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Peter Roehr

March 11, 2013


Peter Roehr, Wolkenkratzer 12x, 1965

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Winter Season – 2013

January 8, 2013

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Daniel Buren, Photo-souvenir : Projection, travail in situ, Louisiana Museum, Humlebaeck, 1972

David Shrigley at Anton Kern Gallery
January 10 – February 16, 2013

Jacob Kassay: Untitled (disambiguation) at The Kitchen
January 9 – February 16, 2013

Giorgio Griffa: Fragments 1968 – 2012 at Casey Kaplan
January 10 – March 2nd, 2013

Francis Alÿs: Reel-Unreel at David Zwirner
January 10 – February 9, 2013

Luc Tuymans: The Summer is Over at David Zwirner
January 10 – February 9, 2013

Daniel Buren at Bortolami Gallery and Petzel Gallery
January 10 – February 16, 2013

Kenneth Josephson at Gitterman Gallery
January 11 – March 16, 2013

Kevin Cooley: Skyward at Pierogi Boiler Room
January 11 – February, 2013

Gaylen Gerber at Wallspace
January 12 – February 9, 2013

Sascha Braunig: Wrister, Blister, Plaster at Foxy Production
January 12 – February 9, 2013

Lucas Knipscher, Win McCarthy, Sigmar Polke at Rachel Uffner Gallery
January 13 – March 3, 2013

Dieter Roth. Björn Roth at Hauser & Wirth
January 23 – April 13, 2013

The Stairs curated by Sebastian Black & Mathew Cerletty at Algus Greenspon
January 26 – March 2, 2013

Too Big To Fail

October 10, 2012

“I want to do something Big. To do something Big does not mean to do something monumental or gigantic. If something is Big, it’s because it needs to be Big. One must understand that necessity as such or within its own logic. That’s why, when making things Big, I do it myself, with my own hands, with my own materials, with my own visual vocabulary and with my own work. I do it in order to avoid the “Blow-Up” effect and I do it to avoid falling into the trap of “Pumping the Size.” I want to do a Big work to show that the saying “Too Big to Fail” no longer makes any sense. On the contrary, when something is Too Big, it must Fail – this is what I want to give Form to. I want to understand this as a logic and this is the Form! This is what I want to explore, it is the grounding of my new work “Concordia, Concordia.” “Concordia, Concordia” brings back to mind the disastrous wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia and the images of the immersed ship in its confusing architecture. The flooded casino of consumption stands for evidence: the evidence of a coming disaster and the evidence of an announced failure. This is “Concordia, Concordia.”

-Excerpt from Thomas Hirschhorn’s press release for his current exhibition at Gladstone Gallery.

Don’t miss this installation, probably the most memorable exhibition on this list.

Thomas Hirschhorn’s “Concordia, Concordia” is on view at the Gladstone Gallery (530 West 21st Street) through October 20, 2012.

NY Art Book Fair – 2012

September 27, 2012

Horses Think Press is excited to participate in this year’s NY Art Book Fair presented and organized by Printed Matter.

I’ll have a range of books from the recently completed series of 12 Books, as well as select copies of hard to find and out of print titles.

There will also be another viewing party for Justin James Reed’s 2013 in the Classroom on Saturday evening at 7pm, a free book giveaway (erupting spontaneously and randomly around the fair) as well as a couple of completely new titles.

Feel free to stop by and say hello, I’ll be outside in The Schoolyard.

NY ART BOOK FAIR at PS1:

Thursday, September 27, 6 – 9 pm
Friday, September 28, 12 – 7 pm
Saturday, September 29, 11 – 9 pm
Sunday, September 30, 11 – 7 pm

Trevor Paglen – The Last Pictures

September 7, 2012

“Since 1963, more than eight hundred spacecraft have been launched into geosynchronous orbit, forming a man-made ring of satellites around the Earth. These satellites are destined to become one of the longest-lasting artifacts of human civilization, quietly floating through space long after every trace of humanity has disappeared from the planet.

Trevor Paglen’s The Last Pictures is a project that marks one of these spacecraft with a visual record of our contemporary historical moment. Paglen spent five years interviewing scientists, artists, anthropologists, and philosophers to consider what such a cultural mark should be. Working with materials scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Paglen developed an artifact designed to last billions of years—an ultra-archival disc, micro-etched with one hundred photographs and encased in a gold-plated shell. In Fall 2012, the communications satellite EchoStar XVI will launch into geostationary orbit with the disc mounted to its anti-earth deck. While the satellite’s broadcast images are as fleeting as the light-speed radio waves they travel on, The Last Pictures will remain in outer space slowly circling the Earth until the Earth itself is no more.”

Trevor Paglen will present the project under the stars in Bryant Park and participate in a conversation on September 19, 2012.

Lassry & Trecartin

September 7, 2012

Elad Lassry, Two British Short Hair Cats (BSH), 2009

Elad Lassry and Ryan Trecartin talk about cats and other things in a conversation for Interview Magazine.

