Jurgen Teller & Harmony Korine William Eggleston 414

  “There is an emphasis on banality, but also the whispered markings of the south with dead deer and hand-painted signage”   William Eggleston 414 is a compelling book for what it is and what it is not. At first, when I saw the title in the Steidl catalogue, I simply thought it was a […]

First and Foremost, Christopher Wool is a Painter

And If, 1992 enamel on aluminum 52 x 36 in. (135 X 90 cm.   First and foremost, Christopher Wool is a painter and when it comes to the discourse on the viability of painting, he shows us that the medium is indeed very much still alive.   Excerpt from a Wright Auctions text on […]

Richard Prince and Damien Hirst. A Conversation. (2009)

“The fact that de Kooning would disappear, fall down and black out for a couple of days gave me bad memories… I was just in Tribeca the other day trying to explain to someone that in 1975 there was nothing there except burned out buildings…” – Richard Prince   Richard Prince: Do you have any […]

CHRISTOPHER WOOL: “EAST BROADWAY BREAKDOWN”

  Christopher Wool’s (best known as a painter) East Broadway Breakdown, a large body of black-and-white photographs taken at night in the streets between the Lower East Side and Chinatown, began in the mid-1990s and was completed in 2002. ASX CHANNEL: CHRISTOPHER WOOL (All rights reserved. Images @ Christopher Wool)

Christopher Wool – “East Broadway Breakdown” (2003)

By Devon Rye The harsh light of a flash firing out of a small camera tends to turn pictures of almost anything into “ugly” at nighttime. As objects are cruelly lit up and dark shadows cast it feels like you are viewing via the eyes of a homicide investigator behind a taped off crime scene. […]

Christopher Wool: “East Broadway Breakdown” (2003)

  “Between 1994 and 1995, Christopher Wool shot a series of photographs in downtown New York City that he calls East Broadway Breakdown, after a street on the Lower East Side, the neighborhood where he lives and works. Taken at night using a 35mm camera, the pictures feature the neighborhood’s signature streets, with their dilapidated […]