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Mike Perry’s solo exhibition “Still Now Is Here: Woolgather Together”

By Misako Otani

New York’s Richard Taittinger Gallery brings Maria Qamar’s feminist pop art to India

By Sarika Sharma

Maria Qamar’s Latest Solo Show, Me Meraself And I, Opens Virtually In New York

By Abhinit Khanna

CULTIVATING A COSMOGARDEN IN NEW YORK CITY HAPPY BOY IN MANHATTAN BY AKI KURODA

By Jenna Ferrey

Editors’ Picks-8 Things Not to Miss in the Virtual Art World This Week

By Sarah Cascone

The Third Week of Winter in New York

By David Patrick Columbia

Charlie Scheips invites us in his multi faceted and colorful world at Richard Taittinger Gallery

Whitehot Magazine-Anthony Haden-Guest on The Female Lens at Richard Taittinger

By ANTHONY HADEN-GUEST  December 2019 As a beginner magazine writer, back in the Golden Age of Magazines –  and, yes, I want those caps! – I got to know some terrific photographers and Eve Arnold was one of them. Arnold, an…

Artnet News-Editors’ Picks: 15 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week

By Sarah Cascone December 16, 2019   Through Friday, December 20 Rania Matar, Samira, 11 (2012). Photo courtesy of Richard Taittinger Gallery. “The Female Lens” at Richard Taittinger Gallery Lower East Side gallery Richard Taittinger is celebrating the International Center of Photography‘s impending…

The Cut – The Artist Blending Pop Art and Indian Soap Operas

By: Bindu Bansinath August 28, 2019   For South Asian women “Fraaaandship?” is an inside joke, an unwanted solicitation, the sound of strange men creeping into your DMs. “Fraaaandship!” is also the title of Maria Qamar’s art installation at the Richard Taittinger…

Eazel – Learning Hinglish in New York City: An Interview with Maria Qamar

By: Jenna Ferrey August 28, 2019   Maria Qamar’s bright Pop-Art canvases have brough a splash of color to Richard Taittinger Gallery and New York City’s Lower East Side. Qamar’s exhibition FRAAAANDSHIP! explores some of the realities and challenges of gender,…

Artnet News – How Maria Qamar’s Feminist Desi Pop Art Went Viral on Instagram, Charmed Mindy Kaling, and Broke Into the New York Art World

By: Sarah Cascone August 22, 2019   The title of artist Maria Qamar’s first solo show, “Fraaaandship,” comes from a popular pickup line among South Asian men. The Canadian-Pakistani artist—who has become an Instagram sensation for her feminist-tinged, Pop art-influenced riffs…

Fine Art Globe – Interview: Maria Qamar’s Big Reveal

By: Heather Zises August 22, 2019   Currently disrupting the white walls at Richard Taittinger Gallery is Fraaaandship!, Desi-Pop artist Maria Qamar’s inaugural solo show in New York City.  Playful and bright, the exhibition (which runs from August 1 to October 6), features colorful works…

The American Bazaar – Pop artist Maria Qamar’s Solo Exhibition ‘Fraaaandship!’ Captures Quirks and Eccentricities of Growing up Desi

By: Zofeen Maqsood August 15, 2019   If you are a desi girl and have lived in the subcontinent growing up, then chances are that sometime in your life you must have gotten an offer for Fraaandship from a fellow desi guy…

Brown Girl Magazine – Hatecopy on Her Solo Exhibition, ‘FRAAAANDSHIP,’ and its Roaring Success

By: Sandeep Panesar August 13, 2019     Maria Qamar, aka Hatecopy, is hosting hundreds of guests all month long after she unveiled her latest collection titled ‘FRAAAANDSHIP,’ at the Richard Tattinger Gallery in New York City, on August 1,…

VICE – Maria Qamar Refuses to Keep Her Art a Secret Anymore

By: Bettina Makalintal August 19, 2019   The internet has been good for Maria Qamar, the Toronto-based artist known as @hatecopy, giving her not just a platform for art she once did in secret, but also a community of over 176,000…

Time Out New York – The Top Five New York Art Shows This Week

By: Howard Halle August 19, 2019   With New York’s art scene being so prominent yet ever changing, you’ll want to be sure to catch significant shows. Time Out New York rounds up the top five art exhibitions of the week, from…

Bedford and Bowery – The Last Little Skips Shows and More Art This Week

By: Cassidy Dawn Graves July 30, 2019   Fraaaandship! Opening Thursday, August 1 at Richard Taittinger Gallery, 6 pm to 8 pm. On view through September 2. This exhibition marks “desi-pop” artist Maria Qamar’s first solo show in the city, but you…

Forbes – Desi-Pop Artist Maria Qamar Hosts First Solo Show And Shares Her Journey In The Business Of Art

