R.B. Kitaj is the subject of author Tim Adam's article, "R.B. Kitaj: an obsession with revenge" in the Guardian. The article highlights two upcoming exhibitions at the Jewish Museum in London and the Pallant House Gallery in Chicester which will display the first British retrospective of the work of Kitaj since his death in 2007. Click here to read the full article online and to learn more about the artist.
Marlborough Chelsea will host a book signing with Robert Lazzarini for his new publiciation, guns, knives, brass knuckles on Thursday, February 7th with Jonathan T.D. Neil, on the occasion of his exhibition (damage), on view through February 16, 2013.
The book signing will take place on Thursday, February 7th from 5-7PM at Marlborough Chelsea, 545 West 25th Street.
This event is free and open to the public.
ARTnew's Milton Esterow interviews artist Fernando Botero about his prolific career as an artist and the wide-ranging criticism he has received over the decades of producing artwork in the article, "You Can't Be Liked by Everybody." Click here to read the article in full and learn more about the artist.
The Directors of Marlborough Gallery are pleased to announce that an exhibition of recent work by the painter L.C. Armstrong, entitled Central Park Paintings, will be open on February 13 and continue through March 16, 2013. Comprised of approximately 12 paintings executed in Armstrong's signature technique of vibrant acrylic paint layered with a thick coat of resin on linen on panel, the exhibition features fantastical landscapes that explore the surprises and whimsies of New York's Central Park.
To learn more about L.C Armstrong click here.
The Jewish Daily Forward features an article by A.J Goldman on the soon-to-be ending special exhibition, "Obsessions" displaying R.B. Kitaj's works from 1923 to 2007. To read the full article by A.J Goldman entitled, "The Assassination of R.B. Kitaj" click here and learn more about the artist.
The Directors of Marlborough Gallery are pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition of recent work by the Cuban-born American painter, Julio Larraz, on February 13, 2012. The exhibition will continue through March 16, 2013. This will be Larraz's fourth exhibition in New York since joining the gallery in 2000. The exhibition will feature approximately 24 large paintings on canvas and 4 watercolors and pastels on paper.
To learn more about Julio Larraz click here.
The Instituto Cervantes New York will host a free film-screening of "Valdés As a Pretext" on January 15th at 6pm at the Instituto's auditorium at 211 E 49th Street. The screening is open to the public and will be accompanied by a Q & A session with Manolo Valdes, the Director of the documentary, Javier Molins and the Director of the Instituto, Javier Rioyo. For more information about the event visit the Instituto's website and learn more about the artist.
On view through March 2nd at the Palm Beach Cultural Council is an exhibition devoted to the sculptor Tom Otterness. The exhibition, titled after the artist, showcases a diverse range of the artist's works which dialogue with the centerpiece of the exhibit- Otterness's large frieze, Battle of the Sexes from 1982.