schutz. The focus … Continue reading

Art review

Frieze: White Alien Tent That Landed in Randall’s Island

New York City got yet another art fair this month, an import from London. More than 180 galleries from 30 countries took part in the inaugural edition of Frieze New York making it the largest event produced by Frieze. The fair … Continue reading


Multi-vegetable Paella

This is another great dish from my favorite cookbook Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London’s Ottoleghi. Grilled marinated artichokes, Kalamata olives and various vegetables add distintive and diverse texture to this rice dish. This rice dish might be too light … Continue reading

Art review

April Gallery Roundup in Chelsea

I went around a few streets in Chelsea last Saturday taking advantage of sunny spring weather despite some gusty chilly winds.  There were many more painting exhibitions this time around than sculpture or installations.  I included all the photos of … Continue reading

Art review, Exhibition News

Keith Haring: 1978–1982 at the Brooklyn Museum of Art

I enjoyed my visit to Keith Haring exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.  Keith Haring: 1978–1982 is the first large-scale exhibition to explore the early career of one of the best-known American artists of the twentieth century. Tracing the development of … Continue reading