By: Jia Wertz August 16, 2019   Maria Qamar, a Desi-Pop artist who became Instagram-famous for her South Asian art, is hosting her first solo show in New York City at the Richard Taittinger Gallery until September 2nd, a contemporary art gallery that focuses…

New York Times – Maria Qamar’s Bold Art Is Both Therapy and Weapon

By: Alisha Haridasani Gupta August 14, 2019   A 10-foot-tall inflatable red lota, a wall covered with balloons resembling bags of Maggi noodles, and a painting of an angry bindi-wearing woman declaring “Mera jism, mera hathyar!” These works of art at Maria Qamar’s exhibition, “Fraaaandship!,” at Richard…

Kulture Hub – Desi-Pop artist Maria Qamar is reclaiming art space for women of color

By: Lily Darling August 6, 2019   Maria Qamar, better known by her Instagram handle @hatecopy, is a Desi-Pop artist whose art refuses translation. After working as a copy editor (hence the pseudonym), Qamar turned to art as a form of…

Toronto Life – The Provocateur

By: Katrina Onstad April 9, 2018   Maria Qamar, who makes art under the name Hatecopy, sits down to talk wearing fitted track pants and a bodysuit of her own design covered in black skulls. Smack in the center of her…

The Teal Mango – How Hatecopy Took Over 2017

By: Nila Choudhury December 8, 2017   Hatecopy is more than just a dope Instagram page. The illustrator behind the relatable comedic posts, Maria Qamar, has developed a movement with her work. She has brought to life the struggles of…

CBC – Why Maria Qamar turned her art into a guide for girls growing up in South Asian families

By: Olivia Pasquarelli August 3, 2017   Artist Maria Qamar, better known as Hatecopy to her over 100,000 followers on Instagram, began attracting attention in 2015 when she shared her Lichtenstein-inspired drawing of a woman crying over burnt rotis on social media….

The Star – They gave her bad advice. Toronto artist Maria Qamar turned it into a book: ‘Trust No Aunty’

By: Azzura Lalani August 1, 2017   Posing for photos in her downtown apartment, surrounded by her artwork and a pile of yellow books at her feet, Maria Qamar seems effortlessly cool and collected. However, though she shot to popularity…

The Indian Express – Them becomes us: Maria Qamar’s Hatecopy spurs desi sarcasm in hilarious cartoons

By: Shikha Kumar July 30, 2017   When Maria Qamar moved to Canada from Pakistan as a nine-year-old in 2000, the transition was challenging. At her elementary school, she was picked on for her skin color, her accent, and the…

Harper’s BAZAAR – This Pop Artist Wants You to Stop Worrying About Your Looks

By: Susmita Baral June 16, 2016   Growing up in Pakistan, women would routinely apply the skin whitening cream Fair & Lovely to Maria Qamar’s face. With her fair complexion, big brown eyes and shiny hazel hair, she was told it would do…

BBC News – Desi beats: Giving Indian aunties a pop art twist

By: Dhruti Shah November 3, 2015   Maria Qamar’s Instagram account is fast becoming a bookmark for young people from South Asian backgrounds, but what exactly is it about her pop art with a twist that’s now drawing the attention of mainstream…

CBS News – HateCopy, Babbuthepainter Show South Asian Struggle Through Collaborative Art

By: Priya Desai July 14, 2017   Instagram has been good to artists Maria Qamar and Babneet Lakhesar. It’s where the two first interacted, supporting one another before meeting in real life ahead of a 2015 art showcase featuring both…

Brown Girl Magazine – Pakistani Hatecopy Artist Maria Qamar Shares Advice and Vision

By: Nisha Khan January 6, 2016 Remember when your aunt from Pakistan would call every few months and ask if you’re married yet when you were like, 15? Yeah, Maria Qamar does too. She also reminds us how ridiculous desi culture can get when…

Artnet News – From a $240,000 Plastic-Bag Bliss-Out to a $3,500 Surrealist Delight, Here Are 6 of the Best Artworks at the 2019 Armory Show

By: Andrew Goldstein Oh, Armory Show. So far away, such lines, the bitter cold wind ripping in from the river, the constant drama… but it’s always more fun than you expect, sales are a-poppin’, and, hey, you get to catch…

Galerie – VIDEO: Highlights from The Armory Show 2019

By: Galerie Editors The 2019 edition of the storied fair brings together 197 galleries, hailing from 33 countries, including several who were participating for the first time. This year also marked the 25th anniversary of the fair, which began in…

Galerie – 10 Standout Booths from the 2019 Armory Show

By: Lucy Rees March 7, 2019 On a particularly chilly yet sunny morning, swarms of collectors flocked to The Armory Show, signaling the start of the New York art calendar. The 2019 edition of the storied fair brought together 197…

