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Articles, reviews, studio visits and interviews by Samantha Levin:

Babble Report | Jeremy Hush’s “At A Loss For Words” Sneak Peek

Posted by on Sep 11, 2012 in Art Shows, Babble Report, Featured | 0 comments

Babble Report  |  Jeremy Hush’s “At A Loss For Words” Sneak Peek

My recent visit to Philadelphia brought me to the studio of Jeremy Hush who is in the midst of preparing for a new solo exhibition, At a Loss for Words. Jeremy told me that this particular series of works revolves around dispassion; a lying down and giving up. Human figures are depicted white-eyed and comatose, half-buried in forest ground-cover decomposing into the earth. More sentient animals are seen investigating and, in some cases, nesting inside these abandoned idle human husks.

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Newfangled

Posted by on Sep 10, 2012 in Anagnorisis Picks, Announcements | 0 comments

Newfangled

If you’ve not already noticed, there have been some changes that have taken place over here, the most obvious being the name of the site. I figured it was about time that I labeled my art shenanigans with my own name, dammmmmit. The name Anagnorisis, is just too fitting a word to abandon entirely, so I’m keeping it to label my curatorial endeavors. If you’ve been wondering what happened to my Anagnorisis Picks monthly art exhibition newsletters, I’m pleased to announce that they now have their own page on my site in...

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Juxtapoz | Interview with Allison Sommers

Posted by on Aug 28, 2012 in Announcements, Babble Report, Featured, Interviews | 0 comments

Juxtapoz  |  Interview with Allison Sommers

On Instagram, Thinkspace Gallery just posted a nice shot of Allison Sommers posing all sexy-like in the next issue of Juxtapoz . I'm especially excited about this issue coming out in October because Yours Truly had a blast conducting the interview.

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Babble Report | Martin Wittfooth Studio Visit and Empire Sneak Peek

Posted by on Aug 27, 2012 in Artist Spotlight, Babble Report, Featured, Studio Visit | 0 comments

Babble Report | Martin Wittfooth Studio Visit and Empire Sneak Peek

Check out the shots I took of Martin Wittfooth's studio, freshly published on the Creep Machine. You'll get some details of some of the paintings from his new Empire series, which he'll have on exhibit starting on September 15th at Corey Helford Gallery.

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O+ Art Festival Tackles Health Coverage for Artists

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 in Announcements, Charity, Events, Featured | 0 comments

O+ Art Festival Tackles Health Coverage for Artists

Calling all artists (and performers of all kinds)! Exchange your art for health services this fall! One of the most dire problems in the world of the arts is the sheer lack of health service assistance that artists have access to. Most artists don’t have health insurance because they’re too poor to afford it or just a tiny bit too well-off to get government assistance (and don’t have time to jump through their hoops). As a result, artists often choose to take the risk that they won’t get sick or wind up in an accident. If...

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Babble Report | Three Shows of Somber Beauty at Nucleus Gallery

Posted by on Jun 14, 2012 in Babble Report, Featured | 1 comment

Babble Report  |  Three Shows of Somber Beauty at Nucleus Gallery

Get thee down to Nucleus Gallery for a triple exhibition. There are two solo shows, Stasis and Larvae, from Cam de Leon and Jeremy Enecio respectively. On top of that is a group show entitled Hollow Thoughts: A Skull Show, which should fulfill your need for memento mori for the next few months.

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Babble Report | Guild of the Black Eagle 5 at Fuse Gallery

Posted by on Jun 14, 2012 in Babble Report, Featured | 0 comments

Babble Report  |  Guild of the Black Eagle 5 at Fuse Gallery

David Hochbaum recently curated my artwork into an all-woman's group exhibition that recently opened at Fuse Gallery. In support of us all, I wrote a little blurb about the show on the Creep.

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Anagnorisis Picks | June

Posted by on Jun 9, 2012 in Anagnorisis Picks, Featured | 0 comments

Anagnorisis Picks  |  June

Welcome to June, everyone. I’m very proud to announce that I have two exhibitions opening in this lurverly summer month. One even has my own artwork in a show this month. Go figure. Bushwick is also having its open studio weekend. More details here. As usual, I’ll add to this post if I learn of something new for June (submissions welcome). Follow the links in the headers below for details on each show. All about me: Guild of the Black Eagle 5 All Woman Group Show curated by David Hochbaum Samantha Levin’s “Never Empty,...

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Anagnorisis Picks | May

Posted by on May 12, 2012 in Anagnorisis Picks, Featured | 0 comments

Anagnorisis Picks  |  May

Before I knew it, May had arrived. And thus this post is late. Already underway is our second round of 2012 New York art fairs. To best express how I feel about this, I will quote Art Fag City, “It’s art fair season. Again. Whoop-de-fucking-doo.” So, on that note, here are your options: Pulse New York, May 3 – 6, 2012 Red Dot New York, May 3 – 6, 2012 Frieze New York, May 4 – 7,2012 (This is the big one, folks) NADA NYC, May 4 – 7,2012 Not sure when Verge emerged from certain death and updated their...

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Announcements

Posted by on May 9, 2012 in Announcements, Featured | 0 comments

Announcements

As announced many moons ago, there have been changes afoot in my little tiny world. This new website is one of them. I do hope you like it. In conjunction with this change, I’m proud to announce my newest exhibition, Dark Signs (an exhibition of secrets) opening later this month at a new gallery. EDIT: Due to circumstances that are beyond our control, the gallery and I have postponed our upcoming exhibition, Dark Signs. No exhibition should go on without being properly set up and promoted. More information to come. Exhibiting artists...

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