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February 2018

Chris Jones Reviewed in The Jewish Week

The Jewish Week reviews the group show “Home(less)” at the Hebrew Union College, where Chris Jones’ work “After They Had Left” is featured. There are no people visible in Chris Jones’ large mixed-media collage, “After They Had Left,” one of the first works of...
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February 2018

Otis Jones In Conversation with Glenn Adamson

Otis Jones In Conversation with Glenn Adamson Sunday, 11 March, 2018, 3pm Venue: MARC STRAUS Gallery, 299 Grand Street New York, NY 10002 On the occasion of his inaugural solo exhibition, it is our pleasure to present artist Otis Jones in conversation with Glenn...
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February 2018

Marc Straus Remembers Tim Rollins in a Poem

THE WORD For Tim Rollins You see a word. It isn’t. It’s an idea, it’s letters forming a pattern that may be as incongruous as breadcrumbs, and there’s the bird that will peck at them one at a time and miss the confluence, like...
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January 2018

Otis Jones Inaugural New York Solo Exhibition

MARC STRAUS is pleased to present our inaugural solo exhibition of Texas-based artist Otis Jones. The exhibition will present new works, with an opening reception on Friday February 16th from 6pm – 8pm and then remain on view until April 1st, 2018. The work...
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January 2018

Barry Schwabsky’s Letter to Anna Leonhardt

To Anna Leonhardt by Barry Schwabsky Thank you for showing me your new paintings, Anna. What changes they led me through! I remember you telling me that movement in a painting is not cinematic; “it’s like a thread,” you told me, “it starts somewhere...
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November 2017

Jong Oh “Half Hitch” at IDEOBOX ARTSPACE, Miami | Dec 4, 2017

Neither photographs nor descriptive language do much to clarify the spatial complexity of Oh’s installations, which appear to move abruptly between visibility and invisibility. The pieces are best experienced in person, within the installation space. Oh manipulates simple elements such as thread, graphite, wood,...
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November 2017

Chris Jones in Group Exhibition “STUFF”

British sculptor Chris Jones is included in a group exhibition “Stuff” curated by Becca Pelly-Fry at LUBOMIROV/ANGUS-HUGHES. STUFF is an exhibition that aims to address issues of consumerism and accumulation of material possessions, through the lens of contemporary art. The artists included explore this...
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November 2017

Jeanne Silverthorne In Conversation with Anna Chave

In conjunction with Jeanne Silverthorne’s inaugural exhibition, MARC STRAUS is delighted to present Jeanne Silverthorne in conversation with renown art historian, Anna Chave. The event will take place on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 3:00pm. Anna Chave is Professor Emerita of Art History at...
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November 2017

Thomas Bangsted: A Photographic Puzzle

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark produced two great videos on Thomas Bangsted a few years ago. If you are curious about his photographic processes, inspirations (such as Dazzle Camouflage Ships and Robert Cumming) and ideas, please enjoy them below.
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October 2017

Entang Wiharso Upcoming Exhibitions and Projects

It’s a busy year-end for Indonesian artist, Entang Wiharso. Here is a run-down of his current and upcoming exhibitions and projects: The Art Show – Art of the New Millenium in Taguchi Art Collection The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan Exhibition on view: September...
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October 2017

Hermann Nitsch’s Imitatio Christi by Donald Kuspit

Hermann Nitsch is an Austrian performance artist, in this exhibition performing with paint—making what he calls Schuttbilder—the 75th one, a seemingly endless group of paintings—but he’s better known for his performances in his Orgien Mysterien Theater, where animal blood and guts, along with naked...
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