Arte Fuse – Eternal Efforts to Stay Prepared for an Uncertain Future: Painter Mehdi Farhadian Talks to Alannah Farrell About His Latest Work

By: Alannah Farrell   Alannah Farrell Interviews Mehdi Farhadian about his current exhibition Parade Square at Richard Taittinger Gallery. Below is the beginning of her interview: Alan Alannah Farrell: Hi Mehdi, thank you for taking the time to chat with me…

New York Times – What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week – Pascale Marthine Tayou

By Martha Schwendener   The work of the Cameroon-born Pascale Marthine Tayou illustrates the complications of the global art model in which artists adopt a handful of industry-approved elements — found objects, pop culture, some form of political critique —…

The Brooklyn Rail – Pascale Marthine Tayou: Colorful Line

By Osman Can Yerebakan   RICHARD TAITTINGER GALLERY | MAY 2 – AUGUST 22, 2018 Tens of branches sprout out of a large white wall, each with a colored plastic bag hung to it at the entrance to Colorful Line,…

Whitewall – Pascale Marthine Tayou’s Colorful Vocabulary and Global Vision

Katy Donoghue   On view this summer at Richard Taittinger Gallery in New York is a large survey of Pascale Marthine Tayou, entitled “Colorful Line.” Curated by Jérôme Sans, it is the most comprehensive exhibition of the artist’s work in the U.S. to date….

Ocula: Running the Course: Frieze New York

Paul Laster Curator Jérôme Sans did the talking at Richard Taittinger Gallery on the Lower East Side that same evening. The former director of Beijing’s Ullens Center for Contemporary Art provided a tour of Colorful Line (2 May–22 August 2018), a survey of new and earlier works…

Monory et la nuit américaine : de la photographie à la peinture

JEAN-PAUL GAVARD-PERRET | FEBRUARY 8, 2018 Evocative of the daily or murderous violence of the world, Jacques Monory’s blue (but sometimes pink) works have, for 40 years, been a faithful reproduction of reality – particularly through traditional and stereotypical images…

Monory and the American night: From photography to painting

  Monory and the American night: From photography to painting   JEAN-PAUL GAVARD-PERRET  |  FEBRUARY 8, 2018   Evocative of the world’s deadly or quotidian violence, Jacques Monory’s blue (and sometimes pink) paintings have, for the past 40 years, been…

Jacques Monory

Jacques Monory 12 Jan — 23 Feb 2018 at the Richard Taittinger Gallery in New York, United States 27 JANUARY 2018     Jacques Monory’s Death Valley nº4. Courtesy of Richard Taittinger Gallery   To celebrate Jacques Monory, who is newly represented…

What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week- January 24, 2018

What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week By Martha Schwendener, Jason Farago, and Will Heinrich Jan. 24, 2018 Jacques Monory Through Feb. 23. Richard Taittinger Gallery, 154 Ludlow Street, Manhattan; 212-634-7154, richardtaittinger.com.   Jacques Monory’s “Béatrice et Juliette n°1” (1972)…

The Distant Blue of Jacques Monory

The Distant Blue of Jacques Monory   In Landerneau, in Britanny (France), Pascale Le Thorel chose more than one hundred and fifty works by the painter-filmmaker Jacques Monory (born in 1924). His paintings, films, and writings suggest fictitious events of…

Jacques Monory: Painter of Blue Series

February 2015 “Jacques Monory: Painter of  Blue Series” Translated from Philippe Piguet’s article for L’œil   Forever with a hat, black sunglasses on the tip of his nose, and a leather vest, the most gentlemen of contemporary artists, Jacques Monory…

The Monory Blue

January 30th, 2015 The Monory Blue The French painter works on the stereotypes and banality of everyday life. At 90 years old, this is the first retrospective devoted to him.   Jacques Villon, Marcel Duchamp’s brother, is thought to have…

Le Monde-Jacques Monory, Set Designer of a Figurative Crime

August 2004 Jacques Monory, set designer of a figurative crime Translated from Geneviève Breerette’s article for Le Monde.   Having the allure of an elegant Hollywood gangster, the artist Jacques Monory presents a selection of works at the Salomon Foundation,…

Gallery Gurls: Enter Frances Goodman’s Woman Cave of Feminist Delights

‘Rapaciously Yours’, Frances Goodman’s recent solo exhibit at the Richard Taittinger Gallery, addresses fundamental women’s issues by way of a tantalizing visual experience. Through large- scale, emotionally engaging works, the South African artist touches upon the male gaze, unjust societal…

HuffPost Arts & Culture: For Selene Wendt, Being a Curator Is About Making Meaning in and of the World

