Rachel Uffner Moves to Suffolk Street


Another change of address on the Lower East Side! Rachel Uffner, one of the early dealers to open in the neighborhood, has joined the gallery game of musical chairs, trading her Orchard Street space for new digs at 170 Suffolk Street, the former home of Show Room, which has moved to Brooklyn.  Read More


Out of the Woods: Benjamin Butler at Klaus von Nichtssagend, Sam Moyer at Rachel Uffner, Guy Goodwin at Brennan & Griffin

Untitled Forest, 2012 (Courtesy Klaus von Nichtssagend)

Benjamin Butler paints trees. As a shtick, it’s awfully specific, but as a formal constraint, it’s surprisingly open-ended, because the organic patterns of a plant’s growth, while necessarily always having a particular, recognizable type of coherence—one that’s similar to but more limited than that of any good painting—are extremely flexible; because Mr. Butler can pull those patterns almost to literal figuration, or push them toward decorative abstraction; and because of his sophisticated but fanciful colors. Read More