The Fall Season – 2012

September 6, 2012

Wade Guyton, Untitled, 2010, Epson UltraChrome inkjet on linen

Opening This Week:

Props For Memory: Joseph Beuys, Paul P, Amanda Ross-Ho at Invisible-Exports
September 5 – October 21, 2012

Mark Flood: Artstar at Zach Feuer
September 6 – October 13, 2012

The Feverish Library organized by Matthew Higgs at Friedrich Petzel Gallery
September 6 – October 20, 2012

Robert Irwin: dotting the i’s & crossing the t’s: part II at Pace Gallery

Yayoi Kusama: Drawing from the mid-50s at D’Amelio Gallery
September 6 – October 20, 2012

Sarah Oppenheimer: D-33 at PPOW
September 6 – October 13, 2012

Lise Sarfati: On Hollywood at Yossi Milo Gallery
September 6 – October 13, 2012

Richard Tuttle: Systems, VIII-XII at Pace Gallery
September 7 – October 13, 2012

James Welling: Overflow at David Zwirner
September 7 – October 27, 2012

Al Taylor: Pass the Peas and Can Studys at David Zwirner
September 7 – October 27, 2012

Elad Lassry: Untitled (Presence) at The Kitchen
September 7 – October 20, 2012

Robert Adams: On Any Given Day in Spring and Light Balances at Matthew Marks
September 7 – November 3, 2012

Douglas Gordon: The End of Civilisation at Gagosian Gallery
September 8 – October 13, 2012

Paul Pfeiffer: Playroom at Paula Cooper Gallery
September 8 – October 13, 2012

Opening Next Week:

Gerhard Richter: Painting 2012 at Marian Goodman Gallery
September 12 – October 13, 2012

Kate Steciw: Boundless Hyper at Toomer Labzda
September 13 – October 28, 2012

Richard Misrach: The Desert Cantos at Robert Mann Gallery
September 13 – October 27, 2012

Thomas Hirschhorn: Concordia, Concordia at Gladstone Gallery
September 14 – October 20, 2012

Zoe Leonard at Murray Guy
September 15 — October, 27 2012

Erica Baum: Naked Eye Anthology at Bureau
September 15 – October 21 2012

A Disagreeable Object at the Sculpture Center
September 15 – November 26, 2012

Looking Ahead:

Artie Vierkant at Higher Pictures
September 20 – October 27, 2012

After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age at The Met
September 25 – May 27, 2013

Faking it: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop at The Met
October 11 – January 27, 2013

New Photography 2012 at MoMA
October 3 – February 4, 2012

Wade Guyton OS at The Whitney Museum
October 4 – January 13, 2013

RICHARD ARTSCHWAGER! at The Whitney Museum
October 25 – February 3, 2013
Don’t Miss:

Mark Flood: The Hateful Years at Luxembourg & Dayan
Through September 29, 2012

HELP/LESS Curated by Chris Habib at Printed Matter
Through September 29, 2012

Ghosts In The Machine at New Museum
Through September 30, 2012

Rineke Dijkstra: A Retrospective at The Guggenheim
Through October 8, 2012

Robert Adams: The Place We Live at Yale University Art Gallery
Through October 28, 2012

The Ascendancy of Ink-Jet Printing

September 4, 2012

Wolfgang Tillmans, Headlight (a), 2012

The September 2012 issue of ArtForum is out and looks almost like the September issue of Vogue magazine in it’s thickness and ad content. Inside there is an interesting conversation between Michelle Kuo and Wolfgang Tillmans called Step into Liquid: The Ascendancy of Ink-Jet Printing.

Unfortunately, you can’t read it online, as it’s only available in print.

A quote from Tillmans:

“We have arrived at a point where a large proportion of “painting” is actually ink-jet printing. This is an amazing fact. But, almost as astonishingly, it is never really talked about. A photographic ink-jet print on paper, an iPad drawing printed on ink-jet paper, and an original design printed on ink-jet paper are all technically exactly the same. Perhaps it’s time to rethink the remarkably persistent categorization of artworks. In my view, we are all making pictures.”

Elad Lassry: Untitled (Presence)

August 23, 2012

The Kitchen has announced their Fall 2012 season and Elad Lassry’s Untitled (Presence) is one of the programs being presented.

Tickets are very cheap and will probably go quickly, so if you are curious what dance choreography by Lassry could be, here is your chance.

Pop Art Is:

May 10, 2012

Richard Hamilton, Hommage à Chrysler Corp., 1957

Pop Art is:

Popular (designed for a mass audience)
Transient (short-term solution)
Expendable (easily-forgotten)
Low cost
Mass produced
Young (aimed at youth)
Witty
Sexy
Gimmicky
Glamorous
Big Business

-Richard Hamilton writing in a letter dated 1957

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