“The job of a curator is very much like that of an editor, in so far as an editor often works to tweak things, and to highlight the strengths of an artist. As a curator, I work to tie together…

Art Observed: AO On-Site – New York: 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, May 5th – 8th, 2016

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair opened its second edition at Pioneer Works in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook this weekend, presenting over 60 artists from 27 countries to cement its reputation as the premier platform for the representation of…

New York Times: Art Fairs to Check Out This Weekend in New York

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair The furthest afield, 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair is worth the schlep out to Pioneer Works in Red Hook. In its second New York edition, the fledgling fair offers a place for international collectors to…

True Africa: 5 must-see booths at 1:54 African art fair in NYC

Richard Taittinger Gallery Walking through the space for Richard Taittinger Gallery, the artwork of Frances Goodman will likely stand out. Even from a distance you will surely notice the image of Nelson Mandela displayed on a giant currency note, and…

ARTNews: ‘It Aims Toward the Universal’: At the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair in Red Hook, Brooklyn

The 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair has returned for a second go-round at Dustin Yellin’s Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn, which is nicely situated at a literal and metaphorical distance from the rest of the Frieze Week action. Many…

New York Post: You won’t believe the famous art hanging in these guys’ offices

In the last decade, New York’s real estate and art worlds have collided like never before, with developers commissioning site-specific work and architects designing entire buildings around major pieces. Meanwhile, the executives behind all those art-mad condominiums have become regulars…

Observer: Weekend Edition: 10 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before May 2

Opening: “Alexander Ponomarev: Stored in Ice” at Richard Taittinger Gallery a multidisciplinary Russian artist and former sailor who has had a lifelong fascination with the sea, Alexander Ponomarev presents two large-scale installations and a selection of drawings in his first…

ARTnews: 9 Events to Attend in New York City This Week

Friday, April 29 Opening:Alexander Ponomarev at Richard Taittinger Gallery Water is the subject in Alexander Ponomarev’s latest show, “Stored in Ice,” at Richard Taittinger. Or rather, ice is. The exhibition, which features installations as well as drawings, examines the Russian…

Hi-Fructose: Frances Goodman’s Writhing Sculptures Consist of Fake Nails

Separately, each artificial nail used by South African artist Frances Goodman is a temporary, expendable object. But when the artist combines them into a single sculpture, she depicts living, “bodily forms” that defy their nature. “Some of the sculptures are…

Attractions Management: Antarctica to host floating Biennale in 2017

An exhibition of contemporary art is being planned for one of the world’s most remote locations – Antarctica. Due to launch 27 March 2017, the Antarctic Biennale will feature around 100 artists and scientists who will travel for 12 days…

TimesLIVE: Wedding Crash: The fabric of Dreams

Titled Rapaciously Yours and on view at the Richard Taittinger Gallery in New York, the exhibition comprises nine sculptures and a large sound installation called The Dream. The latter work is composed of 40 wedding dresses sourced from second-hand stores…

The Art Newspaper: Art among the penguins: inaugural Antarctic Biennale to launch next year

The first Antarctic Biennale – an exhibition of contemporary art in one of the most remote places on the planet – is due to launch next spring, the organisers say. Around 100 artists and scientists will travel for 12 days…

Observer: Swiss Officials Seize Modigliani, Artist Deported After Destroying Passport – and More

Swiss officials seized the Modigliani painting that the Panama Papers revealed belongs to the Nahmad family of art dealers. The Nazi-looted painting Seated Man with a Cane was seized by prosecutors following a raid on the Geneva freeport. Artist Oscar…

Cultivating Culture: Antarctica Gets Its First Art Exhibition

You can see art almost anywhere these days, like abandoned subway stations in the dead of night. You can also see art of all kinds, like cats upon cats upon cats. And now you can see art in a place…

Blouin ArtInfo: Ira Converts Saddam Hussein’s Palace into Museum, New Biennial on the South Pole, and More

Saddam Hussein’s Palace Is Turning into a Museum: The Iraqi government is converting Saddam Hussein’s former palace in Basra into a museum – the first new museum in the country since the invasion in 2003. When it opens its doors…

Broad Strokes: Art Fix Friday: April 1, 2016

The New York Times charts the resurgence of women-only art shows, stating, “While some artists are ambivalent about being viewed through the lens of gender, the all-women’s group show, which fell out of favor in the ’80s and ’90s, is…

Hyperallergic: South African Artist Nails It with Sculptures Made from Thousands of Press-Ons

When Taraji P. Henson, in the character of Cookie on the TV show Empire, stalks into a room, juts out one voluptuous hip, puts her hand on it, looks a rival directly in the eye and says “What’s up, boo…

