Dan Duray


Was It Even Supposed to Be Fun? The Whitney Biennial Opening Kicks Off Armory Week

"BCBGMAXAZRIA partners with the
Whitney Museum of American Art for the 
2014 Biennial Opening Night." (Photo and caption courtesy Patrick McMullan)

“Scenes,” read a label on David Foster Wallace’s Cuddly Cuties™ branded Pale King notebook on the fourth floor of the Whitney Museum at the Biennial opening Wednesday night. The object raised a few questions. Was it necessary to include one of the greatest writers of his generation in this museum show, when he’s already received no shortage of tributes since his suicide five and a half years ago1? And if a writer had to cover this particular opening, might it be, in just this one case, acceptable to attempt an imitation of Wallace’s trenchant, scene-oriented style of journalism2? Read More

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Natalie Frank to Rhona Hoffman, ACME


The painter Natalie Frank is now represented by Rhona Hoffman gallery in Chicago and ACME in Los Angeles. She will have a large painting with ACME at the Armory Show, which opens this week. Her first solo show with Rhona Hoffman is scheduled for this coming September.   In New York, the following April, she Read More


12 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before March 10

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THURSDAY | Opening: The Last Brucennial


Opening: Brendan Fowler, “New Camera” at Half Gallery
Shown in conjunction with Untitled, this show debuts a new production method from the artist that uses commercial embroidery machines as a sort of dark room for his photography. First shown at LAXART, this is the first time they’re in New York. —Dan Duray Read More