Category Archives: Tibor de Nagy Gallery

Make your own Joe Brainard collage (out of fragments he chose but never used)

Have you ever looked at a collage by an artist like Picasso or Joseph Cornell, Kurt Schwitters or Joe Brainard, and felt a powerful urge to immediately go make a collage yourself?  Perhaps there’s something about the tactile, playful, anyone-can-do-it premise … Continue reading

Posted in Joe Brainard, John Ashbery, Joseph Cornell, Kenward Elmslie, Mark Ford, Ron Padgett, Tibor de Nagy Gallery | Leave a comment

James Merrill and … the New York School?

James Merrill is not often mentioned in the same breath as poets of the New York School. He is usually viewed as a consummate formalist and genteel New England poet, celebrated for his elegant style, refinement, and restraint, who operated at some distance from the … Continue reading

Posted in Frank O'Hara, Herbert Machiz, James Merrill, James Schuyler, John Ashbery, John Bernard Myers, Larry Rivers, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, Visual Art

The Collages of John Ashbery and Guy Maddin

John Ashbery has been making collages on the side, as it were, since he was in college, and in recent years, he has begun exhibiting them.  Currently, there is an exhibition at the Tibor de Nagy gallery in New York showcasing collages by … Continue reading

Posted in Art Exhibit, Guy Maddin, John Ashbery, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, Visual Art

Rudy Burckhardt, “The Poet’s Artist”

“Rarer than the artist’s artist is the poet’s artist, and Rudy Burckhardt was one,” Holland Cotter writes in a review in the New York Times today of the new retrospective of Burckhardt’s work showing at the Tibor de Nagy Gallery (which … Continue reading

Posted in Art Exhibit, John Ashbery, Kenneth Koch, Reviews, Rudy Burkhardt, Tibor de Nagy Gallery

John Yau on “A Centenary Celebration” of Rudy Burckhardt

In “The Wonderful World of Rudy Burckhardt,” at Hyperallergic, John Yau reviews an exhibit of Burckhardt’s work, which is currently showing at the Tibor de Nagy Gallery in New York (November 29, 2014–January 17, 2015).  Although not as well-known as some … Continue reading

Posted in Art Exhibit, Edwin Denby, Film, John Yau, Kenneth Koch, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, Visual Art, Willem de Kooning | Tagged

My Tiny Part in a Kenneth Koch and Larry Rivers Collaboration

A few weeks ago, I posted Arthur Danto’s essay “The Koch Collaboration,” which he wrote to accompany an exhibit of Koch’s collaborations with artists that appeared at the Tibor de Nagy gallery in New York in 1994. One of the … Continue reading

Posted in collaboration, Kenneth Koch, Larry Rivers, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, Visual Art

Arthur C. Danto, “The Koch Collaboration”

The great art historian and philosopher of art Arthur C. Danto died several weeks ago at the age of 89, and his passing has prompted a number of interesting reassessments and tributes. Danto is best-known for the theories and arguments … Continue reading

Posted in Alex Katz, Arthur C. Danto, collaboration, Fairfield Porter, Joe Brainard, Kenneth Koch, Larry Rivers, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, Visual Art