Max Fish Closes August 1

The interior of Max Fish on Ludlow. (Courtesy

Max Fish, the beloved Lower East Side bar and host of many a wonderful and unassuming art show, will shut down its current location for good on Aug. 1. This Thursday, the bar, which will be moving to Williamsburg, will close their final exhibition, appropriately titled “End of Days,” curated by Ava Rollins and Yolande Whitcomb. Read More


Alcohol as Medium: 12 Works That Make Drinking an Art

14 Photos

Sarah Lucas, Beer Can Penis, 1999

While waiting for the Thanksgiving turkey to roast yesterday, Gallerist sat at home, a glass of beer in hand, and read about the exhibitions that are opening in Miami next week, in conjunction with the Art Basel Miami Beach fair. As we skimmed the news release for Erwin Wurm’s Bass Museum of Art show, these lines caught our eye:

“Wurm’s smaller-scale ‘Drinking Sculpture’ series ask the audience to engage and they literally do; it is a bar. The viewer can open drawers and interact with the piece.”

Read More