arting’ around.

contemporary art

IMG_4573 (1)Jackie Mock, Paint collected from Various New York City Subway Stations, 2013 @ the Spring/Break Art Show. artist website here. 
nam june paikNam June Paik, Video Chandelier X, 1990 @ James Cohen Gallery.
IMG_0150Gerhard Richter, 11-Scheiben (11-Panes) (886-3), 2003 @ High Museum of Art in Atlanta. 
IMG_4418Janet Cardiff, The Forty Part Motet, 2001 @ the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. 
yossi miloAssaf Shaham, installation view of Division of the Vision @ Yossi Milo Gallery. 
photoshowclose up of photographs from Social Photography IV, a collection of cell phone photographs @ Carriage Trade
phillip stearnsPhillip Stearns, Fragmented Memory, 2013 @ Onishi Gallery with Partner, NYFA. 
ps1Samara Golden, The Flat Side of the Knife, 2015 @ MoMA PS1.
IMG_0144Chris Olfili, Installation view of Night and Day @ New Museum.
also this.

and on.

Art, exhibitions, My Photography

So passes another year full of art + ideas. Here are a few of my favorite art experiences from 2013.  
turrel 2James Turrell, The Light Inside 1999 permanently installed at the MFA Houston.

HorseNick Cave Performance at Grand Central Station

maya-lin-definanceMaya Lin, Wave Field 2009 @ Storm King Art Center

antansuiEl Anatsui, Broken Bridge II 2013 @ the Highline.

sweet banksyBanksy Pop-up Chelsea Gallery.

New MuseumNYC 1993 Exhibition @ the New Museum

img_4847Nam June Paik Retrospective @ the Smithsonian

earthroomWater de Maria, Earthroom 1977.

exploding2Concrete Jungle, a part of the Bushwick Collective.

IMG_7047Matthew Day Jackson @ Hauser & Wirth.

kusamaYayoi Kusama, Love is Calling 2013 @ David Zwirner Gallery.

met afterhoursAt the Metropolitan Museum of Art – afterhours.

Global Grove

exhibitions

Nam June Piak

Nam June Paik, ElectroSymbio-Phonics for Phoenix, 1992. On view at the Phoenix Art Museum.

The moment I first saw  Nam June Paik’s, ElectroSymbio-Phonics at the Phoenix Art Museum and learned that it was originally commissioned and installed in the Phoenix Sun’s Arena.. I instantly fell in love with the pioneer of video art.  I am very eager to get myself over to Washington D.C. to experience the Smithsonian’s monumental exhibition, Nam June Paik: Global Visionary. The Smithsonian has on view over 140 of Paik’s most pivotal works, from their newly acquired Nam June Paik Archive, as well as borrowed works from public and private collections. It looks like a substantially impressive exhibition and I look forward to experiencing it.

Check out a photo gallery & review Here & if your in the area go see it before it closes August 11.

nam june paikNam june paik

top: Nam June Paik, Electronic Superhighway: Continental U.S. 1995   bottom: Nam June Paik, TV Garden 1974-2000. [photo credit: Chang W.Lee/NYTs]

Also, check out the Paik-Abe Video Synthesizer an invention that Paik claimed..

will enable us to shape the TV screen canvas
as precisely as Leonardo
as freely as Picasso
as colorfully as Renoir
as profoundly as Mondrian
as violently as Pollock
and as lyrically as Jasper Johns.

from a passing car

Art, Websites

Nam June Paik, Electronic Superhighway: Continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, video installation +neon, steel and electrical components. 1995 Currently at the Smithsonian.

I love that Texas got inverted so the US could stay on balance and desperately wish I could see this in person to watch the TVs, that highlight each of the states.