“100 stories”

a photograph by crystal liu from her exhibit that will open in new york on the 10th of april. “i wanted to make this photo of wallpaper. before i moved into the room… Continue reading

there is a hindu story of an elephant…

there is a hindu story of an elephant – restless, inquisitive, always straying… in india, elephants are sometimes taken through the narrow, fruit and vegetable stall-lined streets. the elephant with his restless trunk,… Continue reading

michael light

some images from michael light to go with my comments on “the road” by cormack mccarthy (see “what i’ve been reading”) michael light, “pinto basin at 500′” from “some dry space” michael light,… Continue reading

story telling

i’m working on a series of group exhibitions. the art will be paintings or drawings on paper. and narrative — not illustrative — the stories are original to the artists. the narratives are… Continue reading

crystal liu

“the storm” 2008  c-print 30×30 inches, edition of 7.   from the upcoming  show “100 stories” opening 10 april in ny. ko-an (‘ko,än) noun : a paradoxical anecdote or riddle used in Zen… Continue reading

anoka faruqee

anoka faruqee is an extraordinarily talented artist who lives and works in l.a. she’s a conceptual artist who makes these gorgeous paintings composed of fields of interlocking brush marks. the image above is… Continue reading

madrid – nouvel’s reina sophia/espacio minimo/churros y chocolate/color red

the atrium of jean nouvel’s new reina sophia… and a view of the outside from the street… we checked out espacio minimo — the gallery that shows liliana porter in spain — a… Continue reading

herzog and de meuron — caixa forum

the best thing about contemporary architecture outside of the u.s. is the way it gets integrated into the fabric of the historical city. the new herzog and de meuron designed caixa forum (http://obrasocial.lacaixa.es/centros/caixaforummadridedificio_es.html)… Continue reading

ARCO (madrid)

ARCO is supposed to be the oldest art fair – this is the 27th year – and by far the most heavily attended – more than 2oo,ooo people over six days – of… Continue reading

italica

founded in 206 b.c. about 9 km from the present-day sevilla, italica is the remarkably well-preserved ruin of a roman city that had about 8,000 residents. most of what you’ll see was was… Continue reading

chris ballantyne show

this is our first show with chris. we’ve been watching his work for several years and are really excited about it. it has the high level of craft that’s common to the work… Continue reading

galatea

by timothy horn (2008) nickel-plated bronze & blown and mirrored glass 47x28x9 inches

olafur eliasson

Alaina Says: February 2, 2008 at 7:35 pm e I want to know why you don’t like Olafur Eliasson. I really liked his yellow room at the SFMOMA show. ok, so it’s only… Continue reading

hello

my friend phil convinced me that i should have a blog. or sort of convinced me. so i’m going to try… i have contemporary international art galleries in san francisco and new york.… Continue reading