Omi Arts Center Gives Greenburger Awards to Saul, Mekas, Nonas, Porter, Reichek

Peter Saul, 'Helluva Problem,' 2012. (Courtesy the artist and Mary Boone Gallery)

The Ghent, N.Y.–based Omi International Arts Center has named the five winners of its 2013 Francis J. Greenburger Award, which goes to “established artists whom the art world knows to be of extraordinary merit but who have not been fully recognized by the public.” (Good idea for an award, right?) The five honorees this year, who each receive an unrestricted $10,000 grant, are Bruce Porter, Peter Saul, Jonas Mekas, Richard Nonas and Elaine Reichek. Read More


11 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before Feb. 27

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Screening: Without Gorky at MoMA
In this 2011 documentary, Cosima Spender investigates the life of her grandfather, the mid-century abstract painter Arshile Gorky, whose work bridged Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism, and whose life was marked by tragedies. Ms. Spender will discuss the film after the 79-minute screening. —Andrew Russeth
Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street, New York, 4 p.m. Read More