Shahzia Sikander

Shahzia Sikander has embraced the tradition of miniature painting from her native Pakistan. She is pioneering a revival of the form by combining the traditional motifs and techniques with her own personal visions, politics, and sexuality. The resulting hybrid uses as its main formal device a version of the Surrealist’s collage/juxtaposition principal, while her concerns…

La Rochefoucauld

The only good copies are those which show up the absurdity of bad originals. What makes us like new acquaintances is not so much weariness of the old ones or the pleasure of making a change, as displeasure at not being sufficiently admired by those who know us too well, and the hope of being…

Sandra Gering

June98 Galleryhopping: Dove Bradshaw Irrational Numbers Formulations – Hanne Darboven, Sol Lewitt, John Simon, Jr. on-line: Agree to Disagree: With DigressionsJanet Cohen, Keith Frank, Jon Ippolito> Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 10am to 6pm schedule | exhibitions index | broome street | Sandra Gering website Sandra Gering is a modern and contemporary art gallerist, curator, and dealer…

Cornelia Parker

Mass (Colder Darker Matter) is the centerpiece of this exhibition. Presented as her featured work in the 1997 Turner Prize Exhibition at the Tate Gallery in London, this installation is constructed from the charred remains of a Texas church that was struck by lightning. The artist had arrived in Texas for her Spring 1997 residency…

Richard Billingham

In 1996 these untitled images were assembled in an acclaimed book titled Ray’s A Laugh, published by Scalo. This book documents the intimate moments, emotions, and poverty of the Billingham family. Billingham began photographing his family as reference material for paintings while he was an art student at the University of Sunderland six years ago….

Antonin Artaud

Antonin Artaud One can speak of the good mental health of Van Gogh who, in his whole adult life, cooked only one of his hands and did nothing else except once to cut off his left ear,  in a world in which every day one eats vagina cooked in green sauce or penis of newborn…

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