At Odds and Ends

by HRM on October 14, 2013

Bernard-Henri Lévy, author of American Vertigo and superstar philosopher in his native country, has curated an exhibit for the Fondation Maeght in southern France.  “Adventures of the Truth: A Narrative” explores the relationship of art to philosophy over the last six centuries.


A Gallery Undone

by HRM on February 4, 2013

The original intensity of a work of art tends to be obscured by the formality of its own presentation. Only occasionally does the framework of typical convention break down, when art can stand for itself, rather than the value it signifies. It can be observed and interpreted for what it is, rather than what its custodians want it to be.



by HRM on November 8, 2012

On a seldom visited corner, burrowed in the narrow streets above the Buttes Chaumont, is a quaint and curious gallery called Le Plateau. Although it’s currently celebrating its 10th year in the neighborhood, the gallery is easily missed by many. But, whenever I’m in the mood for an enigmatic surprise, this is where I find myself.


Boys Don’t Cry

by HRM on October 19, 2012

On October 4, 2012, I trekked to Manhattan’s far West Side for the opening reception of Boys Don’t Cry, a debut of Baang and Burne’s three newest additions. Boys Don’t Cry features Joseph Cultice, Chris Jehly and Rich Tu, three visual artists working with different mediums and very different aesthetics.


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