NewYorkArt.com: Representation of Mehdi Farhadian

Richard Taittinger Gallery is honored to announce the representation of Iranian artist Mehdi Farhadian (b. 1980). The gallery will present Mehdi Farhadian’s first solo exhibit in the US in September 2016. Mehdi Farhadian’s paintings effectively integrate abstract and figurative features to create…

Colossal: Suspended Tree Sculptures Connect an Artist to His Cuban Roots

Jorge Mayet’s tree sculptures produced from paper, wire, fabric, and acrylic showcase the ways in which a tree’s roots often mimic the branches that spread above ground. In these suspended works the underground systems are far more expansive than what…

Trendland: Hanging Tree Sculptures by Jorge Mayet

Cuban expatriate artist living and working in Mallorca, Spain, Jorge Mayet recreates with beautiful precision trees and root structures using papier-maché, paints, wires, and metals. Devoided of political connotation Mayet’s work is a reminiscence of his native Cuba as well…

Fashion Times: 5 Must-See Art Exhibitions in New York City

Richard Taittinger Gallery presents the first major solo exhibition of works by Frances Goodman. The South african artist explores the emotions surrounding  woman’s pursuit to be seen as desirable, confident and powerful in “Rapaciously Yours.” The collection of work involves…

ODD: ‘RAPACIOUSLY YOURS’

Rapaciously Yours, the first major solo exhibition of works by South African artist Frances Goodman, is on display now at Richard Taittinger Gallery, 154 Ludlow St. The show is a breathtaking demonstration of skill and wit, managing to strike that…

Times Live: Northern Exposure: SA art finds Manhattan groove

“All so f***ing African,” reads a text panel floating above the melee at the Armory Show, a ritzy art fair held every spring next to New York’s Hudson River. For a few days last week this provocative statement by Cape…

Covet Cult: “Rapaciously Yours” by Frances Goodman

Rapaciously Yours by Frances Goodman is the first major solo exhibition in the United States, shown by South African artist at none other than my favorite Lower East Side Gallery, The Richard Taittinger Gallery, located at 154 Ludlow St.. I…

Neoillusion: RAPACIOUSLY YOURS :: Frances Goodman

O, Rapture! Capture me and take me away to the depths of your passion. Wrap me in your embrace, calmly sway me virulently, vigilantly and captivate my essence eternally. I am the curve at the edge of the circle, the…

GirlTalkHQ: South African Artist Explores Female Identities and Notions of Beauty With Her Unusual Sculptures

South African artist Frances Goodman is set to showcase an exhibition titled ‘Rapaciously Yours’ at the Richard Taittinger gallery in New York from February 26. Before we talk about her powerful artwork, we should point out that Frances will be…

The Creator’s Project: South African Artist Explores Feminism Through Intimate Sculptures

Artist Frances Goodman once spent hours at a time sitting in between naked women’s legs, adorning their vaginas with individual stones (a process also known as “vajazzling”). She was photographing the vajazzled areas for a new series. Unsurprisingly, she says…

ARTSY: Richard Taittinger Gallery: Ballet Mécanique

Modern-day living contains a machine-like rhythm: maximized efficiency with production-based values. A groundbreaking experimental film released in 1924 by French artist Fernand Léger, Ballet Mécanique, expressed concern for an increasingly automated society. Like this cinematic study of the dance between…

Happening: New artist representations #20

Simon Fujiwara is now represented by Andrea Rosen Gallery. The multidisciplinary artist had his first solo show at the gallery in 2013. In January 2016, Fujiwara will be exhibited at the Obayashi Foundation and at the Tokyo Opera City Art…

The Social NY: Nick Theobald’s Exhibit Arrives at Richard Taittinger Gallery

California-native and New York based artist Nick Theobald’s latest exhibit, “Nick Theobald: WITH HONEY FROM THE ROCK” is currently on display at the Richard Taittinger Gallery in the Lower East Side through December 12. The solo exhibit features paintings and…

Whitewall: Beeswax, Rope, Gold, and a Sea Spong: Nick Theobald at Richard Taittinger

A solo show of new works by artist Nick Theobald is currently on view at Richard Taittinger Gallery in New York, entitled WITH HONEY FROM THE ROCK. The artist uses natural materials to create surprising works—dripped beeswax is used to…

Design & Trend: 5 Must-See Art Exhibitions in New York City

Richard Taittinger Gallery presents Nick Theobald’s solo exhibition, “WITH HONEY FROM THE ROCK.” Theobald’s canvases and sculptures are comprised of raw materials such as beeswax and natural fibers. The collection of works embody a sense of surrender, control, rhythm and…

HUFFPOST ARTS & CULTURE: Nick Theobald and the Art of Surrender

The first thing to hit you when entering Nick Theobald’s small studio space in Bushwick Brooklyn is the dense fragrance of honey. I met the 29 year old in this space as he prepared for his second solo exhibit, WITH…

