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Archive for September 2012

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50 for Arkansas The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection

Dorothy and Herbert Vogel were avid collectors of contemporary art and were well known throughout the New York art scene. Their world-class art collection began in a one-bedroom New York apartment while they lived on Dorothy's income as a librarian and dedicated Herb's income as a postal worker to the acquisition of art. Their collection…

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Michael Rich at Chace-Randall Gallery

Painting is an imperative act.  A contemporary force with the weight of historical precedent behind it, painting has offered me a language of authentic authorship.  Issues of representation and abstraction, form or formlessness concern me less than experiences which derive from a sustained investigation.  In the studio, my inner dialog guides an exploration of the…

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Ying Li: No Middle Way at Haverford College

  Ying Li has been a customer for many years. I had the pleasure of doing a studio visit with her in New York City in February of 2011. Ying Li Studio visit. She was and is deeply engaged in her work. Her current exhibit is at Haverford College where she is a professor of…

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COLLATERAL DAMAGE: The Human Face of War

Since its inception photography has played an important role in documenting the effects of war. This exhibit features four very brave photographers who show us some of the unintended consequences of war. COLLATERAL DAMAGE: The Human Face of War opens at the Stephen Daiter Gallery Friday September 7th. The exhibit will be on view thru December…

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Henry Horenstein "Honky Tonk: Portraits of Country Music"

Concentrating on the 1970s, but spanning to the present day, Horenstein’s gritty, black-and-white photographs capture the irrepressible spirit of an American institution. Some say the 1970s were the last great decade of country music—between the pomade, plaid jackets, and goofy hillbilly jokes of the 1950s and the more polished “Urban Cowboy” sound of Nashville in…

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