The sculptor John Chamberlain has been around since the early ’60s. He had a corrugated-steel piece sitting on the floor of Andy Warhol’s original Factory, and he had one prominently on display at Max’s Kansas City right through the heyday of the sex, drugs and music.
The artist recently surprised onlookers by leaving Pace, his Read More
The View Master is your handy guide to the week’s best gallery shows and museum exhibitions.
The Baltimore Sun reports that Grace Hartigan, the second-generation Abstract Expressionist and one-time New York painter, has died. Hartigan was 86. She was one of the last members of the hardboiled and cigarette-lean generation of American artists that followed Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning.
The Sun bit is touchingly hometown. The story focuses Read More
A couple of years ago, the O.K. Harris Gallery organized an exhibition of late sculptures by Philip Pavia (1912–2005). Pavia died shortly after this tantalizing show of large primitivistic heads, his achievements as an artist largely lost to history. A photo of Pavia’s 1961 exhibition at Kootz Gallery appears in New Art City, the overview Read More