REVIEWS

/ ANTEK WALCZAK
View of, "C-A-N-V-A-S, Uhutrust, Jerry Magoo and guardian.co.uk Paintings", Greene Naftali, New York, 2011.
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Antek Walczak

Let’s start this review typically, with a jaunty little narrative that encapsulates what’s happening in Michael Krebber’s latest show at Greene Naftali Gallery. Probably the most famous of Goya’s “Black Paintings” made between 1819-1823, painted directly onto the walls of his home at the time, the Quinta del Sordo (Villa... continue reading
Willem de Rooij’s “Crazy Repelled Firelight”

FRIEDRICH PETZEL GALLERY, New York

Willem de Rooij, Black to Black, 2011.
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Antek Walczak

They’re glittering, these threads that shimmer more than shine, reflecting off the warm light overhead, which dominates on the left side of the panel, enhancing the gradation effect. Tiny loops of black thread barely stick out of the surface here or there. Let’s call them signs of weaving. From the... continue reading
View of, "Vision is Elastic. Thought is Elastic.", Murray Guy, New York, 2011.
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Antek Walczak

The ubiquitous pairing of writing and photography as amateur pastime and teenage site of self-? (? = production, estrangement, submission, replication?) has as much to do with the pioneering use of Livejournal (LJ) in the early 2000s by the then-emergent figure of the emo, as it does with the eventual... continue reading
Frederick Loomis presents Edward Mathew Taylor at White Columns,New York
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Antek Walczak

It could happen as follows. You are perhaps 25 years old, in another 25 years you will be 50, and in that future possibility you will be on a dance-floor, where you will see, dancing in the corner, Marc Jacobs. He is as taut in the face as he is tight and flexible in the limbs. He radiates cheerleader warmth and slutty positivity, while the air wafting from under his tartan skirt is fresh and packed with ozone. You shake your head and calculate his age to be nearly 120,... continue reading

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