Ruth Orkin, 'White Stoops, NYC' 1952, black and white silver gelatin print 11 x14 inches

This Week: Nov. 5th, 2012

What a couple of weeks! For those of us in New York lucky to be affected minimally by the storm its still managed to be a weird time. With the election thrown in...

Saul Leiter, 'Taxi', ca. 1957 from Acne Paper 14

This Week: Oct. 23, 2012

Okay, after a long haitus – this weekly blog is back. It’s too much to catch up on all that happened so let’s just start from this week!   I started this week...


August 20-29, 2012

  Installation view of Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan at MoMA Alighiero Boetti, ‘The Thousand Longest Rivers’, 1976 tapestry at MoMA Doris Salcedo, ‘Atrabiliarios’, 1992-1993, installation materials timper, gyproc, cow bladder, shoes, surgical thread...

Charles Ray, 'quarter pounder, no color', 2010 at The Whitney

August 1-8, 2012

Charles Ray, quarter pounder, no color, 2010 at The Whitney   Yayoi Kusama at The Whitney Tomas Saraceno at The Met Ellsworth Kelly at The Met Installation view of Ghosts in the Machine...


July 27-29, 2012

  Paul McCarthy at Watermill Center Jean-Luc MoulĂ©ne at Dia Foundation Bridgehampton Dan Flavin at Dia Art Foundation Bridgehampton Dan Flavin at Dia Art Foundation Bridgehampton Dan Flavin at Dia Art Foundation Bridgehampton...

Donald Sultan @ The Drawing Room

July 20-22, 2012


Matthew Brandt, 'Marys Lake MT 2', 2011

This Week: March 26th, 2012

This week brought me down to our nation’s capital for a charity auction supporting Habitat for Humanity. Firstly, I will say that there are very few places or things that give me as...

Francesca Woodman, Polka Dots, Providence, Rhode Island, 1976

This Week: March 19th, 2012

This week was busy, but when truth be told it was all about the Francesca Woodman exhibition at the Guggenheim. Like so many other people I had been anticipating this show for quite...



Once again Acne Paper has produced a uniquely beautiful magazine with its latest edition released last night. Check out my article on photographer Bill Durgin and all the other amazing interviews, essays and...

Bjarne Melgaard, 'Untitled' at Green Naftali

This Week: March 5th, 2012

This week was fun and busy and there was a lot to do and see. The week began with drinks to celebrate the new issue of Modern Painters which features Mike Kelley on...

Melanie Willhide, 'Trick #2 and Trick #4, Palm Springs, June, 2011'

This Week: Feb 26th, 2011

  This week, without even really trying, became mostly about seeing photography, a lot of really great photography and a lot of really diverse work. Here’s a bit about the shows I saw...

Still from Jonathan de Andrades '4000 Disparos (4000 Shots)', 2010

This Week: Feb 13th, 2012

As I mentioned last week the year is moving way too fast. This past week was even more of an indicator of that! With New York Fashion Week now done and dusted and...

Jason Martin at Thaddaeus Ropac

This Week: Feb. 6, 2012

This week brought the realization that with winter more than half over and spring around the corner, my high hopes of travels during the first quarter of this year are quickly disappearing… the...

Frank Thiel, 'Stadt 14/02 Berlin' 2009 from the Elton John Aids Foundation Portfolio

This Week: Jan. 30, 2012

This week started off great as we signed on with Planned Parenthood to work with them on their East End Benefit. It has always been great fun in the past but with everything...


This Week: Jan 23, 2012

This week seemed especially long! Maybe after the excitement of visitors and the snow of last week it was inevitable! One good way of starting the week though is with class. I am...

'Kurt Vonnegut, London 1982' by Dimitri Kasterine

This Week: Jan. 16, 2012

This week winter finally came, everyday was officially cold and then we got our first snowfall of the season! The weather made activity levels dwindle but there were guests in from out of...

From 'Katherine' by Todd Jordan


Thanks to the boys over at Pau Wau Publications, the Brooklyn-based independent publishing collective which focuses on handmade limited edition contemporary photography books, I got a sneak peak of their newest project ‘Muses’....

Joyce Pensato at Friedrich Petzel

Thursday Night Viewing

Here are some favorites from Thursday night…  


Men In Black

  There may not be much more to say on the Damien Hirst Spot Painting Gagosian extravaganza then has already been said. But I will add this… at last night’s opening of the...


Sundance Selects

  DECLARATION OF WAR – Official HD trailer-1 Last night I had the pleasure of attending the viewing of the new French film ‘Declaration of War’ at the wonderful screening room at The...

Isa Genzken

Gesamtkunstwerk – New Art From Germany

      Gesamtkunstwerk = total, ideal, universal work of art/synthesis of different art forms into one all-embracing unique genre. NP’s top picks from the current show on at the Saatchi gallery (London)...


If These Walls Could Talk

Bringing in the New Years surrounded by great shows of the past! Thank you Blaue Gans. Exhibition posters – my favorite ephemera!


Field Trips

Usually I love New York when everyone else is out of town, but for some reason this holiday week lacked the usual motivation to ‘re-explore’ the city that tends to accompany such times....


Abstraction Show at The Hole Gallery

Great Abstraction show that opened last night at The Hole Gallery featuring Matt Jones, Kadar Brock, Scott Reeder and Sam Moyer


Fourth and Main

      Fourth & Main Launched by London based Jamie Wright and Nikhil Adwalpalkar this clothing & contemporary lifestyle brand also comes with a magazine – which is a MUST READ. Great...


Found Treasures

This amazing photograph was found yesterday in a small shop on the corner of Pell Street in Chinatown. Next stop was drinks so the holiday lights are ruining some of its charm. Its...


Janet Cardiff at PS.1

On a perfect sunny, crisp day in the early Spring of 2009 I was wandering around Berlin in a slight haze (a German friend had taken me to her local hole in the...

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