Posts tagged Monochrome
A Review of Yun Hyong-keun at David Zwirner, New York

In a brief word piece titled, “The Eccentricities of an Artist,” published in 1977, Yun Hyong-keun described his life as one without any clear distinction between living and playing. When it occurs to me, I secure my canvas and paint.  At other times, I just sit absentmindedly. . . . Painting is thus enjoyable work.  But when paintings do not work out, it feels like death. . . . In any case, just as I continue to eat and live, I continue to paint. 

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The Robert Mapplethorpe Retrospective at Le Grand Palais, Paris

The Robert Mapplethorpe retrospective at Le Grand Palais has truly ignited my obsession with his life long love affair with the elusive icon - and author of Just Kids - Patti Smith. It is an enthralling story of unconditional friendship, which goes deeper than sex, co-habitation or even fidelity. Above all, they bonded through their work and felt by magnified...

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The Kabakovs: Monumenta Exibition at Le Grand Palais, Paris

The risk of the saturday morning tourists may have seemed like a reckless choice, but after a stodgy brunch at the uber-cool, and deeply unfriendly Holy Belly in the 10th, we ventured to Le Grand Palais. L and I were there to see the biennial Monumenta commission which seemed to have fallen under the radar. After many months of assessing the New York art world together this was our first...

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