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Slow Transitions

Posted by on Apr 6, 2012 in Announcements | 0 comments

You may have noticed that no new exhibitions have been announced here in a long while. This is a good thing. Let me explain: Quite a while ago I came to a decision not to produce shows at the White Rabbit after the end of 2011. While the venue has provided uncountable opportunities for Anagnorisis and the artists who have shown there in the past, it became evident that the White Rabbit’s personality, steeped in Street Art and Lower East Side history, was not fitting well with Anagnorisis’ dark explorations of the...

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Anagnorisis Picks | April

Posted by on Apr 6, 2012 in Anagnorisis Picks, Featured | 0 comments

Anagnorisis Picks | April

As we out here in Gotham are all looking forward to seeing Spring take hold on the streets, so are we starting to gear up for May’s deluge of art fairs with Frieze, Pulse, Red Dot and NADA barely a month after March’s art fair glob. But that will be in May. This is April, and there is a lot to see in between. I have been delaying publishing this post because I keep finding new shows to include. Rather than delay longer, I will add to this post here when I come across April exhibitions, so do check back. [EDIT: Three shows added!...

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Babble Report | Kris Kuksi’s Triumph Opens at Joshua Liner

Posted by on Mar 24, 2012 in Babble Report, Featured | 0 comments

Babble Report  |  Kris Kuksi’s Triumph Opens at Joshua Liner

I recently had the pleasure of attending the opening reception for Kris Kuksi‘s latest show, Triumph, at Joshua Liner Gallery. Every time I see his work, it has evolved in some way, which is refreshing to see. Regardless of the large crowd, I was able to take some detail shots of his work, shared on the Creep Machine.

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Babble Report | Judith Schaechter Reveals Her Latest Work

Posted by on Mar 5, 2012 in Babble Report, Featured | 0 comments

Babble Report  |  Judith Schaechter Reveals Her Latest Work

Stained glass maven, Judith Schaechter, recently published images of a very large new stained glass work called “The Battle of Carnival and Lent” on her blog. She created this work specifically for the Eastern State Penitentiary‘s long running art installation program, to which she was accepted last year.

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Babble Report | Joshua Hagler and His Imagined Chase

Posted by on Mar 3, 2012 in Babble Report, Featured | 0 comments

Babble Report  |  Joshua Hagler and His Imagined Chase

Josh Hagler's phrenetic artwork is quite alluring and strange, visceral, grotesque and sensual. Many of his works are confusing blobs of flesh, cloth, blood, light, metal and water, churning and changing in gurgling currents. His new exhibition has recently opened up in San Francisco.

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Anagnorisis Picks | Moar March!

Posted by on Mar 3, 2012 in Anagnorisis Picks, Featured | 0 comments

Anagnorisis Picks  |  Moar March!

As promised in my last post, here’s the second list of art exhibitions coming up in March that I think are worth your attention.

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Anagnorisis Picks | New York March

Posted by on Mar 3, 2012 in Featured | 0 comments

Anagnorisis Picks  |  New York March

March is always a clusterfuck of a month for the arts in New York.  There will be a myriad of art fairs in action and since they've gained in popularity, this year is likely going to be larger than last. Read this quick little guide to help you pick and choose where to go during New York Art Week.

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Posted by on Feb 22, 2012 in Featured | 0 comments

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Music Non Stop

Posted by on Feb 16, 2012 in Anagnorisis Picks, Announcements, Art On View, Featured | 0 comments

Music Non Stop

The Museum of Modern Art will be showcasing electronica pioneers Kraftwork with eight nights of performances, one album per night. Did you manage to get tickets? Share your dramatic story in the comments!

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R.I.P. Dorothea Tanning, Surrealist Darling

Posted by on Feb 12, 2012 in Announcements, Artist Spotlight, Featured | 0 comments

R.I.P. Dorothea Tanning, Surrealist Darling

Many of you have already heard about the death of the surrealist darling, Dorothea Tanning. She was a lofty 101 years old when she passed away peacefully in her home in New York City on January 31.

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