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Hey, I saw this show too and it was great. Except I thought it should have occupied the whole space of the Galerie du Jeu de Paume instead of coupling it with a truly misplaced thingy (can't call this an exhibition really) about Charlie Chaplin. I hope the Galerie never indulges again in such audience seeking excesses, Chaplin was drawing lots of people indeed.

Elizabeth Neel Strung Up

Strung Up

A vital fusion of abstraction and representation is shrewdly inter-weft in the paintings of Elizabeth Neel. At Gasser and Grunert, her first New York solo exhibition, is a series of oil on canvas, aggressively gushing from the walls, with titles like Strung Up, Popped Off, Sucked Up and Flushed Out.

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Jack Goldstein at Metro Pictures and Mitchell-Innes & Nash


The ghost of Jack Goldstein is haunting New York right now with films, records and paintings at Mitchell-Innes & Nash uptown and paintings from the early '80s at Metro Pictures in Chelsea. His suicide two years ago went practically unnoticed by a contemporary art world deep in debt to him (details: here).

Upgrade Anniversary Pictures


The sixth anniversary of the Upgrade with Cat Mazza. She summarized her Micro-revolt project complete with a software application that allows Internet users to reaquaint themselves with the process of knitting. The images show her presentation and inciting the audience to knit.

Free Music, Literally (Part I) by Dion Workman


Dion WorkmanExperimental music presents a curious model for thinking about political art. Political sloganeering and symbolic gestures must be immediately rejected as they exist in the realms of representation that this art form attempts to bypass.



a multi-media spectacle by Ben Neill and Bill Jones at Symphony Space
by Joseph Nechvatal - 03/07/2005

The backlash against the logocentric apparatus and corporate globalization has set in by now. It is well known that we live in an era where image is nearly everything and where the proliferation of unbearably intrusive brand names defines so-called culture.

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