Tag Archives: George Condo


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True Confessions of a Justified Art Dealer Part Six: The Metaphor Delivered

In the summer of 2009, in the middle of a global recession, I opened a show at Rental, my gallery on New York’s Lower East Side, called “Don’t Panic I’m Selling My Collection.” As it turned out, the recession would … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Saul Levine, AS IS IS, 1991, Super 8 film transferred to video. COURTESY ALTMAN SIEGEL

‘As Is Is’ at Altman Siegel

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “As Is Is” is on view at Altman Siegel in San Francisco through June 27, 2015. It features work by George Condo, Saul Levine, John Currin, and many more, … Read More


Features
Nicola Tyson, Portrait Head #55, 2003. Picasso spurred Tyson "toward more self-discovery." LAMAY PHOTO/COURTESY FRIEDRICH PETZEL GALLERY, NEW YORK

‘Dear Picasso’

Revisiting and recasting the master’s work, from Cubism through Guernica to the Mosqueteros of his old age, new generations of artists are discovering Picasso all over again. Read More


Profiles

Before the Kanye Kerfuffle Was the Queen Brouhaha

In 2007 we profiled George Condo, creator of that controversial Kanye West album cover that does not seem destined for a store near you. Read about his punk-rock past, how his portrait of Queen Elizabeth freaked out the English, and why his depictions of women are so ferocious. Read More


Profiles

Fake Tiepolos and the Cabbage Patch Queen

Taking off from the Old Masters, George Condo paints grotesque yet appealing figures that exist somewhere in the territory where Francis Bacon meets Hans Bellmer. Read More