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......... Adventures in art ......... Blair Asbury Brooks
I love the scale of these. #KayHassan’s “Everyday People” @jackshainmanny #latergram  (at Jack Shainman Gallery)

I love the scale of these. #KayHassan’s “Everyday People” @jackshainmanny #latergram (at Jack Shainman Gallery)

Optical vibrations. #PhilippeDecrauzat, pour tout diviser at #ElizabethDee

Optical vibrations. #PhilippeDecrauzat, pour tout diviser at #ElizabethDee

Like standing under a fleet of flying birds. #JacobHasimoto at #MaryBoone

Like standing under a fleet of flying birds. #JacobHasimoto at #MaryBoone

I couldn’t manage to capture its size. #MonikaSosnowska “Tower” #impressed #HauserWirth @hauserwirth @cristophernyc (at Hauser & Wirth)

Time-lapse film of the installation on view at the #RothNewYorkBar

Foam soaked in cement then dried into shape…and glass, a surfboard, and gravity. #DaveHardy @churner_churner (at Churner and Churner)

The gallery imported the artist’s linoleum studio floor.

#JamesBishop’s architectural surface in “State” (1972), achieved with just oil on canvas at #Zwirner @davidzwirner  (at David Zwirner Gallery)

#JamesBishop’s architectural surface in “State” (1972), achieved with just oil on canvas at #Zwirner @davidzwirner (at David Zwirner Gallery)

Finally read #WalkerPercy’s #TheMoviegoer in preparation for my conversation with #ProspectNewOrleans Artistic Director #FranklinSirmans (coming  soon to #ArtspaceMagazine). The book was a starting point for Sirmans’ curatorial vision for the biennial. Brilliant. @prospect_nola @artspace (at My Bookshelf)

Finally read #WalkerPercy’s #TheMoviegoer in preparation for my conversation with #ProspectNewOrleans Artistic Director #FranklinSirmans (coming soon to #ArtspaceMagazine). The book was a starting point for Sirmans’ curatorial vision for the biennial. Brilliant. @prospect_nola @artspace (at My Bookshelf)

#InkaEssenhigh, inaugural show at the #JacobLewisGallery @jacoblewisgallery  (at Jacob Lewis Gallery)

#InkaEssenhigh, inaugural show at the #JacobLewisGallery @jacoblewisgallery (at Jacob Lewis Gallery)

The man of the hour. CONGRATULATIONS #JacobLewis on the #JacobLewisGallery @jacoblewisgallery  (at Jacob Lewis Gallery)

The man of the hour. CONGRATULATIONS #JacobLewis on the #JacobLewisGallery @jacoblewisgallery (at Jacob Lewis Gallery)

How brilliant is it to have foam cubes as seats? Minimalism meets comfort—and economy. @davidzwirner #DavidZwirner #Zwirner (at David Zwirner Gallery)

How brilliant is it to have foam cubes as seats? Minimalism meets comfort—and economy. @davidzwirner #DavidZwirner #Zwirner (at David Zwirner Gallery)

Masterful show. Absolutely bloody masterful. #MarcelDzama at #DavidZwirner @davidzwirner  (at David Zwirner Gallery)

Masterful show. Absolutely bloody masterful. #MarcelDzama at #DavidZwirner @davidzwirner (at David Zwirner Gallery)

Performance by #SatoruEguchi and #Satomi from #Deerhoof at Sometimes (works of art). At end of the piece, Dan Graham (who was in attendance) exclaimed, “Aloha!” (at Sometimes (works of art))

Performance by #SatoruEguchi and #Satomi from #Deerhoof at Sometimes (works of art). At end of the piece, Dan Graham (who was in attendance) exclaimed, “Aloha!” (at Sometimes (works of art))

Works by #SatoruEguchi at Sometimes (works of art) (at Sometimes (works of art))

Works by #SatoruEguchi at Sometimes (works of art) (at Sometimes (works of art))

The setting for tonight’s Dessert & Discussion with artist Michelle Vaughan at the Roger Smith Hotel. 

Sartorial props are always welcome! Here, Felix Salmon’s suit jacket, with lining made of Michelle’s Hapsburg portrait grid print.

Photo credit: Miriam Basilio

There could be no better place to discuss the Hapsburgs with #MichelleVaughan….  Apparently the ceiling inspired #BuckminsterFuller’s #GeodesicDome @black_von @rshotel  (at The Roger Smith Hotel)

There could be no better place to discuss the Hapsburgs with #MichelleVaughan…. Apparently the ceiling inspired #BuckminsterFuller’s #GeodesicDome @black_von @rshotel (at The Roger Smith Hotel)