The Armory Show 2010 – A Safe Bet

The 2010 installment of The Armory Show has come and gone.  Hundreds of galleries from around the world all packed tightly together for a few days on the piers jutting out over the Hudson.  A fitting location as it felt like a sort-of sardine cannery for art.  I walked the entirety of the show on Saturday [...]

Hernan Bas at Lehmann Maupin

I stopped by the opening last night of a Hernan Bas exhibition at the Lehmann Maupin Gallery on Chrystie Street.  Prior to going I was not familiar with Hernan’s work but I was given a tip by art consultant (and friend) Brian Appel to go check it out so I did.  I must say that [...]

Brian Appel: Art Consulting, Art Criticism

Brian Appel is an art consultant and art writer in New York City.  Brian is also a friend.  Brian is extremely passionate about art in all its forms and his passion is infectious to those he engages with.  He is personally responsible for educating me in the history of contemporary fine art photography as well as guiding me [...]