Category Archives: Art

“Grounding Vision: Wacław Szpakowski” and “Cuban Socialist Posters from the 1970s”

Exhibition: Grounding Vision: Wacław Szpakowski with works by Guy de Cointet, Hanne Darboven, Trisha Donnelly, Sam Lewitt, Hilary Lloyd, Florian Pumhösl, and R. H. Quaytman curated by Masha Chlenova and Anya Komar Dates: January 13 – February 19, 2017 Opening reception: Wednesday, January 18, 6 – 8PM Location: 88 Eldridge Street Opening reception Wednesday, January […]

Big Penis Good Luck

My childhood house in Maine shows up on GoogleEarth. It’s the fifth house from the bluffs overlooking Portland Harbor. To be truthful I’m never sure if it’s the right one, since most homes in the suburbs look the same. Same houses, same lives, same desires, however several years ago an 18 year-old Briton on the […]

FAMOUS FOR NEVER by Peter Nolan Smith on Kindle

FAMOUS FOR NEVER is a semi-fictional recounting of the life of a ne’er-do-well living in the East Village during the 1970s, Paris throughout the 1980s, and Asia for the 1990s. Peter Nolan Smith’s pingponging through the world ricochetted him through the ranks of the famous and near-famous such as Jean Michel-Basquiat and Klaus Nomi without […]

You Bet I Would # 1932

A photo from the collection of Belgian/Indonesian painter Adrien Jean le Mayeur. The artist arrived in Bali by ship in 1932. According to Wikipedia he then stayed in Denpasar Le Mayeur and was fascinated by what remained then of Balinese culture, including the Balinese people’s traditional way of life, the temple rituals and local dances. […]

ROADS OF THE FLYOVER by Peter Nolan Smith

The old crew met at Miguel Abreau’s Gallery on Orchard Street to honor Brock Dundee’s documentary about Afghanistan that he had filmed for the UK MoD. The Scot had flown in helicopters to battle sites and crossed the mountains on foot with the assassins of the SAS. At dinner Dannatt joked that his old friend […]