Neoillusion: NICK THEOBALD: With Honey From The Rock

As the flame approached the wick, the steadied hand reaching from under a mahogany robe paused to encounter with somber delight and expectation the transformation about to occur. For what was dark and solid is about to become a bright…

ARTSY: Richard Taittinger Gallery: WITH HONEY FROM THE ROCK

Like the bible verse suggesting that willful submission is rewarded by satisfaction, Theobald investigates the space between control and surrender in his intricate compositions that engage with unaltered beeswax.   Read more here

Observer Culture: 14 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before November 6

Opening: “Nick Theobald: With Honey from the Rock” at Richard Taittinger Gallery Using beeswax as his main medium, Nick Theobald makes vibrant monochromatic abstractions that look like minimalist paintings. He pours hot beeswax in vertical and horizontal patterns and dips…

Time Out New York: Nassos Daphnis

A Greek-American artist who showed with the iconic Leo Castello Gallery for nearly 40 years, Nassos Daphnis was best known for hard-edged canvases, painted in black, white, and primary colors. In 1985, at age 71, he started using digital graphics…

Elephant: Nassos Daphnis: Pixel Fields at Richard Taittinger Gallery

We have a pretty good idea of the ‘Post-Internet’ aesthetic by now, quick recognise the smoothed-out depiction of a reality that is ever so slightly ‘other’ — perhaps the colours pop a little too much or the movement is still…

Wallpaper*: Future Proof: Richard Taittinger Shows the Prescient Work of Nassos Daphnis

While the late 20th century artist Nassos Daphnis was celebrated in his day – by no less than the stellar dealer Leo Castelli, who feted him with a stunning 17 solo shows – his oeuvre has fallen into the shadows, so to…

Observer: 10 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before September 18

Opening: “Nassos Daphnis: Pixel Fields” at Richard Taittinger Gallery A Greek-American artist who showed with the celebrated Leo Castelli Gallery for 30 years, Nassos Daphnis was known for his hard-edged abstractions. In the late-1980s he started using computer generated graphics…

China News: Germany holds Chinese art show

The Vocabulary of the Visible World displays paintings by 10 artists, who are widely recognized as representatives of Chinese contemporary art, such as Ding Yi, Yan Peiming and Zhang Xiaogang. Most of them were born in the 1950s and ’60s,…

Neoillusion: Nassos Daphnis Estate to be Represented by Richard Taittinger Gallery

Artnews broke the story of Richard Taittinger taking on the representation of Greek-American painter Nassos Daphnis on August 7th, but the story runs much deeper than the news shares. Speaking to Richard in the office of his six month old…

Artnet: Nassos Daphnis’ Vibrant Digital Landscapes Dazzle at Richard Taittinger

With the fall season just around the corner there’s a serious list of not-to-miss exhibitions. One is by the late painter Nassos Daphnis, who has a compelling solo show with Richard Taittinger Gallery in New York’s Lower East Side. Daphnis,…

Artprice: New York, the global capital of art… and the art market

New York’s attraction for the art world has no comparison anywhere in the world. The Western capital of art since the 1950s, the Big Apple remains a major magnet for all things cultural (it is home to approximately 100,000 artists),…

Announcing the representation of Nassos Daphnis

Richard Taittinger Gallery is pleased to announce the exclusive representation of the Estate of Nassos Daphnis (1914–2010). Daphnis was a Greek-born American painter and sculptor recognized for his mastery of geometric abstraction and his evolution into what became known as…

ArtNews: Richard Taittinger Gallery Now Reps Nassos Daphnis Estate, Plans Show

The Lower East Side’s Richard Taittinger Gallery announced that it now exclusively represents the estate of Nassos Daphnis (1914–2010). The late Greek-American painter and sculptor, whose work in color theory and geometric abstraction placed him in the hard-edge school, was…

Style: Your Weekend Activity Sorted: A Trip to the Richard Taittinger Gallery

Haluk Akakçe, a great artist and my dear friend, has an exhibition of new work, titled Come Midnight, on view at the Richard Taittinger Gallery in NYC. This is a very special event, indeed, as Akakçe has not had a…

ART QA: Artist Review: Haluk Akakçe

Sometimes, thinking of New York’s Chelsea gallery district brings to mind big-box shows, glamorous spectacle and a certain lack of subtlety. But on the other side of town, through June 21, the Richard Taittinger Gallery in the far less-assuming East…

VIDEO WORKS: 2000-2006

FILM SCREENING THURSDAY, JUNE 11 FIRST SHOWING 6:30PM SECOND SHOWING 7:30PM In honor of Haluk Akakçe‘s first exhibition in New York in nearly a decade, Richard Taittinger Gallery will host a private screening event with a selection of the artist’s…

