Contemporaneous Extension


“Take note of what the ancients taught us in images: madness is divine”

Reflection time! Armory Week seethes with photo essays on what’s hot, not, overrated, inflated, or stimulating. Please find enclosed a more personal strain of smoke. Consider yourself my weekend-long homunculus. Enjoy! (Quotation from Carl Jung’s  The Red Book)

Weathered, yes. Living, maybe.

ARMORY MODERN

Juan Genoves, 'Magma,' 2009, acrylic on canvas on board

Juan Genoves, 'Magma,' 2009, acrylic on canvas on board

Andy Warhol, 'Hallie May Frowick (Halston's Mother),' 1980, original graphic

Andy Warhol, 'Hallie May Frowick (Halston's Mother),' 1980, original graphic

Jean Dubuffet, 'Personnage,' 1962, gouache on board

Jean Dubuffet, 'Personnage,' 1962, gouache on board

Alexander Calder. L: 'Untitled,' 1971, gouache on paper. R: 'Broad Spiral, Narrow Spiral,' 1969, gouache on paper

Alexander Calder. L: 'Untitled,' 1971, gouache on paper. R: 'Broad Spiral, Narrow Spiral,' 1969, gouache on paper

Fernando Botero. Foreground: 'Uccello (bird),' bronze, 1932. Background: 'Circus Musicians,' oil on canvas, 2008

Fernando Botero. Foreground: 'Uccello (bird),' bronze, 1932. Background: 'Circus Musicians,' oil on canvas, 2008

Dexter Dalwood, 'Study for 'William Burroughs',' 2004, paint and collage on gloss paper

Dexter Dalwood, 'Study for 'William Burroughs',' 2004, paint and collage on gloss paper

Jesus Rafael Soto, 'Virtual Cobalto Sobre el Rombo' 1977, oil, wood, metal

Jesus Rafael Soto, 'Virtual Cobalto Sobre el Rombo' 1977, oil, wood, metal

Todd Hido, '#1843,' 1996, chromogenic print.

Todd Hido, L: '#1843,' 1996, chromogenic print. R: '#9198,' 2009, chromogenic print.

Andre Keston, 'SX-70,' Polaroids, 1975-85

Andre Kertesz, 'SX-70,' Polaroids, 1975-85

Andre Keston, 'SX-70,' (detail) Polaroids, 1975-85

Andre Kertesz, 'SX-70,' (detail) Polaroids, 1975-85

Andre Keston, 'SX-70,' (detail) Polaroids, 1975-85

Andre Keston, 'SX-70,' (detail) Polaroids, 1975-85

Leon Ferrari, 'Untitled,' 2006, Acrylic on hardboard

Leon Ferrari, 'Untitled,' 2006, Acrylic on hardboard

Michael Gregory, 'Le Seuer,' 2011, oil on panel

Michael Gregory, 'Le Seuer,' 2011, oil on panel

Al Held, 'West,' 1972, acrylic on canvas

Al Held, 'West,' 1972, acrylic on canvas

Leon Ferrari, 'Letter to a General,' 1963, acrylic on hardboard

Leon Ferrari, 'Letter to a General,' 1963, ink on paper

Leon Ferrari, 'Letter to a General,' (detail) 1963, ink on paper

Leon Ferrari, 'Letter to a General,' (detail) 1963, ink on paper

Julio le Parc, 'Continuous Mobile No. 1/h, 1960-69, wood and transparent acrylic.

Julio le Parc, 'Continuous Mobile No. 1/h, 1960-69, wood and transparent acrylic.

Gordon Cheung, 'Still life with Tulips on Green,' 2001, stock listings and acrylic paint on polycarbonate and canvas

Gordon Cheung, 'Still life with Tulips on Green,' 2001, stock listings and acrylic paint on polycarbonate and canvas

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