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EJ Hauser's metamorphosis at Regina Rex

Many of the  paintings in "Amphibian," EJ Hauser's first solo exhibition at Regina Rex, feature an image of a frog. Or perhaps I should say, an image of an image of an image of a frog. Hauser likes to take pictures and run them through...Show More Summary

Thinking about Paris: The life of Gustave Moreau

From the Gustave Moreau National Museum website: For Gustave Moreau (b. 1826), as for da Vinci and Poussin, artists he liked to refer to, painting was a cosa mentale. It does not seek to recreate on canvas an observation of nature but first and foremost addresses the spirit, and comes from the innermost depths of the artist. Show More Summary

Maillbox: Don Porcaro's shape of play

I get a slew of exhibition catalogs in the mail, so I've decided to feature some of the more interesting ones in a column called "Mailbox."  "Shape of Play: Sculpture by Don Porcaro," a  recent exhibition at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, features an essay from independent critic and curator Karen Wilkin, arrived this week. Show More Summary

Quick study: Divorce court, Heimo Zobernig, menstrual blood paintings, and Flora Crockett

All the links are about painting this week! According to NYPost: Husband removes art collection for the apartment while the wife is in Europe, puts the Basquiat up for auction stashes the rest in a Queens storage facility, then files for divorce. Read more. (Image via Art Market Monitor) Click for full story / links

Art and Film: Women with dogs

Two new films concern edgy women of the New York art scene. Lisa Immordino Vreeland’s Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict builds a portrait of the visionary gallerist, proto-feminist, and renowned libertine as a social rebel and intuitive art savant around a series of taped interviews and an abundance of old footage. Show More Summary

Fundraising update

Fundraising update: To the readers from all over the country who have sent contributions in the past three days--THANK YOU. Your contributions ensure that Two Coats of Paint will get the code upgrade and archiving services required to move forward. Show More Summary

In his own words: William Powhida's paradox

This season William Powhida presents a new body of work at Charlie James in LA that departs from his familiar drawings-on-notebook-paper style. The new paintings and screen prints, still text-based, introduce color in a mash-up of early...Show More Summary

Out first Year-End Fundraising Drive: How you can help

As many of you know, I began publishing Two Coats of Paint in 2007 and have been fortunate to receive grant funding from the Creative Capital / Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writing Program, university funding, and some revenue through Nectar Ads sponsorships. Show More Summary

Interview: Emily Noelle Lambert in Greenpoint

Contributed by Rob Kaiser-Schatzlein / Emily Noelle Lambert's recent paintings are large abstracts, rendered in vivid acrylic paint. On display in "Ideé Fixe," her solo show at Denny Gallery, through November 15th, they vary in line,...Show More Summary

Report from Greensboro, North Carolina

In October, the Art Department of the University of North Carolina Greensboro invited me for a visit, and while I was there I participated in a panel discussion that had been organized by Barbara Campbell Thomas at the beautiful Weatherspoon Art Museum in conjunction with the Maud Gatewood exhibition. Show More Summary

Sense and sensibility at Lennon Weinberg

Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / Though skewed towards this century, the paintings in Lennon Weinberg’s elegantly expansive group show “A Few Days,” from all twenty of the painters the gallery has represented since it opened in 1988, range from 1957 to 2014. Show More Summary

RESIDENCY: Nancy Morrow’s New Paintings

Contributed by Jacquelyn Gleisner / In September, I visited the studio of artist Nancy Morrow at the Two Coats of Paint Artist Residency. Morrow, an Associate Professor of Art at Kansas State University, had spent the previous week at the space in DUMBO, Brooklyn and was scheduled to fly home after our meeting. Show More Summary

My Chelsea morning

Beatriz Milhazes @ James Cohan Beatriz Milhazes @ James Cohan Michelle Segre @ Derek Eller Printer Matter--new location at 231 11th Ave! Louise Fishman @ Cheim and Read Mary Heilmann @ 303 Gallery Svenja Deiningers @ Marianne BoeskyShow More Summary

Objecthood: Joan Miró's painted sculptures

Last week "Miró and the Object," curated by William Jeffett, opened at the Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona. The role of the object has never been fully considered in Miró's work, and in light of the success of the Picasso sculpture show at MoMA, I thought readers might like to take a look at Miró's early exploration in three dimensions. Show More Summary

Jennifer Tee wins the Cobra Art Prize

The Cobra Museum of Modern Art has announced that Jenifer Tee (NL 1973) is the winner of the Cobra Art Prize Amstelveen. By awarding the biennial prize, the museum hopes to draw attention to the experimental nature of the Cobra movement and its relationship to contemporary art. Show More Summary

Quick Study: Tijuana, Cozzolino, Cassab, Bob Ross, Priska Juschka, Moby Dick

Carolina Miranda is covering the Tijuana's art scene for the LA Times. Image above: A guest checks out a painting during a 10th-anniversary party at La Caja Galeria in Tijuana. Its mission isn't just to show art but also to foment an appreciation for it in both children and adults. Show More Summary

Exhibitions: Heilmann, Marden, Riley, Hollowell, and last chance for Krebber

"Geometrics: Waves, Roads, etc.," Mary Heilman's upcoming show at 303 Gallery, will feature paintings on canvas and handmade paper, glazed ceramics, and more furniture sculptures. Opening is Thursday, November 5, 2015. Read more. Goodbye...Show More Summary

The paintings in "Greater New York"

[Image at top: Eric Mack, Pain After Heat, 2014 "Greater New York" at MoMA PS1, New York] This iteration of "Greater New York," the sprawling group exhibition at MoMA PS1 that traditionally highlights the most prominent young artists...Show More Summary

Link list: Artists to follow on Instagram, Part 2

This is the second part of a three-part post on artists who use Instagram. As I said in Part I, my favorite artists to follow are those who post regularly and whose feeds include more than images of their art work. These artists are communicating with each other, not potential dealers and collectors. Show More Summary

Images: John Walker

Julian Kramer wrote in Art in America, February 2015."Walker belongs squarely in the tough-guy visionary camp of postwar British painting, along with paint-splashers and big-tube squeezers like Peter Lanyon and Roger Hilton. Like them,...Show More Summary

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