Whitewall: Haluk Akakçe on Butterflies and the Spirit World

Haluk Akakçe is no art world newcomer. The Turkish contemporary artist has shown his eclectic works all over the world, and is still included in many international collections such as, Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid; Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris; Hoffman Collection, Berlin. But…

Radikal: Haluk Akakçe’s Night Session

Haluk Akakçe’s new exhibition opened at Richard Taittinger Gallery in New York. The crowd outside that gathered after midnight became a part of the opening that lasted until morning. Akakçe’s new works, herald an exciting direction in the artist’s pictorial…

Times Square Chronicles: Richard Taittinger Gallery Presents Fantastic New Show- Come Midnight

This weekend Richard Taittinger Gallery presented a special opening reception of Come Midnight, which is an exhibition of new multi-media work by Haluk Akakçe. Titled after the “Come Midnight” of transition between one day and the next, the exhibition opened…

W Mag: Stacy Engman Takes on Frieze New York

The stylish curator brings her signature take on art-meets-fashion to the annual contemporary art fair on Randall’s Island. See her mix Jeremy Scott with Haluk Akakçe, Emanuel Ungaro with Richard Prince. Stacy Engman at longtime friend Haluk Akakçe’s Come Midnight show…

Gallery Event: Come Midnight Opening Reception

Richard Taittinger Gallery presents Come Midnight, a solo exhibition of new work by Turkish artist Haluk Akakçe. In his first US presentation in nearly a decade, Akakçe uses the notion of transformation as a key to investigate the delicate balance…

OBSERVER / Culture: 8 Things to Do in New York’s Art World, Frieze Weekend Edition

Opening: Haluk Akakce at Richard Tattinger Gallery Finally, art openings convenient for night owls (more, please!) “Come Midnight” will showcase all new work, in several media, by the Turkish artist, and it will open at midnight on Friday and go…

Neoillusion: Heaven Carrier

O, Glory, take us higher! O, Love, save us from ourselves, cry, cry, the lonesome wolves in the hills above the small town of Krasnodar, Russia. Georgy Kuznetsov and Andrey Blokhin share this same spirit in their artist collective of…

Sotheby’s: Highlights From The Venice Biennale’s Iran Pavilion

VENICE – While many attend the Venice Biennale to savour the perspective of artists looking at the reflection of our collective reality, others seek an even deeper messaging relating to the dialogue between cultures, nations and civilizations. The stories are…

Untitled: Haluk Akakçe- Come Midnight at Richard Taittinger Gallery

Richard Tattinger Gallery Come Midnight 154 Ludlow Street, New York, NY May 16 – June 21 Opening Preview: May 15-16, 12 AM – 8 AM The Richard Taittinger Gallery will host a new solo exhibition called Come Midnight, which will…

Artnet: 6 Must-See New York Gallery Shows During Frieze New York

Haluk Akakçe at Richard Taittinger Gallery For his first major US exhibition in over a decade, pioneering video artist Haluk Akakçe is treating visitors to a peek into his creative process. The immersive opening will take place during the artist’s…

The National: Pavilions from Middle East nations tackle themes of war, displacement and identity at Venice Biennale

A drawing from three years ago by Iraqi artist Salam Atta Sabri is a one-page grid divided into dozens of smaller grids. In the boxes, there are faces, with tyes looking forward, and familiar landmarks, facades of buildings. The pictures…

GOOD Magazine: From Russia, With Facebook

With all of Russia’s recent bad press, its nascent modern art scene frequently gets overlooked. One of the most popular forces spearheading the cultural push is the Recycle Group, a Russian arts collective founded by sculptor Andrey Blokhin and his creative partner Georgy…

AMA: Come Midnight at Richard Taittinger Gallery

From 16 May until 21 June 2015, Richard Taittinger Gallery in New York is hosting the exhibition “Come Midnight”, displaying the works of Turkish artist Haluk Akakçe, whom the gallery recently started representing. The artist, who will be holding his…

Avenue: New Kids on the Block

Richard Taittinger’s gallery at Stanton and Ludlow opened in this past spring, and while it may be the newest on the Lower East Side, its owner is already an expert at knowing how to sell better than many dealers who…

Konbini: Is Social Media a Heaven 2.0? Sure, and Both are Dystopias

Imagine an airless, ethereal and infinite realm. A place where the idealized self lives beyond its biological limitations. No, this isn’t heaven but social media — or the utopian ideal of it anyway. Viewed through this lens, perhaps it’s not so provocative…

Russia!: See Recycle Group Show in New York

Russian art lovers and collectors who live in the US have very few chances to see contemporary Russian art, because Russian contemporary art scene follows the rest of the economy in becoming more self-contained. Also, recent depreciation of the ruble made it…

