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Last week I posted a lengthy, ambling, ultimately perhaps tiresomely discursive roundup of 2016 art highlights. As you’ll likely recall if you read the piece—or as you might observe if you read it here—I found it rather difficult, even nearly dishonest to dig into all the microcosmic good of NYC art shows and the like without first addressing various aspects of the macrocosmic bad that has characterized so much of what we’ve seen in...
This is a weekly, mostly Brooklyn-based compendium of art happenings. (Adrienne Elise Tarver, Eavesdropping, 2016) VICTOR + MO: STORIES OF SHADOWS—ADRIENNE ELISE TARVER In this two-part solo show (the second part is planned for February) Adrienne continues her navigation of Vera Otis, an elegant, mysterious woman with fantastic posture who loves sunglasses and expensive furniture. Vera always seems to be alone, if she's there at all; Adrienne films her house (eight videos will loop throughout the gallery) and displays portions of it (miniature...
Lauren Seiden, Reflections in a Void (2016) Shows that opened within a few weeks of November 11, 2016 had a lot to bear. Notices for openings were accompanied with phrases like "let's be together in these hard times" and "i'd like to see the people i love rn". It was (and remains) impossible to see any work without this new veil of terror, and not many shows matched the unforeseen challenge; not their fault. Although wild, sensitive, and sometimes dark, none of the...
Keep seeing, keep looking! This is a weekly, mostly Brooklyn-based compendium of art happenings. FORTNIGHT INSTITUTE: DICKS — EXHIBITION & DISCUSSION It's a good time to consider the dick. Look at a lot of them—trapped in rock, sketched, oiled, bent, squashed, hard, soft and more—at Fortnight Institute's show, featuring eight artists (one of them male). Tonight, six of those women (Elizabeth Berdann, Mira Schor, Aurel Schmidt, Aura Rosenberg, and Betty Tompkins) will discuss the dick. RSVP required. Discussion: 6:00PM — 8:00PM Wednesday, November...

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