Kenny Scharf at home in Culver City

Hangin with Kenny

Hangin’ with Kenny Interview by Dan Golden “Lately, I feel the need to utilize all of the dire headlines we are all confronting on a daily basis as we enter the most dangerous and stressful moment in our ecological human history. Come on everybody we need to get together and do something! ” — Kenny Scharf […]

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FT Article Alex Katz Painting

Alex Katz: The Artist of the Immediate

ALEX KATZ: THE ‘ARTIST OF THE IMMED’ ON WHY HIS TIME IS NOW “Style and taste are key to Katz – in a subject, he looks at the lipstick, the handbag, the haircut. The smile. The neat black dress. The “artefacts of the culture”, as he puts it. Despite his grumblings, Katz does, in fact, know […]

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Kenny Scharf Portrait

Studio Visit with Kenny Scharf

Studio Visit: Painter Kenny Scharf on the Superfood That Fuels His Work, and Why He Can’t Stand Art About the Art World  Kenny Scharf discusses life in the studio ahead of the opening of his new exhibition at Almine Rech Gallery in New York.  Read more at Artnet News

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Crash installing artwork

John “CRASH” Matos: CELEBRATING 45 YEARS at JoAnne Artman Gallery

“JoAnne Artman Gallery is pleased to present, “JOHN ‘CRASH’ MATOS: CELEBRATING 45 YEARS,” an exclusive online exhibition continuing the conversation of scope, scale, and environment through the spray paint medium.  Remaining true to his masterful integration of pop art, pop culture influences, and his accomplished background in street art, CRASH continues to develop on the […]

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Katz at the Fosun Foundation

Don’t miss this Alex Katz exhibition in Shanghai through the summer

Don’t miss this major Alex Katz exhibition in Shanghai through the summer The New York artist’s biggest solo exhibit in China brings 30 of his works to Fosun Foundation “Alex Katz is no stranger to Shanghai. He was first introduced by London-based gallery Timothy Taylor in 2016 at the West Bund Art Fair where only […]

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Kass at the Cantor Art Museum

Deb Kass at the Cantor Arts Center

Diverse, inclusive, modern: Say ‘YO’ to the new Cantor “Arriving just in time for the turn of the decade, Deborah Kass’ “OY/YO” is a welcome celebration of diversity, openness, communication and interconnectedness that not only represents a new era for the Cantor, but so too reflects current attitudes on campus.” Read the rest of the […]

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The Originals: Alex Katz | W Magazine

Is there a moment or work in particular you think of as your creative breakthrough? People say it’s when I started to do figures on flat ground. Willem de Kooning liked them. Philip Guston called me up. Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns called me up. I was in shock. Poets liked my work too. They […]

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Scharf Earth Flint Stone, 2019

Kenny Sharf’s Optimistically Melting! at Honor Fraser in Los Angeles

  Optimistically Melting! Kenny Scharf September 7 – November 16, 2019 Honor Fraser Gallery Los Angeles, CA “Honor Fraser Gallery is pleased to present Optimistically Melting!, an exhibition of new work by Kenny Scharf. Defying expectations has long been a hallmark of the work of Kenny Scharf. Taught to revere Abstract Expressionism in art school […]

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Katz Homage to Monet 2 Painting

Old Art, New Art, According to Alex Katz – NAD NOW

Old Art, New Art, According to Alex Katz – NAD NOW “The water lilies are on the pond in Maine and I’ve been looking at them for 50 years but I never touched them because of Monet… But I said you’re going to do it, and I just did it,” Alex Katz (ANA 1990; NA […]

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Sultan, Herndon Railway, Dark Objects at Huxley Parlour

Donald Sultan: Dark Objects at Huxley-Parlour Gallery, June 2019

The exhibition will include early, smaller-scale experiments in tar, tile and Masonite from the 1970s, three monumental works from Sultan’s celebrated series ‘Disaster Paintings’ as well as works in charcoal from his series ‘Black Lemons’. Donald Sultan: Dark Objects 5th Jun 2019 – 29th Jun 2019 Huxley-Parlour 3-5 Swallow Street, London, W1B 4DE

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Ryan Lee Gallery - Donald Sultan Mimosa Paintings

Donald Sultan: Mimosa, Paintings and Drawings at Ryan Lee

“Donald Sultan’s new series of images at Ryan Lee is the first exhibition of his Mimosas, inspired by a presentation of the blossoms he received from a friend in the South of France. He began using the structure of the ornamental plant that grows in warm temperate regions of the world to continue his five-decade […]

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Kenny Sharf Totah Gallery Invite