Examiner: Heaven Carrier

Recycle Group, Heaven Carrier Richard Taittinger Gallery, NYC | April 3 – May 3, 2015   This is Russian artist collective, Recycle Group’s first solo exhibition in the United States. ‘They work with repurposed electrical equipment and industrial material to express…

W Magazine Online– Plugged in: Russian art collective Recycle Group lands its first New York Solo Show

When it comes to the Internet Age, you might say that the Russian artists Georgy Kuznetsov and Andrey Blokhin, the duo behind Recycle Group, are skeptics. Their multimedia installations, which often involve a combination of kinetic sculptures and videos, draw…

My Modern Met: Miniaturized Landscapes by Jorge Mayet Appear to Float in Mid-Air

Artist Jorge Mayet sculpts miniature landscapes that look like they’re islands floating in an infinite abyss. The small works, which appear against white gallery walls, create the illusion that they’ve splintered from the ground. Their roots and soil are exposed…

Art Week: Heaven Carrier Opening Reception at Richard Taittinger Gallery

Richard Taittinger Gallery is pleased to present Heaven Carrier, an exhibition of new work by artist collective, Recycle Group. Comprised of Andrey Blokhin (b. 1987) and Georgy Kuznetsov (b. 1985), Recycle Group works with repurposed electrical equipment and industrial material…

Visual News: Tiny Worlds Float on Gallery Walls. Sculptures by Cuban Artist Jorge Mayet

Cuban artist Jorge Mayet is creating his own miniature worlds. Attached to white walls, many of his sculptures seem to float in the sky, their bottom sides revealing raw soil and roots as if they have ripped free from all…

The National: Cuban artist Jorge Mayet has first gallery exhibition in Dubai

Without even a single glimpse of his work, Jorge Mayet’s story is compelling. The artist, a Cuban exile living in Mallorca, Spain, has a photographic memory that allows him to paint photorealistic landscapes based on scenery seen years ago. He…

Arshake: Recycle Group Connectivity

Recycle Group is a duo made up of Andrey Blokhin (1987, Krasnodar, Russia) and Georgy Kuznetsov (1985, Stavropol, Russia). They both studied at the Art Academy in Krasnodar and, before that, Georgy studied in Stavropol, also in Southern Russia. Blokhin and…

Calvert Journal: Site unknown- Recycle Art Group unravel the mysteries of the internet

It’s a pretty great honour for any artist to have their work exhibited outside of their home country. It’s an even greater honour when it’s a Russian art collective. Recycle Art Group, then, are in a pretty laudable position given that the collective currently…

Gazelli Art House: Last Space Remaining | Works by Sergio Calderon & Recycle Art Group

Between 27th September and 24th November 2013 Gazelli Art House will show Last Space Remaining. The exhibition of new works by Spanish designer and artist Sergio Calderon and Russian artist collective Recycle Art Group, will examine the notions of fantasy and reality through…

The Collector Tribune: Paradise Network at Multimedia Art Museum Moscow

An exhibition by duo of Russian artists known as ‘Recycle’ Art Group, is heralding Facebook as a new social network religion, RT reports. The winners of 2010 Kandinsky prize and participants of the Venice Biennale, Andrey Blokhin and Georgy Kuznetsov aka Recycle,…

Observer: Frances Goodman’s ‘Touched’ Dazzles the Nether Regions (NSFW)

During her brief stay in New York, South African artist Frances Goodman put an ad in the Village Voice for female models, then adorned their pubic areas with rhinestones spelling out the phrase “I Do.” (This practice, for the uninformed,…

Huffington Post: Frances Goodman’s ‘Vajazzling Series’ Comes To (Art) Amalgamated (NSFW, PHOTOS)

Even if you are not familiar with the trend of vajazzling, you can probably imagine what it entails. Normally, we wouldn’t think of the ostentatious pastime as the pinnacle of feminism — you are, after all, doing to your vagina…

Hyperallergic: From Car Hoods to Vajazzling

It’s the first Frieze Art Fair in New York and everyone took an excited and speculative deep breathe in anticipation of what is expected to be the next best thing. Not so for South African artist Frances Goodman who is…

Los Angeles Times: Reviving the French contemporary art scene

PARIS —When Théo Mercier talks about his work — sculptures with tribal masks sticking out their tongues or flora sprouting around fleshy pink, bulbous posteriors — he does it with a straight face. His sculpture, “The Loner,” is “a kind…

The Wall Street Journal: Iran: A Defiant Self-Portrait

A new exhibit offers a sweeping survey of works by Iranian artists As Iran seethes from protests over its disputed presidential election, a new museum exhibit in New York explores an aspect of Iranian culture that’s just as rebellious: its…