here’s my introduction to the work: In this survey of work made over the last fifteen years, Cornelius Völker’s oeuvre reveals a uniquely contemporary investigation of the history of representational painting, based primarily… Continue reading
i think one of the best experiences you can have when you’re traveling is to get to visit the homes of people who live there. for me, it’s particularly fun to see… Continue reading
i had dinner night before last with a friend who’d just come back from covering the design fairs in milan. sounded like fun to me (and probably you), but for her, it was… Continue reading
a friend has done a beautiful installation in his library, juxtaposing lordy rodriguez’s “topographical” drawings with ken price sculptures. the biomorphic forms and bright colors have a nice foil in the steel shelving.
i want this table. the legs are bronze, the top is wood with gold leaf. the first time i saw one was at a party at an art collector’s home in köln. i… Continue reading
is hang salon-style. i have a well-earned reputation as a give-every-work-of art-the-space-it-needs kind of guy. i’m the only gallerist i know who regularly leaves a couple (or more) of the walls of the… Continue reading
outside düsseldorf, germany may be the most successful venue for exhibiting art that i’ve experienced. in 1982, the collector karl-heinrich müller bought an 18th-century house on a large property in order display the… Continue reading
it’s the first week in december, so i must be back in miami for the art fairs. boy, what a difference a year makes. this time last year looked like the end of… Continue reading
a friend of mine works with an organization that is attempting to alleviate the cycle of poverty in india by giving the very poorest children access to first-rate education. parikrma humanity foundation currently… Continue reading
do they need it? there was a flow chart in the september art + auction that purports to answer that question by asking 4 questions. their recommendation, sullied with my opinions follows: 1. … Continue reading
it’s by baseera khan. a painting on paper, ink and acrylic and graphite on paper, that’ll be in her show – “reductive histories” – that will open in my san francisco gallery tomorrow,… Continue reading
is vintage 1967. the ornaments are flea market finds. vintage = recycling. no fresh pine smell, but no fuel used in trucking it. and no landfill filled. happy holidays!