Author Archives: Alan Singer

Printed Ceramics, Mirrors & So Much More

Joe Lee “Assembly Language” atBevier Gallery, Booth Building, Rochester Institute of TechnologyTwenty years ago, with my class at Rochester Institute of Technology, we took a working tour of a facility at Kodak Park where they had million dol… Continue reading

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If in Brooklyn, Visit Georgia

Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modernto July 23, 2017atThe Brooklyn MuseumGeorgia O’KeeffeIt is worth going over to The Brooklyn Museum, if you want to see their different perspective on “Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern”.  What is surprising about this … Continue reading

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On A Corner in Brooklyn

Kendall Shaw at his home studio on President StreetPark Slope, Brooklyn, N.Y.Before I travel back in time with you, I want to shout out to Kendall Shaw who is a painter friend of mine in Brooklyn, New York.  In the Early 1980’s I was settling into… Continue reading

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Vision Of The Future

“Future View” by Alan SingerTransfer monoprint on Fabriano paperMy entry for “Made in NY, 2017″at the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center,Auburn, New Yorkthru May 21, 2017Once a year there is a very interesting juried exhibition of recent art mounted at t… Continue reading

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Whitney Bien

Welcome to the Whitney MuseumThe Biennial continues through June 11, 2017A bit of controversy surrounds the new Whitney Biennial because of Dana Schutz’s painting of an open casket.  In fact instant death seems to be a factor for imagery that you … Continue reading

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Bien

Whitney MuseumRenzo Piano, ArchitectWe approach the Whitney Museum from the west.  It is a bright, sunny afternoon in New York City and it has been snowing earlier in the week, so we had a brilliant day to drive downtown and park to look around. &… Continue reading

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Women’s Work

Ceramics from Andrea PawarskiatThe YardsWomen’s Work is a group show at The Yards, which you can find on the northern edge of Rochester’s Public Market.  Open on Saturday from 10 – 2 pm, you go up two flights of stairs to the exhibition space and … Continue reading

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Art Is My Father

Arthur Singer  ( 1917-1990 ), Self Portraitcirca 1944During World War ll , in The “Ghost Army “Yes, I write about the visual arts, but Art is my father.  He was also known as Arthur – or if you were really close, Artie.  My dad – Ar… Continue reading

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Beyond Category

From left: Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn and Willie-the Lion Smithmid 1960’sCelebration of Black History Month concludes with a whirl of events here in town.  My own way to observe this is to say: what a privilege it has been to come in contact … Continue reading

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With An Artist’s Eye

“Jasper’s Other Map”byBernard MyersatUniversity Gallery, R.I.T.thru March 11, 2017In the University Gallery at Rochester Institute of Technology, we have a physical environment that welcomes the viewer of images in an unhurried atmosphere that is both … Continue reading

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