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MATT MARELLO

Multimedia artist Matt Marello is scheduled to take part in a group show titled “Image Is Everything” at the Geoffrey Young Gallery in Barrington, MA early next month and there is nary a link available on the internet. Which means you heard it here first. Marello, along with 11 other artists (including fellow Pierogi mainstay...

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ABIGAIL DEVILLE

For art lovers in NYC, there’s been good reason to make the trek up to the South Bronx lately. This past weekend, activism central—aka Brook Park—hosted an art show on Saturday and an Indigenous Peoples fest Sunday, each boasting a coterie of up and coming talent. This Wednesday, Wall Works in the Mott Haven neighborhood will...

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GRACE LANG

For many decades, comics, posters, big eye prints, and hot rod art were relegated to the status of ephemeral art. Even worse were those garish deity prints sold in shops hawking cheap Indian and Nepalese wares. No more. Grace Lang joins the ever-increasing parade of low-brow artists interested in such kitsch as a valid form of...

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FEATURE: MATT MARELLO

Matt Marello’s last exhibition at Pierogi Gallery was in 2012. I wrote then—in an earlier iteration of this website—that it “feels strangely like walking into a temple built to convert punk-rockers and disillusioned aesthetes from oblivion back to self-discovery.” I tried pitching a review of the show to the Village Voice and Juxtapoz magazine, neither...

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John J. O'Connor: paintings and drawings.

INTERVIEW: JOHN O’CONNOR

John Jerome O’Connor is known as a painter, illustrator, sculptor, and photographer, though the mediums often blend into highly-processed, conceptual works which have made him difficult to pin down. Take O’Connor’s Sunspot series, for instance, from his last show at Pierogi Gallery (November 2013). The artist snapped a series of selfies that captured a variety of moods,...

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AGNES DENES

The Hungarian-born, New York-based Agnes Denes hardly needs our little blurb to draw attention to her work. Lauded since the early Eighties, the artist has filled NYC’s urban landscape with some of its most puzzling and transcendental public sculptures, including the 1982 installation of a two-acre golden wheat field in the Lower Manhattan’s Battery Park....

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