Kenny Scharf’s Blue Blood

Kenny Scharf blue blood May 2 – July 28, 2019 TOTAH 183 Stanton St. New York, NY 10002 “The presentation features a dynamic series of paintings made only using three colors: red, blue, and gray. Scharf’s ubiquitous motifs are observed across the works such as “futuristic planets, personified nebulae, and risible vortices transmogrify into alluring […]

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Modern Art Still exhibition, Halley and Rondinone

Still: Peter Halley and Ugo Rondinone

Peter Halley and Ugo Rondinone Still 4 May – 15 June 2019 50 – 58 Vyner Street, London E2 9DQ (via FadMagazine) Architectural elements, including windows, doors, walls, conduits, smokestacks and cells, all play a significant part in the works of both Halley and Rondinone. ‘Still’ brings together a number of key motifs within each […]

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Ross Bleckner New York Times Article

Ross Bleckner on His Comeback

“Ross Bleckner hasn’t had a show in New York in five years, but on April 24 he debuts a suite of more than a dozen canvases at Petzel Gallery in the show “Pharmaceutria.” It furthers Mr. Bleckner’s exploration of modes of perception.” “The large-scale compositions are mostly black-and-white, with flowers, faces and hands emerging out […]

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Rolon Group Exhibition

Fixed Contained: Group exhibition featuring Carlos Rolón

KOTARO NUKAGA is pleased to present FIXED CONTAINED, a group exhibition of seven international contemporary artists: Brian Alfred, Firelei Báez, Inka Essenhigh, Nir Hod, Tony Matelli, Tomokazu Matsuyama, and Carlos Rolón.  This exhibition is guest curated by Matsuyama, and will be on view from April 20, 2019 through June 29, 2019. Rolón combines flat gold […]

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Katz Media Featured

Sotheby’s: Rediscover Alex Katz

At 91, Alex Katz is one of the most important and oldest living artists in the United States. Born in 1927 in New York to a Russian immigrant family, he has never stopped loving and living art, or paving his way through an art world in a way that kept him from seeming conventional and […]

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Alex Katz Sotheby's S|2 Painting 1

Hong Kong Hosts First Major Exhibition by Painter Alex Katz

Hong Kong Hosts First Major Exhibition by Painter Alex Katz “Katz’s seminal minimal figurative aesthetic not only anticipated the Pop Art explosion in New York in the 1960s but also influenced generations of artists around the world,” said Yuki Terase, Head of Contemporary Art, Asia, in a press release. Sotheby’s S|2 Gallery 5/F One Pacific […]

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Alex Katz interview with Dodie Kazanjian and Calvin Tomkins

  “Only a painter could look at a large-scale architectural project as if it were a canvas. It’s one explanation, at least, as to why Alex Katz isn’t sweating the permanent installation of 17 large-scale paintings across the 400-foot train platform at the 57th Street subway station.”

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Eric Fischl installed at Octavia Art Gallery

Eric Fischl: Octavio Art Gallery

Octavia Art Gallery New Orleans December 1, 2018 – January 26, 2019 Eric Fischl perfectly captures ‘unsettling human quirks’ “…but the mostly collage-like works here and in other recent shows reflect a tersely fluid, near finger-painterly quality of gesture appropriate to figures who […] inhabit a familiar world that seems to be shifting under […]

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The Tulsa Voice, Joe Andoe Horse

Joe Andoe: Timeless Calamity

Andoe’s paintings have always been minimal. He distills the essence of figures and objects from memory onto dreamlike fields of monochrome. Many of his landscapes are angled as if the viewer is glancing out the window of a moving car. Done in color or black and white, they resemble the outskirts of Tulsa as seen […]

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ARoS Aarhus Art Museum: 40 gigantic works by Julian Schnabel

Julian Schnabel: Aktion Paintings 1985-2017 12 October – 3 March 2019 ARoS is presenting the largest Julian Schnabel-exhibition to date in the Scandinavian countries. Many of the artworks are from Schnabel’s own collection and have never been exhibited publicly. Julian Schnabel is seen as one of the leading protagonists of painting in the last half […]

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ALEX KATZ’S LIFE IN ART His paintings make us see the world the way he sees it, clear and up close, with all but the most essential details pared away. By Calvin Tomkins “At Cooper, I went from someone who was basically incompetent to being the best painter in the school,” -Alex Katz It took […]

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Scharf Exhibition in UAE Gallery view


KENNY SCHARF: INNER AND OUTER SPACE Leila Heller Gallery: Dubai March 19 – August 31, 2018 “Leila Heller Gallery is pleased to present the first solo exhibition in the UAE by Kenny Scharf. His new body of work is a reaction to what he perceives as our ‘increasingly out-of-control situation’, depicted by the melting faces […]

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