Gehard Demetz exhibition at Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Introjection, the exhibition’s title is taken from the psychoanalytic term for when a person unconsciously takes on behaviors or attributes of other people or of the surrounding world.
Mathias Bengtsson – Spun Carbon, prototype chaise lounge, 2002. Phillips Auction, New York.
David Choe’s graffiti wall on Houston and Bowery Streets, New York.
Rufino Tamayo – Tres Amigos, 1987 oil and sand on canvas. Phillips Auction, New York.
Japanese furniture designer Shiro Kuramata created pieces that seem free from gravity. He typically uses materials that are transparent and a combinations of surfaces that plays with light that are visually beautiful. Featured images: Cabinet de Curiosité, 1989 acrylic.
Gabriel Orozco – Samurai Tree 6C, 2006 egg tempura on red cedar panel with gold leaf. Phillips Auction, New York.
Irving Penn: Centennial – Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The master photographer’s retrospective highlights his pared-down aesthetic of studio photography with meticulous attention to nuance and detail. The use of minimal backgrounds (for over 60 years he used mostly an old painted theater curtain), difussed lighting and modern compositions were both innovative and influential… Continue reading Irving Penn: Centennial