At the Texas (yes Texas) Contemporary Art Fair I met up with hometown gallerists Claire Oliver and Ian Rubinstein. A Chelsea stable for many years Claire recently closed the gallery’s Chelsea location and is moving the gallery uptown to Harlem. She is showing artists Gabi Trinkaus, Matt Bahen, Norbert Brunner...
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Packed and ready to ship to its new home. Impalpable Shadows was sold during the Spring to Action fundraiser organized by @monicakingcontemporary to help raise funds for @feedthefrontlines 25% of the sale went to meals for frontline health care workers. The title comes from a quote from Gaston Bachelard's The...
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Hard Times (Wolves at the Door). Completed during the lockdown. Carved wood, 24k Gold leaf, oil paint. 14” x 18”. #sculpture #contemporaryart #contemporarysculpture #woodsculpture #goldleaf #carving #artstudio #artcollector #artoninstagram #minimalist #artistoninstagram #michaelwolf #michaelwolfsculpture #gallerist #artgallery
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An excerpt from Nicole Sealey’s poem, in defense of “candelabra with heads”. It is her reaction to viewing Thomas Hirschhorn’s sculpture Candelabra with Heads. I could post the whole poem here but I won’t. Go buy her book Ordinary Beast to read the entire poem and more including my favorite,...
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