Posts tagged ny
In Guns We Trust

British Journal of Photography, by Marigold Warner

May 1, 2019

The Big Sandy is America’s largest machine-gun shooting range. It stretches a quarter of a mile across the western desert of Arizona, one of the most “gun-friendly” states in the country. Twice a year it is the venue for a three-day convention, where extreme gun enthusiasts sample their most sophisticated weapons.

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Tammi Campbell at Arsenal Contemporary NY

Whitehot Magazine, by Johnathan Goodman

Mar, 2019

Tammi Campbell lives and works in Saskatoon  Canada, Her show at Arsenal Contemporary NY on the Lower East Side borrowed from major modernists and contemporary artists--Joseph Albers and Frank Stella among them--and then adds quite literally a contemporary cover, in the form of seemingly real package materials--bubble wrap, masking tape, etc.

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Adieu à Nicola L, Pop Art Icon

Cultured Magazine

Jan 10, 2019

Over an extensive career, Nicola L journeyed from Morocco, where she was born, to Paris, the city where she first encountered Nouveau Réalisme to great influence, to New York, where she took roost in the Chelsea Hotel, and Ibiza, whose sun-kissed coast inspired the artist’s longstanding concern for the skin’s warm envelopment.

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Canadian Art

Jan 9, 2019

The suggestively placed knobs and shiny surfaces of feminist artist Nicola L’s functional sculptures tempt the viewer to stroke, poke, pull and touch. A commode, coffee table, bookshelf and two “sofas” playing dress-up as furniture invite sublimation and use while mocking the impulse to realize an absurd desire.

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Juliana Cerqueira Leite at Arsenal Contemporary NYC

Art Viewer

Oct 30, 2018

Arsenal Contemporary is pleased to present the Brazilian, Brooklyn-based artist, Juliana Cerqueira Leite’s first solo presentation in New York, Until Different. The exhibition opens 13 September and runs through 4 November, 2018.
Juliana Cerqueira Leite reformulates physical presences and absences in the world and body, negating the mere reassertion of subjects and their environments through acts of pivotal transformation. 

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People, Places and Things to Know: Feminist Art That’s Also Furniture, Patterned Bags and More

New York Times - STYLE Magazine

Oct 12, 2018

There was a “Saturday Night Live” sketch not too long ago in which Kate McKinnon pretended to be Brigitte Bardot responding to the #MeToo movement. “Why does woman have breast? It’s for a man to grab and pull!” she said, taking a drag on her prop cigarette. “A drawer has a knob. A woman has two knobs!”.

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The Bodybuilder

Office Magazine, by John Martin Tilley

Oct 6, 2018

Breasts stacked like frog’s eggs; the imprint of the artist’s arm or legs in motion as it progressively deconstructs the very sculpture representing it; plaster that captures the memory of her body leaning on or sitting in the confines of a space exploration habitat—these are the discoveries that await you in the uncanny world of Brazilian artist Juliana Cerqueira Leite. 

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