American master Alex Katz unveiled thirteen new paintings at his first show with Gavin Brown. I loved seeing his iconic portraits of Ada, the artist's wife, and my friend Ulla, who now lives in Germany. A must see exhibition open until October 8th.
Dedication of the Elizabeth Murray Art Wall at The Bowery Poetry Club
Forget Fashion Week… the real deal was the heartfelt community who gathered to celebrate the life and career of Elizabeth Murray. Husband and founder of the Bowery Poetry Club Bob Holman read from his latest book, “Picasso in Barcelona”, accompanied by Vito Ricci on guitar, beautiful daughter Sophia performed excerpts from two plays, and Jennifer Bartlett also spoke.Artists, poets and downtowners viewed a moving trailer from filmmaker Kristi Zea’s work in progress, “Everybody Knows…Elizabeth Murray.”