not overrated

March 31, 2012By candyUncategorized

  Cindy Sherman Retrospective at MoMA through June 11, 2012   –> “[T]he one thing I’ve always known is that the camera lies.” -Cindy Sherman (Respini 23). To lie, here, means that the image produced by the camera may not necessarily correspond to the perception that we might experience directly, if we were immersed in … Read More

black mirrors

March 26, 2012By candyUncategorized

Fred Wilson, Venice Suite: Sala Longhi and Related Works  at Pace Gallery 510 West 25th Street March 17 – April 14, 2012 A quote by Patrick Mimran comes to mind: “Art doesn’t have to be ugly to look clever.” Fred Wilson’s series of glass works in Venice Suite: Sala Longhi and Related Works, at Pace … Read More

first positive review?

March 20, 2012By candyUncategorized

  Franklin Evans “eyesontheedge” at Sue Scott Gallery, 1 Rivington Street. March 2- April 15, 2012 –> –> I am always skeptical of installation art—especially those that utilize the artist’s studio as a trope of the artistic process. The subject matter is easy to choose and equally easy to mess up; I have rarely seen … Read More