Tag Archive: driss ouadahi

curating an opening exhibition

while our new space is gorgeous, a gallery is only as good as the art in it…  an inaugural show is the benchmark, setting your audiences’ expectations.   we couldn’t open with a solo… Continue reading

art dubai 2012

we’re back in dubai showing at the art fair. and there’s a dust storm…   so there’s this weird haze… but the fair looks great. we’re showing work by luka fineisen, driss ouadahi, alan… Continue reading

we’re at the PULSE art fair in miami…

here are some (not-very-good-quality iphone) photos of our booth… a driss ouadahi painting, photographs by jay defeo… the door of jonathan brand’s paper mustang, (one-half of) a painting by jutta haeckel, a thread… Continue reading

art dubai

some shots of our booth at art dubai.  we brought work by two artists – driss ouadahi and jim campbell – to do a focused “exhibition” that explores these artists treatment of the… Continue reading

last evening we opened the 200th exhibition

that i’ve curated in my career.   crazy.  the show is the san francisco iteration of the show of artists associated with düsseldorf.    here are some installation shots taken by david.   click on them… Continue reading

PULSE art fair in miami

this is the second year we’ve done the PULSE fair in miami.  it’s been the best fair we’ve ever participated in.  more later, but this is the first chance i’ve had to post… Continue reading

we’re opening our show of artists from düsseldorf

in the new york gallery tonight.    here are some installation shots: an installation by luka fineisen made from artificial hair and an existing skylight. paintings by stefan ettlinger… and jutta haeckel. a “bubble”… Continue reading

i was in driss ouadahi’s studio

in düsseldorf working on his upcoming show and the catalog we’re publishing to go with it. driss is algerian of berber descent who immigrated to europe to study with michael buthe at the… Continue reading

the PULSE fair opens today…

a few views of our booth: a self-portrait (with dianne) in an etched, convex mirror by marco maggi. work by emil lukas, russell crotty, driss ouadahi, jim campbell and marco maggi. two cut… Continue reading

i’m in düsseldorf doing studio visits…

first, with driss ouadahi, who’ll have a solo show in the new york gallery next fall.  driss, with a painting at an early stage: a new development — there’s some really beautiful charcoal… 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

aqua wynwood fair

here are some shots (i-phone quality) of our booth… driss ouadahi, timothy horn, henry darger… rachell sumpter and gideon rubin to the left of hte entry.    marco maggi in the booth (with glimpses… Continue reading

living with art

in the art world, there’s a lot of poo-pooing “decorative” art.    the damning statement “she bought a painting to match her sofa” is delivered with a roll of eyes and/or up-curled lip.  and… Continue reading