The Fish That Ate the Shooting Star

I am in Sao Paulo for the opening of "The Fish That Ate the Shooting Star" Os Gemeos' first solo show in their homeland, Brazil, opening today, 28 July 2006. Most of Os Gemeos' friends and family in Brazil have never experienced their installations, and they've really outdone themselves for the occassion. There are details upon details upon details. In the middle of the gallery, …

An Eye on the Natives

Taking inspiration from the absurdity and wonderment of National Geographic's documentary approach, Bblessing, a new men's clothing boutique in New York's Lower East Side, brings together a handful of their favorite photographers in the group show, "An Eye on the Natives." The collection of nonfiction work opens tonight, 27 July 2006, hasn't been shown elsewhere and was chosen by the artists for their emotional attachment …

Strange Powers

A few weeks ago Creative Time curator Peter Eleey explained that we generally look to art for a transformative experience when he was telling me about the concept behind the group show “Strange Powers,†which opens today 19 July 2006 and runs through 17 September 2006. The works that Eleey and co-curator Laura Hoptman chose for "Strange Powers" are imbued with many more forms of …